Expert Bat Removal
Xceptional Wildlife Removal offers professional bat removal in McLean. Your home’s attic is the perfect spot for a colony of bats to live in. If you see them flying around in the evening, they may very likely be living in your attic. Call us for a free inspection so we can find out if you have any bat issues and offer solutions to remove them humanely, and effectively.
Bat removal should not be attempted by an inexperienced person as their guano is a breeding ground for harmful insects, and the bats themselves carry diseases that may spread to you or your pets. These critters are vulnerable to rabies so call now to get rid of them in Fairfax County. Our team knows the best and safest way to remove bats from your home. We will get them out and then exclude the home and attic to prevent their return to cause you any more issues.
Attic Bat Removal
One of the more common issues in McLean is bats in the attic. If left unchecked a colony can grow quite large, and as the colony grows in size the guano can cause serious damage to your attic, in addition to your health. It can be easy to forget about attic dwelling bats if you do not use your attic often. We are experts at exclusion or proofing to prevent this from happening to you.
Attempting to remove them from the attic is a difficult task at best and a dangerous one at worst. This dark and cramped area can be a very difficult space to work in without the proper equipment and training. We will safely remove them and prevent their return. This is done safely and humanely with the use of one way doors, where the bats can get out, but cannot get back in. We will inspect to home, find any entrance points and seal them up. Calling for professional help is the smartest, and safest, way to deal with bats in your attic.
Bat Damage Repair and Cleanup
Once they are removed, your McLean home may be left with considerable bat damage. Their urine will soak into the insulation the urine smells horrible and it damages the insulation over time. Guano droppings can pile up into large mounds, and in extreme cases it may even cause structural damage. To make matters worse, guano is both flammable and explosive. To keep bat problems from coming back, we need to seal up every nook and fix any damage. We are experts in carpentry and can repair any damage to look like new.
Our team has the tools to safely remove stained insulation from your home and then replace with new insulation. We have the proper equipment to prevent the spread of disease causing guano and make your attic livable again.
General Bat Removal FAQs
How do we get bats out of my home
Bats are a protected species and you need to be careful follow all laws when it comes to their removal. The best method is exclusion. By use of one way doors the bats will leave you home and not be able to return. Once they are gone the doors are removed and sealed.
How much does bat removal cost?
There are many factors that determine the cost. How long the bats have been there, how much guano clean up, damage repair and seal-up is needed? It’s at least several hundred dollars to over a thousand dollars depending on how widespread the problem is. Please understand there is an enormous amount of work to remove, clean and seal your home or attic.
How did bats get into my house?
Bats will seek your home and attic for a nice, dark place to live. They can get into any gap or opening that’s at least 3/8 of an inch. This is common in many older homes. Over time, mother nature and local critters damage your house. This includes gaps or openings leading to your attic.