The summer months are the time of year that people spend outdoors and enjoy the warm weather. This is also a great time of the year that many pests and other critters are out and about as well. You want to do what you can to enjoy your summer and keep the pests out of your house. The problem is that many of the pests are also looking for a cool place to rest just like we do. That is why your house is the place to go. One of the pests that become a problem in the summer months can be seen out at night in the sky diving for little insects. The bat is a pest that come out when the sun dips down and is in search of their next meal. Many of them are looking for pests that are flying around the sky and that is why you can set them apart from birds. They usually are not flying in nice neat and smooth patterns but much more erratic. You want to make sure that you know what to do if a bat finds its way into your house. Animal Pest Management Services, Inc outlines what you should do if a bat gets in your house.
Why Do Bats Keep Coming in My House?
When bats are out and looking for food they are using other senses then sight to get their prey. They are going to chase a pest around at just about any cost and that means that they can accidentally find themselves in your house. An open door on a warm summer night is a great opening for a bat to mistake as another place to look for food. They usually don’t want to be trapped in your house because when they are ready to sleep or nest they want to be in a dark and quite place. Not your house that is teaming with noise and people. That is why when they get in the house you will see the bat do a few laps around looking for an exit.
What Not To Do if You Find a Bat Hiding in Your House
If you happen to get a bat as a visitor this summer it is best to avoid trying to trap it on your own. There are some species of bats that can carry disease and you do not want to chance it. You also could have bats that will bite if they are feeling trapped. Lastly you don’t want to injure the bat in the persuit of releasing it back to the wild. That means that chasing it around with a broom or a net is off the table.
Bat Control & More in San Bernardino, Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside & San Diego Counties, California
If the bat is in the house you can start by closing off all other openings in the house. Close doors to all other rooms so that it cannot take up refuge there. You want to leave as many openings as you can so that it can find a way out. Sometimes they will get out all on their own and if they do not you can call out pest control services that has expertise in bat control. Animal Pest Management Services, Inc can come out to your house to inspect for unwanted bats. Call us today!