In the United States, unlike many other countries, rabies transmitted from dogs to humans has been almost completely eliminated.
Rabies from bats is another story. The most common vector for rabies to humans in the US is now bats. Though it is [...] Read more
Nearly everyone has been “bugged” by gnats, flies, and mosquitoes, possibly even lice. But how many have ever heard of, much less been the victim of “bat bugs” or scientifically known as bat mites? Instead of being someone’s b[...] Read more
There is little in nature more invigorating than watching bats flutter about at dusk, occasionally “dive-bombing” the insects that annoy us so much. Bats are the best insect control there is, eating up to 600 mosquitoes each in an hour. It [...] Read more
Bats and rabies – who hasn’t heard horror stories about bats and the rabies they carry? Or about the painful series of shots required if one is bitten by a bat? Probably very few of us have escaped the tales of woe from those who have un[...] Read more
Bat exclusion, bat proofing, guano clean-up, Histoplasmosis mitigation and repairs to your building from damage caused by bats is often very expensive. Insurance companies and bat removal often do not go hand in hand.
According to the Insurance[...] Read more
Since bats can eat their body weight in insects every night, they produce a significant amount of droppings, or guano. After successfully excluding bats from your home or building, you may be concerned about the mess they left behind. Is it saf[...] Read more
It’s a nice evening. The windows are open, and a soft breeze blows through. You’re about to fall asleep when you hear a rustling sound coming from the hall. You start to blame it on the dog, when you realize he’s outside in the back yard.[...] Read more
Are you thinking of hiring a bat exclusion expert? Congratulations! You’ve decided to take the logical, responsible route in getting rid of your problem with bats. This is a big first step in living bat-free yet enjoying the ins[...] Read more
Bats, the only mammals that fly, are like humans in that they prefer a private dwelling where they are safe from predators and inclement weather. Thus, they will take up residence in homes, apartment buildings, and just about any other structur[...] Read more