Let’s face it — rabies can be a pretty scary situation. If bitten by an animal, especially bats, who carry rabies, it can even be deadly if left untreated. Even more scary are bats with rabies flying around your neighborhood and, quite [...]
As the weather begins to warm up and our gardens begin to bloom, the mosquitoes are going to come out in full force. Mosquitoes carry a lot of disease, including West Nile virus and malaria. And mosquitoes have become increasingly resistant to [...]
Think Bats Are Living in Your Home?
I meet people all the time who are spooked by a bat that’s stuck in the house…the basement or a back bedroom. Finding a bat in any room of your house is not fun.
But, this is actually very common.
A recent news item out of Kern county California warns the community to be cautious when they come across bats. There are some great shots of bats in this video, including a few homes that obviously need bat removal and bat proofing services [...]
Ozzy Osbourne is making news, again. And, once again, it’s bat related.
Maybe he’s paying the price for his antics on stage in the early 80’s.
The story goes like this: At a concert in Des Moines, Iowa, a fan threw a live bat at the stage[...]
The Department of Natural Resources in Indiana recently closed all of the caves on state properties as a precaution against the spread of White Nose Syndrome.
While there is no known human health risk, White Nose Syndrome is spread from bat to [...]
I’ve been highlighting Get Bat’s Out technicians that I work with around the country as part of an ongoing series. This week, I took a moment to speak with Tom Lorsung in Douglas County, Nebraska about his work in bat removal.
The truth is, bat work is expensive. While many residential jobs can be completed for less than $4000, I’ve done jobs that ended up costing homeowners as much as $25,000. Why the wide range?
Sticker shock is very common.
Bats: Not Your Typi[...]
I’ve learned quite a bit about bats over the years. They are the only flying mammal. They nurse their pups.
And their roosting behavior is fascinating!
On the Numbers
In the case of Big Brown Bats, normal gestation takes 60 days. It takes abo[...]
This week we talked to John Nanoski of Wake County, North Carolina about the great work he is doing for happy bat-free customers. This is what he had to say about his job:
In Conversation with John Nanoski
John, where do you live and what citie[...]