bat scratching in wall kansas city missouri home

bat in wall

Big Brown Bat in Wall

Bat in wall

Lately bats have been entering the living space of customers homes more frequently. With the colder weather we’ve been having in Kansas City, bats push further into the homes they’re living in seeking warmth. This colony of bats was found living inside a wall after accessing the inside of the home through an opening near the chimney. If you hear any unusual scratching or squeaking, there may be a colony of bats living in your home. Call us now to schedule an inspection. (816) 533-4257

Insulation in Walls

Bat Visual

Bats scratching inside the walls normally indicates the bats have gained entry into the structure from outside the weatherproof envelope. Finding the bat entry point is very important, critical actually, knowing exactly where the bats are getting in is the first step to resolution. the process normally follows this short, simplified outline:
1. Discover bats in the wall of the house
2. Inspect structure for bats, locate entry hole
3. Seal up entire house and make repairs so bats can not enter
4. Install one way bat exclusion device to allow bats out but no reentry
5. Exclude bats 7-14 days
6. Remove bat exclusion device and repair hole
7. Clean up all bat fecal matter inside house

Bat fecal matter (Guano) is a cause for cancern and needs to be removed from human inhabited structures. There are several sites that explain this in detail
Diseases Spread by Bats

Bat in wall

Big brown bat in wall in Kansas City, MO.

Wildlife Command Center can help with bats, bat guano and sealing your house up to prevent bats from getting inside. Our mission is to help protect your property while helping the bats get out of your house, win/win solutions for both bats and people. Call us today at 816-533-4257 we can help, we will help, you are in good hands.

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About Chance

I am the branch manager for Wildlife Command Center of Kansas City, responsible for marketing, acquiring/setting up new accounts and maintaining accounts. I am certified in resolving human-wildlife conflict and the removal of nuisance wildlife. I have over 7 years of experience in this profession of nuisance wildlife control and have been a part of Wildlife Command Center since the beginning. I specialize in dealing with most wildlife conflicts, removal, exclusion and repair. I am certified in bat standards and have gone through training with the NWCOA.