If you find bats in your Washoe County home, don’t worry. While bats do not actually suck your blood they can take up residence in your home. The insects that are attracted to your outdoor lights also attract bats, however they are doing you a favor, they are feeding on the hundreds of insects buzzing around your house. Thus a bat or two hanging under your porch or carport are most likely just resting between feedings, typically if left alone they won’t bother anyone.
Bats In The Attic
Finding them in the attic of your Reno home can be a problem. We can help with that. Usually a lone bat can find its own way out. If you open all the windows and doors and leave it alone it may leave. Repeated occurrences of bats inside a building through mid to late summer can indicate that a colony could have taken up residence nearby. Colonies in your building can go unnoticed for years! Left alone a colony can cause a great deal of damage.
Bat Damage Cleanup
Once they have been removed there may be a lot of damage left behind. Waste from bat colonies can carry histoplasmosis, an infection of the lungs with symptoms similar to pneumonia. They also are known carriers of rabies. We are equipped to deal with bat removal, whether a single bat in your home or business or a colony in your attic, we will humanely remove them, clean and repair any damage they have made, additionally we can install exclusion methods to prevent re-infestation.