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Bat Removal
Get rid of bats

Q: If I leave the bats alone will they just go away?

Q: A bat had babies in my attic. Will the baby bats leave when they get big enough?

Q: Why is bat removal important if they are in my attic?

Q: I have bats living in the attic. There is a very strong smell coming from the attic. What is it?

Q: A bat died in my attic. If I leave it there will the smell go away?

Q: Is bat removal necessary?

Q: Is trapping bats the way to do bat removal?

Q: Are bats dangerous?

Q: I found a baby bat in my attic. What should I do?

Q: Once the bats are removed how do you keep more from coming back?

Q: Do bats really suck blood?

Q: How many babies will a mother bat have?

Q: I hear noises in my attic. Could it be bats?

Q: I saw bats fly into my attic. Should I have the bats removed?

Q: How many bats are in my attic?

Q: Something made a big hole in my air conditioning duct work. Was it bats?

Q: How long will it take to remove bats?

Q: I found bat droppings on the side of my house. Does this mean I have bats?

Q: Once the bats are removed, who does bat cleanup?

Q: How do I get rid of bats?

Q: If I leave the bats alone will they just go away?

A: Not before they do significant damage. Once bats live in your attic they will usually stay. Bats leave guano, bat feces, and urine in the insulation and soffit areas. This guano is very dangerous and can cause serious health problems. If the bats ever leave other bats are attracted to that smell and will make your attic their new home.

Q: A bat had babies in my attic. Will the baby bats leave when they get big enough?

A: When the baby bats, called pups, are born they are not yet capable to fly. Once the pups are big enough to fly they will be able to leave the attic. Most species of bats in Florida will stay with its colony and therefore stay in your attic.

Q: Why is bat removal important if they are in my attic?

A: Bats will do significant damage in your attic and can be very expensive if they are not removed. The bat feces, or bat guano, will ruin the insulation in the attic and the drywall underneath it. Bats are also very dangerous to have living in the attic. The bat guano can grow a fungus that releases spores into the air causing histoplasmosis in humans. Histoplasmosis can cause serious respiratory diseases and can even lead to chronic lung disease. The number one cause of the rabies virus being transmitted to humans is from bat bite. Bat removal is essential to prevent costly damage in the attic and protect the safety of your family.

Q: I have bats living in the attic. There is a very strong smell coming from the attic. What is it?

A: Bat feces, called bat guano, has a very strong ammonium smell and is also very dangerous. The bat guano needs to be removed to get rid of the smell and to protect the health of the residents living in the home.

Q: A bat died in my attic. If I leave it there will the smell go away?

A: Depending on the season it could take a very long time for the smell of any dead animal to go away. In the summer a dead animal can smell very strong for a few weeks and then start to get better. In the winter the smell might not be as bad but could last for months. In either case it is important to get the dead animal removed professionally. The smell can be dangerous for someone with respiratory problems and any ecto-parasites that were living on the animal need to be exterminated. The smell could also be from the bat guano which is also very dangerous. Allstar Animal Removal will remove the dead bat, remove the bat guano, exterminate the ecto-parasites and deodorize to reduce the smell.

Q: Is bat removal necessary?

A: Yes. If bats invade the attic then they pose a serious threat to the health and safety of a home. The bat feces, or bat guano, will ruin the insulation in the attic and the drywall underneath it. The bat guano can grow a fungus that releases spores into the air causing histoplasmosis in humans. Histoplasmosis can cause serious respiratory diseases and can even lead to chronic lung disease. Bats are the number one cause of the rabies virus being transmitted to humans in the United States. Rabies is 100% fatal if untreated. If a bat bites someone then the bat must be trapped and sent away to be tested for rabies. If the bat cannot be trapped, then the person who was bitten must go through a series of expensive rabies shots. Any contact with a bat should be treated as a bite. The bats in Florida have teeth so small that it is difficult to tell when someone has been bitten. Bat removal is necessary and should be left up to the professionals at Allstar Animal Removal.

Q: Is trapping bats the way to do bat removal?

A: No. Bats are protected in Florida and it is illegal to trap bats. Bat proofing or bat exclusion is the most effective way to remove bats. Some companies will use poison to kill the bats and not only is it illegal but the bats will probably die in a wall and produce a terrible smell. Then a dead animal removal will be necessary. Other techniques such as sounds and smells do not work. The bats need to be excluded from the home humanely and only by a trained professional. If the bats are sealed in a home without given a chance to leave they will starve and die. The bat specialists at Allstar Animal Removal are experienced in bat proofing and can humanely remove the bats from a home.

Q: Are bats dangerous?

A: Bats are very dangerous. Bats are the number one cause of the rabies virus being transmitted to humans in the United States. Rabies is 100% fatal if untreated. If a bat touches someone it must be treated as if it was a bite. The bats in Florida have teeth so small that it is difficult to tell when someone has been bitten. Bat proofing should be left up to the professionals at Allstar Animal Removal.

Q: I found a baby bat in my attic. What should I do?

A: Bats are protected in Florida and a bat pup should be left alone. Call Allstar Animal Removal for advice on when the bats will be old enough to fly and excluded from the attic.

Q: Once the bats are removed how do you keep more from coming back?

A: When the bats are removed and excluded from the attic then bats should not be able to get back in. Allstar Animal Removal uses the best materials and any full home exclusion for bats comes with a one-year guarantee.

Q: Do bats really suck blood?

A: Of the 13 species of bats found in Florida none of them suck blood. The bats commonly found in Florida are insectivores and a single bat can feed on over 3000 insects in one night. Fruit bats are sometimes found in Florida but are not residents. There are over 1000 species of bats worldwide and only 3 of those species feed on blood.

Q: How many babies will a mother bat have?

A: The most common bat found in Florida is the Brazilian free-tailed bat. This bat only gives birth to one pup a year. Other species of bats found in Florida have litters raging from 1 to 4 pups per year.

Q: I hear noises in my attic. Could it be bats?

A: Yes. Bats are commonly found in attics. An attic is an ideal shelter for bats. The noises in the attic could also be from rats, mice, opossum, gray squirrels, flying squirrels, large lizards, birds, or raccoons.

Q: I saw bats fly into my attic. Should I have the bats removed?

A: Yes. Bats are hazardous to ones health and can carry the rabies virus. Bats occasionally find their way into a home from an attic. If the bat ends up in a bed and someone rolls over on it, they could be bitten and not even know about it. Rabies is 100% fatal if untreated. Also, the bat feces, or bat guano, can grow a fungus that releases spores that cause histoplasmosis. If bats get into a home then the home should be excluded and bat proofed by a professional at Allstar Animal Removal.

Q: How many bats are in my attic?

A: Bats in Florida form large colonies ranging from a few hundred to several thousand.

Q: Something made a big hole in my air conditioning duct work. Was it bats?

A: No. Bats use existing holes to use shelter. Raccoons, opossum, rats and squirrels are notorious for digging holes in a/c duct work. Let a professional at Allstar Animal Removal perform an inspection and determine what animal did the damage.

Q: How long will it take to remove bats?

A: The time it takes to remove bats depends on how large the house is and how many entry points there are. Once all of the exclusion is complete and the bat valves are in place then the bats should be gone within a few days.

Q: I found bat droppings on the side of my house. Does this mean I have bats?

A: If there are bat droppings stuck to the side of the house then there are probably bats in the attic. Call Allstar Animal Removal to perform an inspection that will determine if there are bats in the attic.

Q: Once the bats are removed, who does bat cleanup?

A: Allstar Animal Removalís technicians are experienced in bat removal and bat cleanup. We will remove the bat feces, or bat guano, safely and effectively. After the bat cleanup is complete then we will disinfect and deodorize.

Q: How do I get rid of bats?

A: A trained, experienced professional will perform an exclusion to bat proof the building. Certain areas will be left open and a device to let the bats out will be placed. Allstar Animal Removal uses the best materials and any full home exclusion for bats comes with a one-year guarantee.

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damage caused by bats in the following areas and more

Pinellas County Bat Removal
Baypines - Belleair - Clearwater - Crystal Beach - Dunedin - Gulfport - Indian Rocks Beach - Indian Shores - Kenneth
City - Largo - Madeira Beach - Oldsmar - Ozona - Palm Harbor - Pass-A-Grille Beach - Pinellas Park - Redington
Beach - Safety Harbor - Saint Petersburg - Seminole - South Pasadena - St. Pete Beach - Sunset Beach - Tarpon
Springs - Tierra Verde - Treasure Island

Hillsborough County Bat Control
Apollo Beach - Balm - Bloomingdale - Brandon - Carrollwood Village - Dover - Gibsonton - Lithia - Lutz - Mango - Plant
City - Riverview - Ruskin - Seffner - Sun City Center - Tampa - Temple Terrace - Thonotosassa - Valrico - Wimauma -
Ybor City

Pasco County Bat Removal
Dade City - Holiday - Hudson -Land O Lakes -New Port Richey - Odessa - Port Richey - San Antonio - Trintiy - Wesley
Chapel – Zephyrhills

Sarasota County Bat Removal
Nokomis - Osprey - North Port - Sarasota – Venice

Manatee County Bat Removal
Anna Maria - Bradenton - Bradenton Beach - Holmes Beach - Longboat Key - Myakka City - Oneco – Palmetto

Charlotte County Bat Removal
Cleveland - Grove City - Palm Island - Placida - Port Charlotte - Punta Gorda - Rotonda – Solana

Hernando County Bat Removal
Brooksville - Herrnando Beach - Masaryktown - Ridge Manor - Spring Hill - Weeki Wachee

Duval County Bat Removal
Atlantic Beach - Baldwin - Jacksonville - Jacksonville Beach - Mayport - Neptune Beach

St Johns County Bat Removal
Crescent Beach - Elkton - Fort Matanzas - Fruit Cove - Hastings - Marineland - Palm Valley - Ponte Vedra - Ponte
Vedra Beach - St. Augustine - St. Augustine Beach - Switzerland - Vilano Beach

Clay County Bat Removal
Bellair, Green Cove Springs, Keystone Heights, Middleburg, Orange Park, Penney Farms

Polk County Bat Removal
Auburndale - Bartow - Davenport - Dundee - Eagle Lake - Fedhaven - Fort Meade - Frostproof - Haines City - Highland
Park - Hillcrest Heights - Indian Lake Estates - Lake Alfred - Lake Hamilton - Lake Wales - Lakeland - Mulberry -
Nalcrest - Polk City - Providence - Winter Haven

Citrus County Bat Removal
Beverly Hills - Black Diamond - Citrus Hills - Citrus Springs - Crystal River - Floral City - Hernando - Homosassa
Springs - Homosassa - Inverness - Lecanto - Pine Ridge - Surgarmill Woods

Osceola County Bat Removal
Campbell - Celebration - Champions Gate - Kenansville - Kissimmee - Poinciana - St. Cloud

Orange County Bat Removal
Alafaya - Apopka - Bay Lake - Belle Isle - Christmas - Doctor Phillips - Eatonville - Edgewood - Hunter's Creek - Lake
Buena Vista - Maitland - Oakland - Ocoee - Orlando - Tangerine - Windermere - Winter Garden - Winter Park –
Zellwood

Seminole County Bat Removal
Altamonte Springs - Casselberry - Geneva - Lake Mary - Lake Monroe - Longwood - Oviedo - Sanford - Winter Springs

Broward County Bat Removal
Coconut Creek - Cooper City - Coral Springs - Dania Beach - Davie - Deerfield Beach - Fort Lauderdale - Hallandale
Beach - Hillsboro Beach - Hollywood - Lauderdale Lakes - Lauderdale-By-The-Sea - Lauderhill - Lazy Lake -
Lighthouse Point - Margate - Miramar - North Lauderdale - Oakland Park - Parkland - Pembroke Park - Pembroke
Pines - Plantation - Pompano Beach - Port Everglades - Sea Ranch Lakes - Southwest Ranches - Sunrise - Tamarac -
West Park - Weston - Wilton Manors

Palm Beach County Bat Removal
Atlantis - Belle Glade - Boca Raton - Boynton Beach - Briny Breezes - Canal Point - Cloud Lake - Delray Beach - Glen
Ridge – Golf – Greenacres - Gulf Stream – Haverhill - Highland Beach – Hypoluxo - Juno Beach – Jupiter - Jupiter Inlet
Colony - Lake Clarke Shores - Lake Park - Lake Worth – Lantana – Loxahatchee – Manalapan - Mangonia Park -
North Palm Beach - Ocean Ridge – Pahokee - Palm Beach - Palm Beach Gardens - Palm Beach Shores - Palm Springs
- Riviera Beach - Royal Palm Beach – Sandcut - South Bay - South Palm Beach – Tequesta – Wellington - West Palm
Beach

Florida Panhandle

Escambia - Bellview, Brent, Brownsville, Century, Cantonment, Ensley, Gonzalez, Molino, Muscogee, Myrtle Grove,
Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key, Warrington, West Pensecola
Santa Rosa - Avalon Beach, Bagdad, Gulf Breeze, Jay, Milton, Munson, Navarre, Pace
Okaloosa - Baker, Cinco Bayou, Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Laurel Hill, Mary Esther, Niceville, Shalimar,
Valparaiso
Walton - DeFuniak Springs, Freeport, Miramar Beach, Paxton, Point Washington, Redbay, Santa Rosa Beach
Holmes - Bonifay, Esto, Noma, Ponce De Leon, Westville
Washington - Caryville, Chipley, Ebro, Greenhead, New Hope, Sunny Hills, Vernon, Wausau
Bay - Bayou George, Bear Creek, Callaway, Cedar Grove, Fountain, Hiland Park, Laguna Beach, Lynn Haven, Mexico
Beach, Millville, Panama City, Panama City Beach, Parker, Rosemary Beach, Sand Hills, Sandy Creek, Southport,
Springfield, West Bay, West Panama City Beach, Youngstown
Jackson - Alford, Bascom, Campbelltown, Cottondale, Graceville, Grand Ridge, Greenwood, Jacob City, Malone,
Marianna, Sneads
Calhoun - Altha, Blountstown
Liberty – Bristol
Gulf - Port St. Joe, Wewahitchka
Franklin - Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint
Gadsden - Chattahoochee, Greensboro, Gretna, Havana, Midway, Mount Pleasant, Quincy
Leon - Tallahassee, Woodville
Wakulla - Crawfordville, Sopchoppy, Smith Creek, St. Marks, Wakulla Beach, Wakulla Springs
Jefferson – Capps, Drifton, Lamont, Lloyd, Monticello, Wacissa
Madison - Greenville, Lee, Madison
Taylor - Perry, Steinhatchee
Hamilton - Jasper, Jennings, Madison, White Springs
Suwannee - Branford, Dowling Park, Live Oak, McAlpin, O'Brien, Three Rivers, Wellborn
Lafayette - Day, Mayo
Dixie - Cross City, Horseshoe Beach, Old Town
Columbia - Fort White, Lake City, Lulu, Watertown
Union - Lake Butler, Raiford, Worthington Springs
Bradford - Brooker, Hampton, Lawtey, Starke
Gilchrist – Trenton
Alachua - Alachua, Archer, Gainesville, Hawthorne, High Springs, La Crosse, Micanopy, Newberry, Waldo
Levy - Bronson, Cedar Key, Chiefland, Fanning Springs, Inglis, Morriston, Rosewood, Otter Creek, Williston,
Yankeetown

Mobile County Bat Removal
Axis - Bates Field - Bayou La Batre - Bucks - Chastang - Chickasaw - Chunchula - Citronelle - Coden - Creola -
Dauphin Island - Eight Mile - Grand Bay - Irvington - Magazine - Maybank - Mobile - Mount Vernon - Oakville -
Overlook - Plateau - Prichard - Saint Elmo - Saraland - Satsuma - Semmes - Serina - Theodore - Wilmer

Houston County Bat Removal
Ashford - Avon - Columbia - Cottonwood - Cowarts - Dothan - Five Points - Gordon - Gordon Landing - Kinsey - Madrid
- Memphis - Northside - Pansey - Rehobeth - Taylor - Webb
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