Bat Removal in San Diego

Bats can be a nuisance to homeowners. They can get into your attic, find their way out of the chimney or just land on your doorstep and make themselves at home! AAAC Wildlife Removal of San Diego will remove all of your bats, repair any damage they may have caused, and seal up the access points so that no more bats can move in. Call now for a consultation!

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Bats enter homes through unsealed cracks and vents

We provide wildlife control services to the surrounding areas of La Mesa, La Jolla, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, Fallbrook, Inland Empire, Del Sur, Carmel Valley, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Santa Fe, Poway, Solana Bay, Spring Valley, San Diego Coastal Cities, and greater San Diego area!

AAAC Wildlife Removal Service of San Diego is a state-licensed, insured, and bonded wildlife removal business. We provide humane bat removal services that are environmentally safe for the bats as well as you! We will come to your home with all the equipment necessary to humanely remove a bat colony from any structure and seal up possible entry points to prevent future bat infestations.

Our wildlife removal services also include raccoon removal, opossum removal, skunk removal, bird control, snake removal, squirrel removal, and more!

San Diego Bat Removal

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San Diego bats will typically roost in your attic during the winter months. These flying wild animals often find their way into chimneys and attics where they make themselves a cozy little home. Can you believe that bats are the only mammal capable of flight? They can enter through small openings like vents, damaged or cracked roofs, leaky soffits, and eaves, unsealed windows, or any crack.

Once inside your house, these bats may leave droppings and urine stains around which can deteriorate your property. Aside from structural damage, their animal waste can be a health hazard as well. Bat droppings (or also called “bat guano”) contain histoplasmosis spores which can be harmful to your pet and family members when inhaled. If you have a family of bats roosting in your attic, wait until they leave before attempting any removal or repairs! Bat removal from attics or chimneys is a delicate process that requires time, care, and patience.

At AAAC Wildlife Removal of San Diego, we provide humane bat removal services. We will inspect your chimney, seal any cracks and crevices that might be allowing bats to enter. If you have an attic or chimney problem with bat colonies living inside it, our experts will locate their access points into the attic and chimney, remove them humanely (because we don’t want to harm a single bat), and seal up the area they were using as their entry point so that other bats can’t get in there again. We will thoroughly conduct attic cleanup and remove bat droppings and also repair any damage they may have caused, including new insulation installation if necessary.

For your bat colony problem, AAAC Wildlife Removal of San Diego is just one call away!

Bat Exclusion in San Diego, CA

Bats Captures using Bat Exclusion

Bat exclusion is a process of humane removal of bats. It is a bat-friendly and bat-proof exclusion process that includes home inspection to identify points of entry for the bat colony. After that, we will get rid of your bats by using live capture traps or bat nets, and seal up any possible access points with a one-way door to keep them out permanently.

Here’s how we handle a bat exclusion job:

  1. Spend a LOT of time identifying each bat entry point into your home
  2. Establish one-way doors at all entry points
  3. Validate that we’ve excluded all of the bats in your attic
  4. Seal every one of the access holes
  5. Conduct an attic cleanup and removal of all the harmful bat droppings using the proper safety equipment
  6. Change insulation (if needed)
  7. Fix any interior or outdoor damage

Bat Control VS Extermination

Bats are protected in most parts of the country, so make certain you make use of a professional when dealing with bat problems. Killing bats is illegal in San Diego and the surrounding areas, so wildlife professionals will use the bat exclusion method to remove them from your home.

It’s important to note that trapping is not an ideal method for removing bats from your home. Unlike trapping other wildlife, trapping bats is difficult because they’re small and agile creatures. The bat control method we use to humanely remove bats from attics or chimneys is called bat exclusion. To exclude bats from the attic or any other location they might be residing, bats are lured into bat traps and relocated to a safer place.

Before bats can be excluded from the San Diego chimney, we must first identify their entry holes! Bats will usually enter through cracks at eaves level as well as gaps around vents and chimneys. Once the bat colony has been excluded from your house, it is important that all droppings and urine stains are removed as soon as possible!

For your wildlife problem, seek wildlife professionals for help. AAAC Wildlife Removal of San Diego is here to help!

Cost of San Diego Bat Removal Services

Bat Removal Services in San Diego, California often tend to be a lot more pricey than many other kinds of wild animal removal, typically because they do so much damage. The price of such bat control services is as follows.

  • The typical price of a modest bat removal for a home or office building in San Diego alone runs around $400+, usually in a range of $250– $650
  • There is generally a (~ $200) evaluation charge, but that is usually attributed toward the removal expense
  • Bat exclusion for small to moderate-sized colonies of bats costs somewhere around $300– $8,000 for removal and exclusion in San Diego
  • Bat guano cleanup and re-insulation can add another $600– $8,000, depending upon the extent of the damage and dimension of the house.

Frequently Asked Questions

Should bats be protected in California?

Absolutely! Bats are an important part of the ecosystem in California. They are the second most common mammal (after rodents) and make up twenty percent of Earth’s mammal population. One of the most common bats found in the state is the big brown bat. Bats contribute to keeping the insect populations low. In just an hour, one bat can eat up to 1,200 mosquitos! 

What is bat guano?

Bat Guano is another term for bat droppings. The droppings are small and can appear comparable to rodent droppings. Yet, do not be tricked. If you shine a flashlight on them after breaking the droppings apart (please use gloves!), you’ll see them shine or glimmer in the light.

Is guano unsafe to humans?

Be very careful around bat guano (once again, gloves people!) as it can transmit a lethal fungal infection referred to as histoplasmosis. You can inhale it just by being anywhere near guano, so we actually suggest you allow experts with correct safety equipment to take care of an attic clean-up.

Is it illegal to exterminates bats in San Diego, CA?

Yes! Killing bats is illegal in San Diego, California. So, let San Diego County wildlife professionals handle your wildlife issues. Wildlife professionals will use bat exclusion methods for wildlife control.

How much does it cost to remove bats?

The cost of bat removal in San Diego is more expensive than other animal removal services because of the damage they cause. Bat removal services in San Diego, CA ranges from around $400 for a simple job up to $5,000+ for bigger jobs that require attic cleanouts and re-insulation.

Who removes bats from homes?

If you found bats in your home or area and want them removed, then you should call a wildlife removal company. You should call wildlife professionals who are licensed to get rid of bats from your homes. However, if the animals need to be removed are dogs or cats, you should call your Local Animal Control services.

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