a prime target. Large cafeterias and gymnasiums with high ceilings and heights that bats appreciate, make schools look like a five-star hotel.
You already know that educational facilities are expected to be safe, sanitary environments that are bat-free. Given that there are strict regulations on chemical use to resolve bat infestations, can make a successful exclusion even more of a challenge. Our experts know how to safely and humanely control bats based on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles that stress non-chemical methods.
Our bat control services include: Removal of bat colonies, bat proofing, Histoplasmosis remediation, guano removal, parasite sterilization, sanitizing and odor control. United Bat Control Commercial can design and implement a customized bat removal program for your facilities unique needs. We will work with you to provide services that are discreet and convenient, including after-hours and weekend service.
Texas A&M Agrilife extension has published a comprehensive document on the impact of bats on school facilities. This detailed information is useful for all schools. There information is broken down in the following categories.
- Identify the species.
- Inspect the building for entry points and roosting areas.
- Consider the risks and benefits of providing alternate housing for the bats.
- Seal potential but unused entry points.
- Make and install bat-eviction devices.
- Remove the one-way eviction devices and permanently seal the entry points.
- Clean up the area as needed once the bats are gone.
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With the Health Hazards associated with bats and their colonies, we strongly recommend that you contact our proven professionals in the industry for an assessment of your specific needs.