Getting rid of a colony of bats from an attic or other structure involves observing where they are entering and exiting the structure, and then sealing those points to prevent return. If there are only a few bats in the ... More »

To humanely eliminate bats in the attic, wait until fall to locate holes that are 1/2 inch and larger in size. Seal the holes after dark when the bats are outdoors, and install one-way bat check valves to allow bats to l... More »

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To remove bats from the attic, seal holes through which bats enter and leave the attic, and install a one-way exclusion device in their primary exit holes. This way bats will be able to fly out at night, but won't be abl... More »

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A group of bats is a colony and the offspring are pups. Despite a reputation for carrying rabies, bats are extremely beneficial because they control night-flying insect populations, including moths, beetles, termites, fl... More »

Bats build nests in walls, behind the chimney, along the roof-line and in the attic. When not in flight, bats hide in small places in a house. This can often include any area large enough for the bat to fit. More »

Bats hang upside down to roost and sleep because the bones in their hind legs are lightweight and cannot support a bat's body weight in an upright stance. While they rest, bats wrap their wings around themselves like a c... More »

There are no safe yet effective ways to kill bats en masse. If a bat roost is an issue, it is better and usually easier to use netting over the holes to get them to leave permanently. In most jurisdictions, killing bats ... More »