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Northern Kentucky Bat Removal

June 6th, 2017

For bat removal services in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management to schedule an inspection appointment.

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Northern Kentucky Bat Removal

Northern Kentucky Bat RemovalIf you suspect or know that bats are living in your attic or chimney, now is the time to begin the process of removing them. Warm weather means bats are frequently leaving their roost sites at dusk to feed on insects. Many bats choose to roost in the attics or chimneys of homes or buildings. You may suspect you have a bat problem if you see bat droppings at a bat entry point, or below it on the ground. If that isn’t the case, you may witness bats flying out of your home around dusk. Depending on the time of year, you may also hear noises coming from your attic or chimney. Sometimes noises signify a bat problem, but it may mean you may have another animal(s) invading your home.

Having bats in your home is an unsettling and serious problem, even if they are confined to the attic. Not only do they urinate and defecate anywhere they roost, causing staining and odor problems which are difficult to remove, they are associated with diseases which are dangerous to humans, including rabies and histoplasmosis (a lung disease caused by the spores of fungus which grow on their droppings or guano). While bats are very beneficial to humans because of their affinity for many flying insects, such as mosquitoes, if they find their way into your home and take up residence, they can also be some of the most destructive, dangerous, and expensive wildlife to control.

Our courteous staff works for you to provide a cost effective solution to your wildlife intrusion and/or damage issue. As a full service company, we initiate an Integrated Bat Management Program beginning with an inspection and customer education, followed by exclusion of  intrusive bats and repair of bat damage. TSWM also offers prevention, restoration, and cleanup services.

Tri-State Wildlife Management uses a variety of products and methods for bat repairs, prevention, and restoration. TSWM seals homes and businesses with specialized wildlife restoration products, installs custom and standard chimney caps, and install vent screens/coverings. TSWM provides habitat modification as another preventative technique. When cleanup services are needed or desired, it typically involves the removal of bat droppings and contaminated debris from attics or other bat invaded areas.

We strive for the most humane and environmentally effective techniques for dealing with bat problems. Tri-State Wildlife Management’s use of modern innovative methods provides sound bat management services to ensure the protection of our customers’ investments and health. Since bats are a protected species, removal should be done by a trained professional, such as our trained technicians.  Tri-State Wildlife Management is Certified Bat Standard Compliant by the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA).

Tri-State Wildlife Management – Protecting You, Your Property, and Your Investment

Tri-State Wildlife Management offers bat removal, exclusion, prevention, and restoration services in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and Southeast Indiana.

Tri-State Wildlife Management – Northern Kentucky Bat Control Company

April 25th, 2017

Tri-State Wildlife Management is a Northern Kentucky Bat Control Company, offering bat inspections, removal, exclusion, repair, prevention, and cleanouts. Call us today at (859) 635-0037

Bats are great mammals to have around, as they hunt mosquitoes and other insects at dusk, just when insects’ presence are at their climax. However, bats become unwelcome guests when they find a nice comfortable home in your home or business, entering through construction gaps, unsecured louver vents, chimneys, or any hole larger than 3/8 inches. If your home or business is occupied by bats, you may witness bats going in and out, or bat droppings (guano) underneath the bats’ main entrance(s). Homes and buildings are great places for bats to use as hibernating sites and as maternal roosts (a place to raise their young before they are able to fly).

Northern Kentucky Bat Control Company

What should you do if you find yourself sharing your home or business with bats? Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) is your solution to your bat problem. Our courteous staff will work for you to provide a cost effective solution to your bat intrusion or damage issue. As a full service company, we initiate an Integrated Management Plan beginning with a full bat inspection and customer education followed by bat removal and exclusionclean-up, repair/restoration and prevention. The removal process used by TSWM allows for bats to exit your attic while preventing reentry. During this process, no bats are harmed and they easily find another place to lodge.

Bats are protected under federal and state law; however, TSWM has the expertise and experience to offer legal and humane exclusions and repairs. A bat’s seasonal cycle, such as roosting and dispersal periods, affect how and when they can be removed from your home or business. For example, TSWM will not seal up the main bat entry into your attic if juveniles are too young to fly, or if bats are hibernating. In both circumstances, bats will be trapped inside, causing unnecessary death, as well as an associated odor. In the winter, full bat exclusion is not permissible until mild nighttime temperatures return in early spring. Sometimes we experience a 1-2 week warm spell in the winter. If this happens, TSWM can take the opportunity to fully exclude bats. When temperatures warm up, bats leave their hibernation site to hunt, therefore ensuring no bats are trapped inside.

The adult females in a bat colony have not born pups just yet, but we are nearing that time. April is the perfect time to exclude bats from your home, before pups are born. After young are born, TSWM can continue preliminary exclusion work; however, the full exclusion process must be out on hold until all juveniles are able to fly.

Since bats are persistent, they often attempt to use new entry points into a structure after their main entry is sealed. Tri-State Wildlife Management offers effective solutions to this issue as part of your Integrated Management Plan. The slightest construction gap or vulnerable area on your home can become another bat entry, so TSWM repairs and seals all at-risk areas. All attics if not sealed properly run the risk of needing bat removal at one time or another. A contractor’s or homeowner’s repairs and materials may not keep bats out of your home. Wildlife grade materials properly installed by TSWM are guaranteed. When addressing a bat issue in your home or business, best practices should always be used. The experienced professionals at Tri-State Wildlife Management will provide you with a cost effective solution to your bat issue.

To resolve your bat issue before young are born, call Tri-State Wildlife Management today to set up an inspection appointment. (859) 635-0037

Northern Kentucky Bat Control

April 20th, 2017

For bat removal, exclusion, and prevention services, call Tri-State Wildlife Management today, and put our experience and expertise to work for you! (859) 635-0037

Northern Kentucky Bat Control

Northern Kentucky Bat Control: Since warm weather is here to stay, Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) is currently conducting bat inspections and bat exclusions on houses, multi-unit buildings, and businessesNow is the perfect time to take care of any bat problem you may have before female bats begin having young.

Bat exclusion work involves sealing and repairing all current bat entries and exits, as well as all other construction gaps on your home. TSWM repairs all construction gaps on your home because they are areas susceptible to future bat entry. Once bats are prevented from using their current entry and exit points, they will attempt to gain access to the structure by other means. Sealing up vulnerable areas prevents bats from gaining access back into your home.

The same principles apply to condos and apartment complexes, schools, churches, hospitals and more. All at-risk/vulnerable areas should be sealed so that bats do not find another way into the structure once excluded from using their main entry points. Although TSWM always strongly advises going about bat exclusion in this way, the decision is ultimately up to the customer. Unfortunately, if other potential entries are not sealed, bats almost always find their way back in. It is much more cost effective to seal up the home before bats can reenter.

TSWM also offers full and partial attic cleanups. TSWM employees are trained in safe and effective methods of removing bat guano and contaminated insulation. In addition to the foul smell and unsanitary conditions, accumulated bat droppings can support the growth of histoplasmosis, an airborne fungal disease very common in the Cincinnati tri-state area. Due to the risk of exposure to diseases such as histoplasmosis, proper protective gear and equipment is vital to a safe and effective cleanup. For more information concerning bat exposure visit, the Center for Disease Control Website at: www.cdc.gov. TSWM is dedicated to resolving our customers’ bat problems and preventing bat issues in the future. Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully licensed and insured, and we stand behind all our work.

For an experienced and professional bat removal company in Northern Kentucky, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

Northern KY Bat Removal

April 19th, 2017

For bat removal, exclusion, and prevention services, call Tri-State Wildlife Management today, and put our experience and expertise to work for you! (859) 635-0037

Northern KY Bat Removal

Northern KY Bat Removal: Spring is the perfect time for Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) to perform bat inspections, removal, exclusion, and repairs. Bat exclusion work involves sealing and repairing all current bat entries and exits, as well as all other construction gaps on your home. TSWM repairs all construction gaps on your home because they are areas susceptible to future bat entry. Once bats are prevented from using their current entry and exit points, they will attempt to gain access to the structure by other means. Sealing up vulnerable areas prevents bats from gaining access back into your home.

The same principles apply to condos and apartment complexes, schools, churches, hospitals and more – all at-risk/vulnerable areas should be sealed so that bats do not find another way into the structure once excluded from using their main entry points. Although TSWM always strongly advises going about bat exclusion in this way, the decision is ultimately up to the customer. Unfortunately, if other potential entries are not sealed, bats almost always find their way back in. It is much more cost effective to seal up the home before bats can reenter.

TSWM also offers full and partial attic cleanups. TSWM employees are trained in safe and effective methods of removing bat guano and contaminated insulation. In addition to the foul smell and unsanitary conditions, accumulated bat droppings can support the growth of histoplasmosis, an airborne fungal disease very common in the Tri-State Area. Due to the risk of exposure to diseases such as histoplasmosis, proper protective gear and equipment is vital to a safe and effective cleanup. For more information concerning bat exposure visit, the Center for Disease Control Website at: www.cdc.gov. TSWM is dedicated to resolving our customers’ bat problems and preventing bat issues in the future. Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully licensed and insured, and we stand behind all our work.

For an experienced and professional bat removal company in Northern KY, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

How are bats getting in my house?

April 3rd, 2017

How are bats getting in my house? For professional bat removal in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, and Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037. Put our experience and expertise to work for you!

How are bats getting in my house? It is very upsetting if a bat finds it ways into the living space of your home, and it is unsettling to learn bats are roosting in your attic. Of course the first thing to do is determine how they are entering. We strongly recommend hiring a certified professional to ensure all possible entry points and vulnerable areas are identified. After a thorough home inspection, Tri-State Wildlife Management draws up a findings report that also details a plan of action, including removal, exclusion, and repair (restoration & cleanup when needed). A certified professional also has the experience and expertise needed to make sound ethical and legal decisions. TSWM does not harm any bats during the exclusion and removal process. In addition, TSWM ensures no bats are left in your attic at the time of exclusion.

If a bat(s) is in the living area of your home, it often means it has found a way down from your attic, although an open garage door, window, fireplace, or any construction gap can also allow bats access. It seems unthinkable, but bats can squeeze through an opening as small as 5/8” round or 3/8” x 3/4” long, so often bathroom vents, ceiling lighting, attic access doors, etc. allow bats to enter the living space of your home.

If bats are roosting in your attic, it may be difficult to pinpoint their entry. The presence of bat guano is a telltale sign that an entry point is near. You might spot it on the ground or along an outside wall underneath the opening. Depending on where the entry is, a pile may be found on the roof. Another sign is dark stain at the entry point, left there by bats as they come and go. Bats may have multiple entry points, so it is important to hire a knowledgeable professional to identify all possible entry points as well as identify vulnerable areas on your home to prevent bats from using those as entry points in the future.

For a professional bat inspection and findings report, as well as bat removal and exclusion, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037. Put our experience and expertise to work for you!

How are bats getting in my house? Northern KY

NWCOA Bat Standards Compliant

Bat Problem in Attic

November 7th, 2016

Do you have a bat problem in your attic? Call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037 for bat removal and exclusion.

Bat Problem Northern KY

Bat Problem Northern KY

Bat Problem Northern KY: Bats become a nuisance when they roost in large numbers in houses and businesses. Despite their usefulness, discovering or even suspecting bats living in your home or business is unsettling. Due to the breeding and roosting habits of bats, timing the removal of a bat colony is crucial to both the success of the exclusion as well as its legality and therefore best left to the experts.

Bats often enter the occupied spaces of businesses or residences due to their roost being in close proximity to open windows, doors, and attic access. Tri-State Wildlife Management’s technicians are thoroughly trained in bat eviction/venting procedures and educate their customers regarding the best solution to rid their property of a bat invasion. The process starts with a meticulous inspection of the property designed to identify structural defects, as well as current and potential bat entry points that lead into the interiors of the structure. The inspection is intended to assist in the evaluation of the overall bat colony within the condition of the building.

In addition to removal/exclusion services, Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) also offers full and partial attic cleanouts. TSWM employees are trained in safe and effective methods of removing bat guano and contaminated insulation. Due to the risk of exposure to diseases such as histoplasmosis, proper protective gear and equipment is vital to a safe and effective cleanout. TSWM is committed to working with home and business owners to eradicate their nuisance wildlife issue.

The courteous staff at Tri-State Wildlife will work for you to provide a cost effective solution to your bat or wildlife intrusion and/or damage issue. As a full service company we will initiate an Integrated Management Plan beginning with an inspection and customer education followed by bat removal and exclusion of intrusive bats or wildlife, clean-up, repair/restoration and prevention.

We strive for the most humane and environmentally effective techniques for dealing with bats and wildlife problems. Tri-State Wildlife Management’s use of modern innovative methods provides sound wildlife management services to ensure the protection of our customers’ investments and health.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is a full service company. In addition to your bat issue, TSWM offers bird and wildlife damage repairs, installs custom and standard chimney caps, seals homes and businesses to prevent wildlife from entering, removes bird, bat, and raccoon droppings and debris from attics, installs barrier fencing, removes dead animals and MUCH MORE.

Tri-State Wildlife Management – Protecting You, Your Property, and Your Investment

For Bat Removal and Exclusion in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call Tri-State Wildlife Management today!

Do you have bats in your attic? Call TSWM today!

October 12th, 2016

Do you have bats in your attic? For bat removal in Covington KY or anywhere in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati, or Southeast Indiana, call TSWM today!

Tri-State Wildlife Management – Protecting You, Your Property, and Your Investment

Bat Removal Covington KY: Having bats in your home is an unsettling and serious problem, even if they are confined to the attic. Not only do they urinate and defecate anywhere they roost, causing staining and odor problems which are difficult to remove, they are associated with diseases which are dangerous to humans, including rabies and histoplasmosis (a lung disease caused by the spores of fungus which grow on their droppings or guano). TSWM can take care of your bat problem and make life normal again for you and your family.

While bats are very beneficial to humans because of their affinity for many flying insects, such as mosquitoes, if they find their way into your home and take up residence, they can also be some of the most destructive, dangerous, and expensive wildlife to control.

Since bats are a protected species, removal should be done by a trained professional.  In addition, we perform repairs and/or restorations to your home or business to prevent re-entry. TSWM also offers partial and full attic cleanups after bat exclusion.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is Certified Bat Standard Compliant by the National Wildlife Control Operators Association.

Bat Removal Covington KY

To have your bat problem taken care of sooner rather than later, call Tri-State Wildlife Management today! (859) 635.0037

Tri-State Wildlife Management: Bat Removal Company in Covington KY

October 11th, 2016

Do you have bats in your attic? Call Tri-State Wildlife Management to remove and exclude bats from your home! Put our experience and expertise to work for you!

Like every fall, Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) is busy with bat work, including bat inspections and bat exclusion. Now is the perfect time to take care of any bat problem you may have before bats begin hibernating in your attic. Once bats begin hibernating, their main entry/exit points cannot be sealed in order to prevent them being trapped in your attic. If trapped in your attic, they will eventually die, causing a severe odor. In addition, it is unethical, as they are federally protected and useful as insect predators.

Preliminary bat work involves sealing and repairing all at-risk areas of a home or structure, even if bats are not currently using them as entry and exit points because they are areas susceptible to bat entry. Once bats are excluded from their entry and exit points, they will attempt to gain access to the structure by other means. TSWM seals all vulnerable areas to prevent bats from gaining access through other areas of the home.

Bat Removal Company in Covington KY

The same principles apply to condos and apartment complexes, schools, churches, hospitals and more – all at-risk/vulnerable areas should be sealed so that bats do not find another way into the structure once excluded from using their main entry points. Although TSWM always strongly advises going about bat exclusion in this way, the decision is ultimately up to the customer. Unfortunately, if other potential entries are not sealed, bats almost always find their way back in. It is much more cost effective to seal up the home before bats can reenter.

A classic example of this occurred at a condominium complex in the Cincinnati area. TSWM was called by the homeowners association in 2013 to resolve a bat issue. The association was unwilling to seal and repair every portion of every building. They requested that TWSM exclude bats from their main entries on only some units on 2 separate buildings and seal at-risk areas on these units only. The association did not want to complete an inspection on the other units, although TSWM assumed bat entry or potential bat entry.  After plenty of counsel attempting to educate the board members of the condo association, TSWM agreed to do the work, but without a guarantee, and stressed the inevitability of bats entering other portions of the buildings and other nearby buildings.

As expected, the homeowner’s association called a few months later saying that other residents were now experiencing bat problems; including bat bugs within the living space of some units.  TSWM completed an inspection on the requested units and found evidence of bat entry. TSWM completed all preliminary sealing around the units, but had to wait until the spring to fully exclude bats. In the meantime, TSWM received another call asking for an inspection on a third building within the same complex. As expected, bat entry was found. A bat problem that should have been resolved in a month or less ended up taking 9+ months. In addition, the expense was significantly more than what it should have been if it had all be resolved at one time.

Tri-State Wildlife Management is fully licensed and insured, and we stand behind all our work.

For an experienced and professional bat removal company in Covington KY, call Tri-State Wildlife Management at (859) 635-0037.

Got Bats? Call TSWM and we’ll resolve your bat issue for you!

October 5th, 2016

For bat removal and exclusion in Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati or Southeast Indiana, call the professionals at Tri-State Wildlife Management!  (859) 635-0037

Bat Removal Covington KY

The courteous staff at Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) will work for you to provide a cost effective solution to your bat or wildlife intrusion and/or damage issue. As a full service company, we will initiate an Integrated Management Plan beginning with an inspection and customer education followed by bat removal and exclusion of intrusive bats or wildlife, clean-up, repair/restoration and prevention.

Early fall is a busy time for Tri-State Wildlife Management, as we continue to remove bats from homes and make repairs to exclude them for good!  Resolving a bat issue in a home or structure is time sensitive work. TSWM does not remove bats by trapping them; instead, our techniques allow bats to exit your attic while prohibiting reentry. By the time all bats have left your attic, TSWM finishes sealing up your home to prevent bat access. In order to make your entire home as bat-deterrent as possible, TSWM must finish all sealing before cold weather sets in. Once bats begin hibernating in your attic this winter, final repair work must be put on hold until spring when hibernation has ended. Of course it is best to complete the exclusion process now so bats cannot use your attic as their hibernating roost site.

Some of the telltale signs that you have a bat problem include dark marks near their entry point and bat guano below an entry point. You may also see bats leaving their roost at dusk to feed on flying insects. Bats can often go undetected by property owners and residents, so it may be years before you realize you have a bat problem. At that point, you may be dealing with generations of bats that often use the same roost year after year. In some of the worst cases, you may smell bat latrines (pile of guano and urine) from a living area, or notice a stain on the ceiling or wall.

In addition to removal/exclusion services, Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM) also offers full and partial attic cleanouts. TSWM employees are trained in safe and effective methods of removing bat guano and contaminated insulation. Due to the risk of exposure to diseases such as histoplasmosis, proper protective gear and equipment is vital to a safe and effective cleanout.

Bats pose health/hygiene concerns including bat bugs, rabies, and histoplasmosis. Although bat bugs pose no serious health threat, just like bed bugs, they are a parasitic nuisance that nobody wants to live with. When bats transmit rabies, it is most typically through a bite. If bitten, the bat should always be tested if it can be caught. If the bat is not caught, or if it tests positive for rabies, rabies shots must be taken. Without treatment, rabies ends in death. Sometimes a bat is found in the living space of a home. If the bat had access to children or anyone who may not know/may not be able to communicate that they’ve been bitten, rabies shots are encouraged. Although the most serious, rabies is not the most common threat that bats pose. Histoplasmosis is a common lung disease caused by a fungus that grows on guano. Again, it is important to always wear the proper protective gear when in the same vicinity as bat guano, as the fungus is easily disturbed.

We strive for the most humane and environmentally effective techniques for dealing with bats and wildlife problems. Tri-State Wildlife Management’s use of modern innovative methods provides sound wildlife management services to ensure the protection of our customers’ investments and health. TSWM is fully licensed and insured, and we stand behind all our work.

 

Tri-State Wildlife Management: The Bat Removal Company of Northern Kentucky

September 27th, 2016

Rid your attic of bats before cold weather sets in and it’s too late! Call the preferred bat removal company of Northern Kentucky, Tri-State Wildlife Management, at (859) 635-0037. Now is a great time of year for bat removal in Northern Kentucky. TSWM is fully licensed and insured, and we stand behind our work. Put our experience and expertise to work for you!

Early fall is a busy time for Tri-State Wildlife Management (TSWM), as we continue to remove bats from homes and make repairs to exclude them for good!  Resolving a bat issue in a home or structure is time sensitive work. TSWM does not remove bats by trapping them; instead, our techniques allow bats to exit your attic while prohibiting reentry. By the time all bats have left your attic, TSWM finishes sealing up your home to prevent bat access. In order to make your entire home as bat-deterrent as possible, TSWM must finish all sealing before cold weather sets in. Once bats begin hibernating in your attic this winter, final repair work must be put on hold until spring when hibernation has ended. Of course it is best to complete the exclusion process now so bats cannot use your attic as their hibernating roost site.

In the past, our most common bat in the northern Kentucky area was the little brown bat, some of which migrate to warmer climates for the winter. Instead of entering a true hibernation state, they may leave their roost on warmer nights to hunt insects that may also take advantage of the warmer weather. Due to a devastating disease plaguing bats, called white nose syndrome, most of our little brown bats have died. The most common bat species in our area now is the big brown bat, which typically winters over in its maternal roost site. This is important for two reasons; first, we must assume that bats are in your attic during the winter rather than migrating elsewhere (or else we would not have to wait until hibernating season is over before fully sealing your home); second, if bats have had access to your home for years, then their numbers have multiplied each year.

Resolving a bat issue in a home or structure is tedious work. As mentioned above, bats prefer to return to their maternal roost site year after year. If their main entry(s) is repaired to prevent future access, they will find other openings. Even if no other opening is readily available, they may take advantage of vulnerable areas of your home and gain access. Oftentimes, they wind up in the living area of a home if their main entry is sealed. TWSM not only repairs current bat entries, but we also complete a thorough inspection of your home, identifying at risk areas. These vulnerable areas are also sealed and repaired, in order to make your home as bat deterrent as possible.

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Tri-State Wildlife Management – Protecting You, Your Property, and Your Investment

For Bat Control in Northern Kentucky, call Tri-State Wildlife Management: The Bat Removal Company of Northern Kentucky. (859) 635-0037


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