Bat Removal & Bat Proofing
Quick Catch offers Bat Removal and Bat proofing services to Jacksonville and surrounding North Florida areas including, Duval, St. Johns, Clay, Putnam, Baker, Nassau counties.
Whether you have a single bat in your establishment or have a bat colony in your attic, it is important to get the problem remedied before it becomes a larger problem or infestation. Bats bite and are dangerous and should be handled by professionals.
Bat Removal Services:
- Bat Removal
- Bat Trapping
- Bat Proofing
- Bat Control
- Bat Clean-Up
- Bat Intrusion Prevention
Common Types of Bats in Jacksonville, Florida:
- Big brown bat
- Brazilian free-tailed bat
- Tricolored bat
- Eastern red bat
- Evening bat
- Florida bonneted bat
- Gray myotis
- Hoary bat
- Northern yellow bat
- Rafinesque’s big-eared bat
- Seminole bat
- Southeastern myotis
- Velvety free-tailed bat
Common Reasons for Bat Removal & Bat Proofing Services:
- Bats can cause a lot of damage
Bats can cause significant damage to your home or attic by leaving guano, bat feces, and urine in the insulation and roof trim. Guano is very dangerous and can cause serious health problems. This guano can build up and ruin wood, drywall and insulation.
- Bats are unsanitary and could cause negative health conditions
Bats leave guano which can grow a fungus that releases spores into the air that can cause histoplasmosis in humans. Histoplasmosis can cause serious respiratory diseases and can even lead to chronic lung disease. Bats also can carry 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.
- Bats carry diseases and potentially rabies
Bats are very dangerous as they bite and can carry a number of diseases including rabies. Bats are the number one cause of the rabies virus being transmitted to humans in the US. Rabies is fatal if untreated. Bat removal and bat proofing is dangerous should be left up to professionals. Quick Catch can assist in your bat removal needs.
- Bats travel in colonies and can cause large infestations
Bat colonies in Florida range form smaller colonies of a few hundred to huge colonies to several thousand.
- Bats are protected in Florida and can not be poisoned
Bats are protected in Florida and need to be professionally removed and not poisoned or killed. Killing bats is illegal and can lead to serious trouble with the law. Consult with a Quick Catch representative if you have any questions.
How Does Quick Catch Remove Bats:
- Trapping bats is the most effective way to remove them
In cases such as a storage facility or movie theater single bats can be removed with a net. In the case of a home or apartment it can take longer to properly remove bats depending on how large the house is and how many entry points there are. Once the entry intrusion entries have been blocked is complete and the bat valves are in place then the bats should be gone within a few days.
- Bat Proofing… Guaranteed
Getting the bats removed is a the first step, ensuring that your attic or living space is bat proofed is the next. Quick Catch guarantees that no animal will be able to re-enter the areas we have proofed for one year after our work is completed.
- Bat Damage Repair and Clean Up
Quick Catch can assess damage and mess left by the bats and coordinate the repair and clean up.
Ways to Detect a Bat Infestation Problem?
- Seeing a bat flying into your attic
- Finding or smelling their droppings in your attic or on the side of your house
- Hearing noises or rustling in the attic
How long long will the process take to remove bats?
Quick Catch is dedicated to resolving your bat problem in the most efficient way possible. In cases of bat removal we have effectively removed bats shortly after arrival of the premises. In cases of an infestation it will require a diagnosis of the situation to provide an accurate time estimate.
If you live in Jacksonville or a surrounding North Florida area and
- Suspect a bat or a bat colony your home or attic
- Have an active bat infestation
- Need repair work or guano removal
- OR need bat intrusion prevention services