Bat Removal In Richmond VA
Bat removal in Richmond is provided by the areas leading animal removal and pest control experts. Wildlife Removal In Virginia is a full-service wildlife control company serving Richmond and Charlottesville Virginia and the surrounding cities and counties. We specialize in urban and suburban wildlife damage management for both residential and commercial customers. We are state licensed by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, and handle nearly all aspects of wildlife control, and resolve conflicts between people and wildlife in a humane and professional manner. For wildlife control, removal, or trapping, in Richmond, Charlottesville and surrounding cities and counties, just give us a call at (800) 457-8630. Our operating hours are 6am to 6pm, Monday through Friday, and 6 am to 12 noon, Saturday and Sunday.
As the Richmond and Charlottesville Virginia area’s top-rated and most respected local wildlife removal and pest control company, we are experts in solving and preventing an array of bat and other wildlife pest problems. Our services include animal trapping, pest control services, dead animal removal and odor abatement, nuisance wild animal control, humane animal capture and permanently getting rid of bats and other animals in your home or business.
Our specially trained local animal control experts can handle any wild animal situation, from bats in your attic, birds in your vents, beavers damaging your trees or causing flooding problems, foxes denning under your deck or threatening the safety of your pets, flying squirrels in your homes attic or walls, gray squirrels damaging your homes attic and electrical wires, groundhogs (woodchuck or whistle pigs) digging under your deck or shed, opossums living in your crawl space, moles destroying your lawn or golf course, raccoons living in your home’s attic or getting into your trash cans, skunks spraying you or your pets, or snakes (venomous and non-venomous) making you and your family feel afraid. With every unwanted animal wildlife pest situation, our professionally trained wildlife control technicians (WCTs) identify animal entry points, trap and remove the nuisance animals, then implement animal damage prevention strategies by repairing the damaged areas and eliminating the possibility of other wildlife pests gaining entry to the same areas.
For the most common nuisance wildlife situations, we offer efficient and affordable animal pest solutions that are both humane to the animals and safe for you and your family. Raccoons are one of our many specialties and with our humane and effective raccoon control, raccoon trapping and raccoon removal strategies we can help you to keep those pesky raccoons away.
We are also experts in eliminating both gray squirrels and flying squirrels. Our proven squirrel control, squirrel removal and squirrel trapping techniques are second-to-none. If you have moles or voles damaging your yard or golf course, we can help. We utilize the most effective mole control and mole removal solutions available anywhere, and we don’t use poisons that may threaten the safety of your family and pets.
Our local bat removal and bat control services include a thorough inspection of your home or business, safe and humane bat removal at the appropriate time of year, bat proofing your home by repairing and/or sealing entry points to keep the bats out for good, safe removal and disposal of bat guano (bat poop or bat droppings), replacement of damaged insulation, and the treatment of bat bugs if necessary.
We perform bat removal throughout Central Virginia including the cities and counties of Henrico, Richmond, Short Pump, Glen Allen, Richmond, Midlothian, Woodlake, Brandermill, Mechanicsville, Goochland, Powhatan, Amelia, Louisa, Lake Anna, Lake Monticello, Fluvanna, Hanover, Bon Air, Ashland, Orange and Charlottesville.
Richmond VA Bat Removal – Questions and Answers
Q. What types of bats are in Richmond Virginia?
A. Bats in Virginia are grouped into two types or categories – tree bats and cave bats. Most of the bats that get into our homes used to be Little Brown Bats before they were infected with White Nose Syndrome (WNS). Now most of the bats in our home are Big Brown Bats.
Q. What is the Virginia Little Brown Bat?
A. The Virginia Little Brown Bat used to be the most common species of bat found in Virginia. This species was most often found in attics, attic vents, gable end vents and other locations on homes. With the outbreak of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) several years ago, population numbers for this species of bats has drastically dropped off. Now the most common species of bats found in Virginia homes is the Big Brown Bat.
Q. What are Virginia tree bats?
A. Virginia tree bats are those species of bats that live in or on trees. Many of the other species of bats in Virginia fall into the category of cave bats.
Q. Bat removal in Richmond Virginia, what is involved?
A. The steps for bat removal in Richmond Virginia involve: 1) Conducting a bat inspection and bat watch. 2) Getting rid of bats at the appropriate time – NOT during the bat birthing season when baby bats are present. 3) Bat Proofing the home to keep bats from reentering the home. Some bats can enter openings no larger than 3/8 of an inch. 4) Safely removing and disposing of bat guano (bat poop or bat feces) that can contain the histo virus. The histo virus can lead to a potentially dangerous lung illness called histoplasmosis. 5) Treating for parasitic bat bugs. These bugs are often mistaken for bed bugs. They look very similar.
Q. Does your company provide bat removal in Henrico VA?
A. Yes, we have local bat removal pros in Henrico VA that can safely and humane get rid of your bats. We provide bat removal services throughout the Central Virginia area.
Q. Are there bats in Richmond Virginia?
A. Bats are found everywhere in Virginia, including the Richmond area. We have animal removal technicians in every county, city and town in Central Virginia that know how to get rid of bats and stand ready to help you with your bat problem.
Q. What time do bats come out at night in Richmond?
A. During the day bats sleep in trees, rock crevices, caves, and buildings. Bats are nocturnal (active at night), leaving daytime roosts at dusk. Upon leaving their roost, bat fly to a stream, pond, or lake where they dip their lower jaw into the water while still in flight and take a drink.
Q. Can you tell me something about the Virginia big eared bat?
A. The Virginia big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii virginianus) is one of two endangered subspecies of the Townsend’s big-eared bat. It is found in West Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky. In 1979, the US Fish and Wildlife Service categorized this as an endangered species. There are about 20,000 left and most of them can be found in West Virginia. The Virginia Big-Eared Bat is the state bat of Virginia.
Q. How much does bat removal cost in Richmond VA?
A. Bat removal costs in Richmond Virginia vary depending on factors such as how many bat entry points do you have, how accessible are the bat entry points, where are the bats roosting, what type of roof do you have, the general condition of your home, what will be required to bat proof and seal your home to prevent bats from reentering, do you have bat bugs, how much bat guano has been left by the bats, what damage has the bats caused, the bat removal training and skills of the company you hire, how many different bat colonies do you have, and the warranty provided by the bat removal company you hire.
Wildlife Removal In Richmond
If you have squirrels in your attic, moles in the yard, raccoons in the chimney, or bats in your belfrey – our expert wildlife control technicians (WCTs) at Wildlife Removal in Virginia can help resolve any human/wildlife conflict. We offer Wildlife Control Services in the following areas of Central Virginia: Charlottesville, Richmond, Henrico, Hanover, Ashland, Chesterfield, Chester, Woodlake, Brandermill, Midlothian, Glen Allen, Short Pump, Bon Air, Goochland, Fluvanna, Louisa, Powhatan and Orange.
We are licensed and insured; have a Commercial Nuisance Wildlife Removal Permit issued by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, and are a member of the following organizations:
Bat removal in Richmond is our specialty. Contact us for bat removal, bat control, bat management, bat capture, bat trapping, bat exclusion, and bat guano clean-up in Richmond VA, Richmond County Virginia, and Central Virginia. For additional information on bats visit our general bat removal page. This is a great article for getting rid of bats in Richmond.