Wildlife Education - Information and Advice for the Safe Removal of Bats from Attics

Allentown Bethlehem Easton Bat Removal

Not all wildlife removal companies are the same. Some have experience with bat removal projects, and are familiar with the proper methods for bat exclusion. But others use incorrect techniques, such as bat traps, summer exclusions, or worse, fumigants. Do your research before you hire someone!

I personally recommend A Wildlife Pro for bat control in Allentown Bethlehem Easton. I have communicated with this company for many years, and they abide by these bat removal principles:

- Always perform a proper live exclusion.
- Never use poisons or fumigants or kill bats.
- Never use traps or attempt to relocate bats.
- Never do a removal during the maternity season.
- Seal all entry points shut with guarantee.
- Offer attic cleanup and decontamination.
- Properly Pennsylvania licensed and insured.


Call A Wildlife Pro at 610-927-7792

As I discuss repeatedly on this website, bat removal projects are not easy, and not for amateurs. I have seen many horrible attempts at bat colony removal throughout the years, done both by do-it-yourself homeowners and by incompetent companies. Never hire a Allentown Bethlehem Easton pest control company that uses poisons for rodent or insect control. They often attempt the same approach for bats. Not only is this incredibly destructive and illegal in Pennsylvania, but it results in disaster for the homeowner, and does not actually solve the problem. It's very important that the removal of bats from the attic of your home is done in the correct manner, and there is only one correct way, with a live bat exclusion. To read more about this process, read my bats in the attic home page.

Before you hire anyone, including A Wildlife Pro, talk to them, and make sure that they understand what they are doing, and that they have experience. Be sure that they do abide by the principles I outlined above. This is not just for the sake of the bats - I'm no tree hugger - it's for the sake of doing the job correctly, for you and your property. The fact that it's good for the bats as well is a lucky coincidence. And really, bats are good animals, which I'm sure you realize. I hope you have a good experience with your Allentown Bethlehem Easton bat control project, and with A Wildlife Pro. You can email me personally if you have any problems with this company, and I will talk to them, but I doubt that will be necessary. Good luck!

Allentown Bethlehem Easton wildlife control company bat reader email:

Dear David, My daughter and her new husband just discovered that the townhouse they are renting has a bat colony in the attic. The bats have been heard in the vents, walls and at least one bat has entered the living quarters while they were awake and making noise. The landlord has hired a pest management firm to remove the bats, but insist that it is safe for my daughter (who is immune compromised) to remain in the home with the bats flying around. My questions are: 1. Is this maternity season in Loudoun County Virginia? If so, who has the authority to allow removal? 2. With bats in the air vents, what measures need to be taken to clean spores left behind? 3. The property manager is talking about the bats being "gassed". Is this acceptable? 4. Do you know of a bat expert in Northern Virginia? The doctors are suggesting testing for histoplasmosis and possibly rabies shots. We need help! Many thanks, Anne

My Response: The odds of histo or rabies are incredibly low. Maternity season should be ending about now. Maybe one more week to be safe. If bats are "gassed" you will have problems bigger than rabies or histo! Fire that company immediately.

You can read more of my bat removal articles below:
How to catch a bat flying inside house
How to remove bats in the chimney
How to clean your attic after you've had bats
What kind of damage do bats cause?
What kinds of diseases can bats spread?
How do you find the areas where bats are getting in?
Can I use poison to kill bats?
What does bat poop look like?
Can I use traps to catch bats?

For bat removal in Allentown Bethlehem Easton, call A Wildlife Pro at 610-927-7792. They can remove bats in attics throughout Pennsylvania, but they mostly operate in the greater Allentown Bethlehem Easton area, as the recognized best bat control company in the area.

Please be kind to bats! They are valuable animals, not aggressive, and they are vulnerable!
If you have any questions about bats in attics, just email me at david@batsintheattic.org