New Orleans 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 our field technician for bat control in New Orleans.

24/7 Cell Phone: 504-784-6290

We are based out of New Orleans, and service the entire area, including the towns of Kenner, Marrero, Gretna, Chalmette, Laplace, Reserve, Raceland, Houma, and more.

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I have communicated with our bat expert in New Orleans for many years, and he abides 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 Louisiana licensed and insured.
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 New Orleans 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 Louisiana, 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 our tech at 504-784-6290, 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 New Orleans bat control project. You can email me personally if you have any problems with our tech, and I will talk to him, but I doubt that will be necessary. Good luck!

New Orleans wildlife control company bat reader email:

We live in southern Louisiana. We recently removed one very old and very tall cypress tree from the front of out house and topped off (cut off about 15 feet) of two other cypress trees in the back yard. That same night my daughter started hearing noises in the walls (she lives on the 2nd floor and there is an attic above her room.) Anyway, today we came home after school and somehow the two small dogs we have had "caught" one rat, one bird and to our surprise, one bat! We went into the attic to look around and we weren't but half way up the stairs and we saw two bats flying around. I'm hoping it's all from the trees??? I guess that's what I"m asking...is it possible we have disturbed these animals homes? Do they ever live in cypress trees...really tall ones with tons of spanish moss. We initially thought we had a squirrel in the attic. I guess we may have bats, rats and squirrels up there. OH MY!

Hi David, Firstly thanks for a very informative and helpful website! We first noticed our problem (not confirmed but likely to be a bat colony) in our attic when my daughter though someone was trying to enter the house. Most houses here, including ours, have metal roofs which trap a lot of heat and I guess provide perfect roosts for bats. I have checked out the attic interior (actually for rats before I came across your site) and not seen any signs yet of guano, though admittedly I wasn't looking for it specifically. I did leave some rat bait there but of course will take this down as soon as I can get back up there again. Before I start, I wonder if you have any knowledge of any particular differences between bats in this part of the world and the US? In particular if there are any differences in the way I should remove them. If so, please let me know. Again, congratulations on a very informative site and I will let you know what happens,

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 New Orleans, call us at 504-784-6290. We can remove bats in attics throughout Orleans Parish County and even the state of Louisiana, but we mostly operate in the greater New Orleans area, as the recognized best bat control company in the area.