Having a Tacoma bat infestation is one of the most scary thoughts that can occur to homeowners. This is not only as a result of the damages that these animals can cause to property but also because of the diseases that bats tend to carry and transmit to human beings. Needless to mention, the animals are quite unsettling and unsightly in a way that is likely to freak just about anyone out of their wits.
Some signs that you may have bats in your home include scratchy noises especially in the night when they come out to play, strong smelling urine and droppings and brown stains on walls as well. Once you have spotted these signs in your home, your next course of action should be to find out where exactly their entry point is.
Watching Tacoma bat behavior during the night when they come out to hunt is one way to inspect your house for bat entry holes. Timing them keenly to see where they go through will be easy especially if there is a number of them on your property at a time.
Bats can squeeze through some of the smallest spaces and gain access into your home. One of the most common points to look for when looking for the entry point of bats is their urine, droppings and body oils. These will often leave a stain, brown stains at that point where they squeeze through.
As part of their defense mechanism, bats try to come in and go out through some of the highest points in a home where the chances that they may be attacked by Washington predators are much less. Looking into places such as eaves gaps and spaces in the tiles or between the roofing and the house will enable you to know if they come and leave through there.
Any hole measuring anything from 3/8 of an inch should be suspect to be a potential entry point for bats. It is however the behavioral traits of the bats will lead you to know which hole in particular they use to get in. This is where their droppings, urine and grease come in. Noticing where these are found will quickly cut to the chase and lead directly to the entry hole.
The best way to go about inspecting your house for bat entry points is to understand what to look for first and then go looking. The signs may not be too obvious to point out especially if the number of bats in your house is not big, meaning there is very little droppings, urine and grease to go by. This is exactly why you need to know what to look for. In addition to just looking for the signs, carrying out the night watch will also be beneficial in that it will point you to the direction where you should prioritize in your search for the bat entry holes. Pairing the look out with the inspection will therefore save you on a lot of time.
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