How to use one-way exclusion funnels to remove bats without trapping them
It is without a doubt that bats can be a nuisance, especially if they make your house their home. Not only can they be annoying but also they can spread diseases. If you find one or more bats living in your home or property, you are advised to get rid of them with the best techniques possible and not to kill them. This is the reason why the one-way exclusion funnel technique is highly recommended for all species of bats. It doesn’t matter which species of bats you are dealing with, but it is important to follow the below steps to the letter.
To begin with, do a thorough inspection to ensure that you know the extent of the problem at hand. The evaluation process must include locating the entry and exit holes of the bats. Thereafter, use the proper materials to quickly seal these particular areas, leaving only one open. Then take note of the species of bats as they tend to relatively differ in behavior and nature. It is after this that you set up the one-way exclusion funnel on the remaining exit hole. Take note that these funnels should not have any blockages and must be configured correctly. This enables the bats to fly out but makes it impossible for them to re-enter the building.
It is vital for you to ensure that the bats do not get stuck during the process as this will cause more problems than you can imagine. The funnel should be made correctly so that the exit routes are clear and do not confuse the bats when you are trying to get rid of them. The best thing is that with the funnels you can get rid of the bats within a short period. Last but not least, make it a point to choose excluding devices that have proven to work – it should be of accepted market standards.
It goes without saying that after you have eliminated the bats from your house ensure that you do some thorough cleaning. In order to rid the bats from your house quickly, observe their movement at night. This will give you the upper hand in terms of setting your strategy and determining the best technique you can use. Apart from the exclusion funnels, you can also use exclusion netting, screening, and/or cones. It all depends on the extent of the problem and how fast you want to eliminate the bat problem.
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