Are Bats Dangerous?
While they do get a bad reputation for being on the “spooky” side of creatures, bats aren’t generally aggressive toward humans. However, even if you don’t need to worry about a bat attack, bats still pose significant health risks.
Bats are well known for being carriers of diseases, including rabies and coronavirus. Bat guano, also known as bat droppings, can introduce dangerous fungi into your home which can cause the lung infection histoplasmosis.
If you notice bats in your attic, it’s time to call a professional!
How to Tell If Bats are Infesting Your Home
There are some telltale signs that you are dealing with a bat infestation. Seeing a bat in your home is an obvious sign; if you see one, there is a good chance there are more. You can also look for any guano in your attic or listen at night for scratching or squeaking noises.
How to Safely Remove a Bat
If you do notice that you have bats on your property, it’s best for you not to try and handle them yourself. One of the main reasons is that they often can carry rabies and various forms of coronavirus, with both being incredibly dangerous to humans. The best way to remove bats is to get professional bat pest control in New Jersey.
*Note that NJ prohibits any bat removal services from May 1st to July 31st.
ChemTec is an Expert Bat Remover
Having bats inside your home poses a significant health risk, so you shouldn’t hesitate to contact a professional and ChemTec is an industry leader in New Jersey. If you are having trouble with bats, contact ChemTec today or fill out our online form to schedule a free inspection.