Bat Removal and Control in Tampa, Florida

  • Get the Basics About Bat Removal in Tampa

    Get the Basics About Bat Removal in Tampa

    Bats are nuisances for Tampa, Florida residents when they inhabit the attics, crawlspaces or even basements of houses or commercial buildings. Aside from this slightly inconvenient tendency, the mammals are beneficial for our ecosystem, and highly protected by Florida and United States laws. The most vast mammals in the world after the rodent family, bats contribute to our ecosystem by pollinating flowers, spreading seeds and consuming large quantities of harmful bugs and insects, such as mosquitoes, thus limiting the need for pesticides. Guano, or bat droppings, is an excellent natural fertilizer as well. Through all of these natural functions, bats’ existence contributes to the agricultural industry, helping the economy of the United States.

    Some Tampa, Florida residents are installing bat houses on their properties, so that bats reside inside of them and control the population of harmful bugs and insects surrounding their properties. The fact that bats become an annoyance when inhabiting attics or crawlspaces is mostly due to the fear of bats that many people have. The major issue with bat infestations is actually an accumulation of guano, which can be dangerous for the health of pets and humans if not removed. Bats are not quarrelsome, nor do they attack people. The fear that most people feel comes from fictional or mythological portrayals. In literature and mythology, bats are presented are evil creatures who hang out in cemeteries and church towers. Bats do love church towers, as they love all tall buildings where humans seldom bother them. Bats would much rather be roosting or hibernating in caves or old mine shafts, but those particular places are scarce in Tampa, Florida.

    Even if bats are not aggressive, you should not attempt to remove them on your own. They do have tiny teeth and may bite you if they feel like their lives are in danger. There is also a strict set of state and federal laws regarding the removal of bats from your property. Contact Omega Animal Removal and have one of our Bat Specialists take care of your bat removal and bat control problems in your Tampa, Florida home or office building.

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  • Signs of a Bat Infestation

    Signs of a Bat Infestation

    Don’t hesitate to call Omega Animal Removal if you recognize the following telling signs:

    • An increase in the number of bats flitting around your home in the mornings and evenings
    • Guano, or bat feces, on the floor of your attic or basement, about twice the size of rat droppings
    • Fluttering or squeaking noises in your ceiling
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  • Omega Animal Removal Complies with Bat Protection Laws

    Omega Animal Removal Complies with Bat Protection Laws

    Florida state laws demand that bats be left untouched between the months of May and August as the younger bats are unable to fly and would die without their mother. They also hibernate from late November through the spring, so it is important to check with a Bat Specialist as soon as you suspect you may have a colony making use of your attic eaves.

    The guano buildup left behind by bat colonies can pose serious health concerns, especially if not removed for a number of years. The regular exposure to guano is harmful because of toxins that exist in the excrement and are released when the bats defecate or when the guano is disintegrating. Ammonia is also an issue when it comes to guano, as its smell can linger on for years inside of your home or place of business if not properly removed. Also, guano stains all surfaces it comes in contact with, causing thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to your Tampa, Florida home or office building. Omega Animal Removal has a certified 4-step process for bat removal that comes with a Lifetime Guarantee of effectiveness:

    1. Evaluation
    2. Removal of bats based on a comprehensive plan and in accordance with state and federal laws
    3. Exclusion, or sealing of all gaps with weather resistant metal-based products
    4. Decontamination and damage repair, including comprehensive cleaning of all guano, stains and smells

    For more detailed information on our methodology, please see below. Omega Animal Removal’s process is foolproof and guaranteed to last for your entire residence in that home or office.

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  • Bat Exclusion, Guano Removal & Decontamination in Tampa

    Bat Exclusion, Guano Removal & Decontamination in Tampa

    Although bats are peaceful animals, the bat removal and bat control procedures are usually meticulous and difficult jobs. They must be performed with a full comprehension of bat behavior and the laws that protect the animals and only with professional gear and premium materials. Omega Animal Removal’s specialists perform all Tampa, Florida bat removal jobs using only the best products, equipment and materials on the market, and only based on groundbreaking techniques.

    When sealing off large openings on your property, Omega Animal Removal will use premium-level products, which we will paint the color of the exterior of your house, so we do not compromise the aesthetic of your home or office. In the case of the small openings, we use only metal-based products, which are resistant in time and weather-proof, thus assuring you that no other bats will find their way inside of your Tampa, Florida home or office building.

    When you are dealing with a bat infestation, odds are that you will need to do a full attic restoration. Contaminated insulation frequently needs to be removed as it poses health concerns and can also contaminate the air you and your family breathe. Omega Animal Removal has a team of Attic Restoration Specialists dedicated to the removal of all guano-contaminated insulation. They diligently remove, decontaminate and blow-in new attic insulation.

    For your energy-efficiency requirements, Omega’s sister company, Omega Insulation Services offer a wide variety of services. After a full inspection is conducted, our specialists can inform you of all their findings and what steps need to be taken next. In this way all bat removal, bat control, guano removal and decontamination procedures are successful, along with the attic restoration process.

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