Having multiple bats in your home is a very common problem, especially if you live in Michigan. However, Bat Removal & Prevention is happy to help homeowners resolve issues concerning wildlife invasion. We’re happy to offer advice to homeowners who wants to attempt removal by themselves, but many opt to hire us to handle it, thus avoiding potential injury or exposure to disease.
One thing we’d like to warn those who likes to do it themselves when it comes to animal removal is the rise in rabies being reported among Michigan bats. According to researchers, over twice as many infected bats have been discovered this year compared to last year. State health officials are urging families to be aware and cautious at this time. So if you do encounter bats in your home, call our professionals to remove it for you!
More About Rabies
When a rabid animal bites a human, the individual becomes exposed to a disease called rabies. The disease works its way through the nervous system, eventually reaching the brain. When it is not treated in time, it will result in death. Because of the seriousness of this disease, it’s vital to receive medical attention as soon as possible.
Symptoms of rabies are similar to flu. People tend to experience weakness, headaches, and fevers in the beginning, and then followed by symptoms that affect the brain. This could include insomnia, anxiety, confusion, hallucinations, paralysis, and more.
What To Do If You’ve Been Bitten
If a bat or any other wild animal has bitten or scratched you, then it’s important to take precautions to ensure you are protected from rabies. First, you must be sure to keep the animal, so that you can take it in to get it tested. If it comes back that the creature have rabies, then it’s important for you to go to the doctor and receive a series of shots to avoid further discomfort or effects from the bite. If at all possible, avoid trying to remove bats yourself. Here are some common mistakes that can happen when people try do-it-yourself bat removal.
Do You Have Bats In Your Home?
After hearing this news, you’re likely more anxious than ever to ensure no bats are present in your home. We are here to help! You don’t have to deal with unwanted visitors any longer. Let our licensed and highly experienced staff help you!
Don’t have bats, but you might have other critters invading your home? Talk with us about our preventive maintenance program. We can stop by your home, locate potential entry points, seal them up, so you can feel safe in your home. And if you sign up for our this program, you’re guaranteed two visits per year. We will double check everything in your home, and reseal any of our previous work as necessary, free of charge. There’s no time to lose, keep your home critter free by calling us right now at 248-403-8167.