"Let the fresh air in and keep the pests out!"
Problem: Bats can squeeze through openings as small as one-half inch in diameter
Solution: Bug Blocker doors with stainless steel #12- or #30-gauge mesh
A single bat can eat over 1,000 mosquitoes in an hour. Bats help spread seeds and pollinate many diverse plant varieties. In short, the world needs bats! Still, finding a bat in your facility at any time can be unsettling — despite all the good things bats do, they're still not creatures that many people want to share space with. And, if you're unfortunate enough to discover a bat during a plant inspection, you'll very likely receive an "unsatisfactory" rating.
If you do come across a bat in your building, hopefully it's just one, lost and trying to get out as desperately as you want to get him out. We suggest following the guidelines suggested by Bat Conservation International (which can be found at www.batcon.org) to carefully and safely remove the unwanted visitor.
But, if you find yourself with a bat infestation problem, with multiple, repeated infiltrations, consider creating bat houses outside your facility to relocate them (guidelines can again be found on the BCI website). Once all the bats are out, it's important to deny further access to your building. Because bats can squeeze through openings only a half-inch in diameter, all entry points must be sealed and kept closed to prevent reentry. A thorough inspection should be undertaken — all cracks and crevices should be sealed, and all windows and doors should be tightly screened. And, especially if you work during prime bat time in the evening hours, your loading dock doors must be kept closed. But what if it gets too hot? Look no further than Bug Blocker loading dock screen doors. These custom-fit screen doors allow for fresh air and ventilation, while keeping bats (and other creatures) out.
Window and air vent louvers make a great place for bats to hide out. We offer custom made Bug Blocker air inlet screen panels to secure your louvers from the outside. We build them with easy-off brackets to allow easy (human) access and simple cleaning. Their stainless steel mesh construction is ideal for long years of use while preventing bat entry without hurting or injuring our mosquito- and bug-eating flying friends.
We always recommend bat prevention rather than extermination. Relocating them to a nearby bat home, while keeping them out of your facility with Bug Blocker's exceptional loading dock screen doors and air inlet screen panels, is the ideal solution. Your employees and building will remain safe, and the bats will remain unharmed, repaying you with some of the best insect control nature has to offer!