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#1 Hydro guy OFFLINE  

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Posted September 27, 2015 - 05:47 PM

We have for the past 5-6 falls gotten 1-2 bats in the garage,  They are just a nusence, they will move in this time of year or so. I will find them dead in a corner when it really gets cold  Christmas time or so.   .    I have looked numerous times and sealed up every place that I see,  but they still keep thinking that they need to move in..  Do you guys have any idea how to remove them permanently .  Any advice will be helpful.  thanks in advance,  my better half wants to by a electronic device?  is this a good option?  


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Posted September 27, 2015 - 06:25 PM

I will say from experience with the ultra sonic pest repellers they do not work. We have used everything from the 20 dollar wall plug in to these 5,000 dollar super fancy boom box looking bird-x repellers that are supposed to keep away all types of pest from deer, to birds, to rats for the span of several acres.

We have tried these at the mine substation installations to keep animals at bay. None of works. I've seen a birds sitting on the speaker for the boom box thing and move eating in the middle of the floor a few feet from the little box.

Don't waste your cash.
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Posted September 27, 2015 - 06:37 PM

I will say from experience with the ultra sonic pest repellers they do not work. We have used everything from the 20 dollar wall plug in to these 5,000 dollar super fancy boom box looking bird-x repellers that are supposed to keep away all types of pest from deer, to birds, to rats for the span of several acres.

We have tried these at the mine substation installations to keep animals at bay. None of works. I've seen a birds sitting on the speaker for the boom box thing and move eating in the middle of the floor a few feet from the little box.

 


Don't waste your cash.

 

 

any suggestions???


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Posted September 27, 2015 - 06:51 PM

I have better bat control right handed...
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Posted September 27, 2015 - 07:23 PM

Buy or build a good bat house and put it up on the South side of a building or tree in an open area.  They will go to the bat house once they find it.  Bats are great to have around.  We have a few and have NO mosquito problem all summer.  The bats will eat over a thousand insects a night to keep your area very comfortable to live in.


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Posted September 27, 2015 - 07:26 PM

:ditto: :yeah_that: :iagree:


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Posted September 27, 2015 - 07:34 PM

now that you mention it we do not have many skeeters at our place.     On a bat house,  got any pics or dimension of what they look like .  Can they hang in a tree or do you have to mount on a building wall .


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Posted September 27, 2015 - 07:45 PM

   On a bat house,  got any pics or dimension of what they look like .  Can they hang in a tree or do you have to mount on a building wall .

 

Look HERE.


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Posted September 28, 2015 - 03:38 AM

Do a Google search for Bat House Plans and you will find several different kinds.  They say to mount them on the South side of a building, away from trees and out in the open.  I have mine on the south end of the machine shed about 6' down from the peek of the roof.  Been up a few years and don't know if it is in use or not.  Since bats are nocturnal I have not been around the bat house to watch.  I know I still have them inside the machine shed were they are welcome to stay.

 

Another good bird to have around is the common Barn Swallow.  We had three different nests this year on the sides of the house, one over a window, one over a door trim and the third on the down spout where it runs back to the house from the gutter to go down.  All 3 nests had 2 batches of babies of 3 & 4 each.  Sure kept the unwanted insect population under control.


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