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How to Bat-Proof Your Air Conditioner

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air conditionerPointing out the gap between windows.


insert foam in windowStuff one end of the foam into the left side of the gap.


insert foam in windowMove left to right pushing the foam down into the gap as you go.


insert foam in windowHalfway done.


sealed windowFinished and bat-proofed.


air conditioner wingMake sure the adjustable wings of the unit are tight against the sides and the bottom of the window frame. Small screws can be used to keep these wings in place.


bat in windowTake these precautions and you will prevent an unexpected visit from this guy!


Once this is completed bats will not be able to enter through your air conditioning unit. If bats have already gotten into your home you should read our bat in the house page for more information on how to handle the situation. If you have bats in the attic and would like some information on getting rid of bats you can visit our main bat exclusion page to learn about our services.

If you still have not found the information you're looking for you can check out our sitemap or contact us directly to speak with an expert bat-removal technician.

About the Author: Matthew Grady is the owner of BatGuys Wildlife Services, a wildlife removal company serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He is a member of Bat Conservation International, the National Wildlife Control Operators Association and the Massachusetts Association of Problem Animal Controllers. He and his company's technicians are fully licensed to perform animal control and wildlife removal in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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