Welcome to BatHouseGuy.com (and BatGuy.org).
Allan Kempert - founder / owner (and friend)
2000 - Built family home in the vacinity of a 21 acre wetland area. Erected bat houses as we understood that bats could eat in excess of 1,200 insects per hour. Thus began my admiration and study of bats.
2001 - Began contructing "natural cedar" bat houses with a chain saw. Featured in local newspaper. The houses were in demand but so was the demand to assist people with getting the bats out of their attics. Customers asked if I could take on bat evictions and thus started the next leg of the journey. Our bat houses are no longer constructed with a chainsaw and are now made to Bat Conservation International standards by more traditional methods (Bat House Page) .
2002 to 2008 - Bat removal portion of the business continued to grow as well as showing Do It Yourselfers how to perform a Bat Removal/Proofing on their own residence.
2009 - 1st edition of the DIY guide released (D-I-Y page). Sold directly to customers and placed in 3 Home Hardware stores (Sauble Beach, Hanover and Walkerton).
2010 - 2nd edition of the DIY guide released to 64 Home Hardware stores.
2011 - Began development of bat presentation which would be offered to horticultural groups, scouts, schools, museums etc.
2012 - Started working with Ministry of Natural Resources to monitor and count bat populations.
2012 - 1st bat removal and bat proofing of a Church. Also, purchased bat guano extractor in order to remove over 700 pounds of guano from attic of Church.