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{"id":4652573261927,"title":"Super Duplex Bat House","handle":"super-duplex-bat-house","description":"\u003ch3\u003eCreate a Bat Super Sanctuary. Expandable to ~2000 bats!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/files\/SuperDuplex.pdf?v=1597545708\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eDownload the Super Duplex install manual here.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe \u003cstrong\u003eBCM Super Duplex Bat House \u003c\/strong\u003eis the top of the line option for providing a large, long term bat sanctuary in large backyards, parks, long term mitigation, and wildlife management areas. We begin with dual 4''x6'' treated posts for redundancy and strength against high winds and long term deterioration. The 5.5'' space between the posts is filled with hand-roughened roost baffles and airtight at the top. Our \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/products\/universal-four-chamber-premium-bat-house\" title=\"universal bat house\"\u003e4-Chamber Universal bat houses\u003c\/a\u003e are added in a back-to-back bat configuration. \u003cspan\u003eThe bat houses feature slots in the backs allowing bats to move into various sized crevices into the middle of the structure, or switch roost boxes to find their preferred microclimate. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe standard Super Duplex configuration may hold approximately ~500+ bats!\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Super Duplex is expandable\u003c\/strong\u003e by adding one additional 4 Chamber Universal bat houses on the left and right sides. Start small and add on modules as desired. This creates a \"bat condo\"-class structure using four of BCM's successful Universal bat houses. The dual posts easily support the additional weight and negligible additional wind load. This configuration may hold approximately ~920 bats, and is the least expensive, easiest to construct plan to approach the 1000 bat capacity that is ideal for watchable wildlife installations. Add two additional 4 Chamber Universal bat houses below the originals and overall capacity increases 210 bats per box.  Add another ~80 for a second center baffle cluster and total capacity approaches ~1500 bats. This is so many bats that they will continue emerging after it is too dark to see them! Two additional Universal bat houses on either side bring capacity to almost 2000. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDoes it work?\u003c\/strong\u003e Bats often prefer roosting in larger structures, which can help buffer nighttime temperature extremes, as well as heat up faster in the morning. The Super Duplex Bat Roost provides this in both size, style, and most importantly, function. Biologists are considering multiple smaller bat house structures are better than one large \"condo\"-class structure. \u003cstrong\u003eA Super Duplex in Pennsylvania was occupied when checked 12 days after installation.\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eThe Super Duplex is easier to install and is less costly. It is possible to install 3 or more Super Duplex configurations than one bat condo-class structure. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eMultiple Duplex or other bat houses spread the bat colony out among many structures, providing a variety of microclimate options. Multiple roosts provide bats with parasite and predator avoidance options. Multiple smaller bat roosts allow bat families to break up and segregate as they see fit. If one structure is vandalized or collapses over time, the whole colony will not suddenly be at risk, but will occupy the other nearby structures until repairs made. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Shade Roof version.\u003c\/strong\u003e This model incorporates a shade roof for warm climates. The shade roof does not touch the actual roof of the bat houses. Bat houses receive heat from the sun in the morning and evening, but are shaded during the hottest part of the day. This design is highly successful in all the Gulf Coast states as well as low elevations in the West. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Standard Roof version.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e This configuration is for all but the hotter locations in the US and Canada. A brown aluminum roof is pressed over both bat houses (including the screws holding the bat house onto the structure), and the center roost cavity in the middle between the houses.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eShade or Standard Roof and Mount Only version.\u003c\/strong\u003e This option is for those who already purchased 4 Chamber Universal bat houses and would like to construct the Super Duplex. The kit includes the mounts and roof assembly. You provide 4''x6''x16' treated posts. Note this kit is specifically for BCM 4 Chamber Universal bat houses. Other bat houses of same or smaller widths -might- work but expect to have to make modifications.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eInstallation.\u003c\/strong\u003e The Super Duplex is a significant structure, but by far the easiest and least expensive of any artificial bat roost available of similar capacity. It is possible to assemble the mounts, put the posts in place, then add the bat houses and roof \u003c\/span\u003eseparately using ladders, scaffolding, or a lift machine. However, the entire assembly can be assembled on the ground on sawhorses. Four people may lift the Super Duplex while several pull or winch with a rope as the base slides into the holes. The Super Duplex may also lean against a truck with an appropriate ladder rack, or lean on the bucket of a front end loader\/forklift, etc. to be pushed into place. The Super Duplex had been assembled and placed in as little as 2-3 hours in this way. \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBCM delivery, micro siting, and installation is available, please contact jchenger@batmanagement.com for a quote. \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's the difference between this and the regular Duplex?\u003c\/strong\u003e The Super Duplex bat house is supported by 2- 4''x6''x16' posts for redundancy. Because of this extra support, the Super Duplex may be expanded by adding perhaps 6 -more- Universal bat houses! This max configuration could house ~1840 bats and is ideal for long term watchable wildlife applications.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhich color bat house is best for you?\u003c\/strong\u003e Because of the shade roof design, any color may be suitable for most regions, though we would probably lighter colors for the hottest environments. Both dark brown and our tan color has been successful in mid-FL and TX. Definitely select a black or dark green for most northern states and high elevations, or tan for warmer climates most of Florida and desert). Included with every bat house is a comprehensive manual, which will assist you with site determination, installation, and long-term maintenance tips.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Super Duplex Bat Roost includes two Universal Four Chamber Premium bat houses, a shade roof, and ships with all components necessary for assembly. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's Included?:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e2 x Custom Four Chamber Premium Bat Houses, modified with pass-thru slots\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eRoof Assembly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 x Aluminum Roof Panel\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUpper and Lower Frame\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCenter Baffles Cluster\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSilicone sealant\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's needed?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eTwo 4''x6''x16' treated posts (obtain locally expect under $50 each)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCompass to find ~140° SE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCordless drill (2 is handy to have phillips screw bit or socket on one, drill bit on a second))\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDrill socket adapter + socket set\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCombination square + tape measure\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDrill bit for predrilling holes in sides and metal roof\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLevel (can use the combination square as a level)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e240 lbs Quick-dry concrete for post installation\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.batmanagement.com\/products\/post-protector-4-in-x-6-in-x-42-in\" title=\"post protector\"\u003e4''x6'' Post Protector\u003c\/a\u003e (strongly recommended)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDigging\/tamping bar, post hole digger, shovel\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOutdoor deck stain for the sides and post, but wait 90 days before staining if treated post is new and wet from the treating process.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ci\u003eBat House color should be selected based on geographical location. There are no guarantees with wildlife, past performance does not suggest occupancy in all locations. 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Expandable to ~2000 bats!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2378\/9221\/files\/SuperDuplex.pdf?v=1597545708\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eDownload the Super Duplex install manual here.\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe \u003cstrong\u003eBCM Super Duplex Bat House \u003c\/strong\u003eis the top of the line option for providing a large, long term bat sanctuary in large backyards, parks, long term mitigation, and wildlife management areas. We begin with dual 4''x6'' treated posts for redundancy and strength against high winds and long term deterioration. The 5.5'' space between the posts is filled with hand-roughened roost baffles and airtight at the top. Our \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/batmanagement.com\/products\/universal-four-chamber-premium-bat-house\" title=\"universal bat house\"\u003e4-Chamber Universal bat houses\u003c\/a\u003e are added in a back-to-back bat configuration. \u003cspan\u003eThe bat houses feature slots in the backs allowing bats to move into various sized crevices into the middle of the structure, or switch roost boxes to find their preferred microclimate. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe standard Super Duplex configuration may hold approximately ~500+ bats!\u003c\/em\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Super Duplex is expandable\u003c\/strong\u003e by adding one additional 4 Chamber Universal bat houses on the left and right sides. Start small and add on modules as desired. This creates a \"bat condo\"-class structure using four of BCM's successful Universal bat houses. The dual posts easily support the additional weight and negligible additional wind load. This configuration may hold approximately ~920 bats, and is the least expensive, easiest to construct plan to approach the 1000 bat capacity that is ideal for watchable wildlife installations. Add two additional 4 Chamber Universal bat houses below the originals and overall capacity increases 210 bats per box.  Add another ~80 for a second center baffle cluster and total capacity approaches ~1500 bats. This is so many bats that they will continue emerging after it is too dark to see them! Two additional Universal bat houses on either side bring capacity to almost 2000. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDoes it work?\u003c\/strong\u003e Bats often prefer roosting in larger structures, which can help buffer nighttime temperature extremes, as well as heat up faster in the morning. The Super Duplex Bat Roost provides this in both size, style, and most importantly, function. Biologists are considering multiple smaller bat house structures are better than one large \"condo\"-class structure. \u003cstrong\u003eA Super Duplex in Pennsylvania was occupied when checked 12 days after installation.\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cem\u003eThe Super Duplex is easier to install and is less costly. It is possible to install 3 or more Super Duplex configurations than one bat condo-class structure. \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eMultiple Duplex or other bat houses spread the bat colony out among many structures, providing a variety of microclimate options. Multiple roosts provide bats with parasite and predator avoidance options. Multiple smaller bat roosts allow bat families to break up and segregate as they see fit. If one structure is vandalized or collapses over time, the whole colony will not suddenly be at risk, but will occupy the other nearby structures until repairs made. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Shade Roof version.\u003c\/strong\u003e This model incorporates a shade roof for warm climates. The shade roof does not touch the actual roof of the bat houses. Bat houses receive heat from the sun in the morning and evening, but are shaded during the hottest part of the day. This design is highly successful in all the Gulf Coast states as well as low elevations in the West. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThe Standard Roof version.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e This configuration is for all but the hotter locations in the US and Canada. A brown aluminum roof is pressed over both bat houses (including the screws holding the bat house onto the structure), and the center roost cavity in the middle between the houses.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eShade or Standard Roof and Mount Only version.\u003c\/strong\u003e This option is for those who already purchased 4 Chamber Universal bat houses and would like to construct the Super Duplex. The kit includes the mounts and roof assembly. You provide 4''x6''x16' treated posts. Note this kit is specifically for BCM 4 Chamber Universal bat houses. Other bat houses of same or smaller widths -might- work but expect to have to make modifications.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eInstallation.\u003c\/strong\u003e The Super Duplex is a significant structure, but by far the easiest and least expensive of any artificial bat roost available of similar capacity. It is possible to assemble the mounts, put the posts in place, then add the bat houses and roof \u003c\/span\u003eseparately using ladders, scaffolding, or a lift machine. However, the entire assembly can be assembled on the ground on sawhorses. Four people may lift the Super Duplex while several pull or winch with a rope as the base slides into the holes. The Super Duplex may also lean against a truck with an appropriate ladder rack, or lean on the bucket of a front end loader\/forklift, etc. to be pushed into place. The Super Duplex had been assembled and placed in as little as 2-3 hours in this way. \u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBCM delivery, micro siting, and installation is available, please contact jchenger@batmanagement.com for a quote. \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's the difference between this and the regular Duplex?\u003c\/strong\u003e The Super Duplex bat house is supported by 2- 4''x6''x16' posts for redundancy. Because of this extra support, the Super Duplex may be expanded by adding perhaps 6 -more- Universal bat houses! This max configuration could house ~1840 bats and is ideal for long term watchable wildlife applications.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhich color bat house is best for you?\u003c\/strong\u003e Because of the shade roof design, any color may be suitable for most regions, though we would probably lighter colors for the hottest environments. Both dark brown and our tan color has been successful in mid-FL and TX. Definitely select a black or dark green for most northern states and high elevations, or tan for warmer climates most of Florida and desert). Included with every bat house is a comprehensive manual, which will assist you with site determination, installation, and long-term maintenance tips.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003eThe Super Duplex Bat Roost includes two Universal Four Chamber Premium bat houses, a shade roof, and ships with all components necessary for assembly. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's Included?:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e2 x Custom Four Chamber Premium Bat Houses, modified with pass-thru slots\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eRoof Assembly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 x Aluminum Roof Panel\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUpper and Lower Frame\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCenter Baffles Cluster\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSilicone sealant\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat's needed?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003eTwo 4''x6''x16' treated posts (obtain locally expect under $50 each)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCompass to find ~140° SE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCordless drill (2 is handy to have phillips screw bit or socket on one, drill bit on a second))\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDrill socket adapter + socket set\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCombination square + tape measure\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDrill bit for predrilling holes in sides and metal roof\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eLevel (can use the combination square as a level)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e240 lbs Quick-dry concrete for post installation\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.batmanagement.com\/products\/post-protector-4-in-x-6-in-x-42-in\" title=\"post protector\"\u003e4''x6'' Post Protector\u003c\/a\u003e (strongly recommended)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDigging\/tamping bar, post hole digger, shovel\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eOutdoor deck stain for the sides and post, but wait 90 days before staining if treated post is new and wet from the treating process.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e \u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ci\u003eBat House color should be selected based on geographical location. There are no guarantees with wildlife, past performance does not suggest occupancy in all locations. Actual product may differ slightly from photos.\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp class=\"p1\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Super Duplex Bat House

Product Description

Create a Bat Super Sanctuary. Expandable to ~2000 bats!

Download the Super Duplex install manual here.

The BCM Super Duplex Bat House is the top of the line option for providing a large, long term bat sanctuary in large backyards, parks, long term mitigation, and wildlife management areas. We begin with dual 4''x6'' treated posts for redundancy and strength against high winds and long term deterioration. The 5.5'' space between the posts is filled with hand-roughened roost baffles and airtight at the top. Our 4-Chamber Universal bat houses are added in a back-to-back bat configuration. The bat houses feature slots in the backs allowing bats to move into various sized crevices into the middle of the structure, or switch roost boxes to find their preferred microclimate. The standard Super Duplex configuration may hold approximately ~500+ bats! 

The Super Duplex is expandable by adding one additional 4 Chamber Universal bat houses on the left and right sides. Start small and add on modules as desired. This creates a "bat condo"-class structure using four of BCM's successful Universal bat houses. The dual posts easily support the additional weight and negligible additional wind load. This configuration may hold approximately ~920 bats, and is the least expensive, easiest to construct plan to approach the 1000 bat capacity that is ideal for watchable wildlife installations. Add two additional 4 Chamber Universal bat houses below the originals and overall capacity increases 210 bats per box.  Add another ~80 for a second center baffle cluster and total capacity approaches ~1500 bats. This is so many bats that they will continue emerging after it is too dark to see them! Two additional Universal bat houses on either side bring capacity to almost 2000. 

Does it work? Bats often prefer roosting in larger structures, which can help buffer nighttime temperature extremes, as well as heat up faster in the morning. The Super Duplex Bat Roost provides this in both size, style, and most importantly, function. Biologists are considering multiple smaller bat house structures are better than one large "condo"-class structure. A Super Duplex in Pennsylvania was occupied when checked 12 days after installation. The Super Duplex is easier to install and is less costly. It is possible to install 3 or more Super Duplex configurations than one bat condo-class structure.

Multiple Duplex or other bat houses spread the bat colony out among many structures, providing a variety of microclimate options. Multiple roosts provide bats with parasite and predator avoidance options. Multiple smaller bat roosts allow bat families to break up and segregate as they see fit. If one structure is vandalized or collapses over time, the whole colony will not suddenly be at risk, but will occupy the other nearby structures until repairs made. 

The Shade Roof version. This model incorporates a shade roof for warm climates. The shade roof does not touch the actual roof of the bat houses. Bat houses receive heat from the sun in the morning and evening, but are shaded during the hottest part of the day. This design is highly successful in all the Gulf Coast states as well as low elevations in the West. 

The Standard Roof version. This configuration is for all but the hotter locations in the US and Canada. A brown aluminum roof is pressed over both bat houses (including the screws holding the bat house onto the structure), and the center roost cavity in the middle between the houses.

Shade or Standard Roof and Mount Only version. This option is for those who already purchased 4 Chamber Universal bat houses and would like to construct the Super Duplex. The kit includes the mounts and roof assembly. You provide 4''x6''x16' treated posts. Note this kit is specifically for BCM 4 Chamber Universal bat houses. Other bat houses of same or smaller widths -might- work but expect to have to make modifications.

Installation. The Super Duplex is a significant structure, but by far the easiest and least expensive of any artificial bat roost available of similar capacity. It is possible to assemble the mounts, put the posts in place, then add the bat houses and roof separately using ladders, scaffolding, or a lift machine. However, the entire assembly can be assembled on the ground on sawhorses. Four people may lift the Super Duplex while several pull or winch with a rope as the base slides into the holes. The Super Duplex may also lean against a truck with an appropriate ladder rack, or lean on the bucket of a front end loader/forklift, etc. to be pushed into place. The Super Duplex had been assembled and placed in as little as 2-3 hours in this way. BCM delivery, micro siting, and installation is available, please contact jchenger@batmanagement.com for a quote. 

What's the difference between this and the regular Duplex? The Super Duplex bat house is supported by 2- 4''x6''x16' posts for redundancy. Because of this extra support, the Super Duplex may be expanded by adding perhaps 6 -more- Universal bat houses! This max configuration could house ~1840 bats and is ideal for long term watchable wildlife applications.

Which color bat house is best for you? Because of the shade roof design, any color may be suitable for most regions, though we would probably lighter colors for the hottest environments. Both dark brown and our tan color has been successful in mid-FL and TX. Definitely select a black or dark green for most northern states and high elevations, or tan for warmer climates most of Florida and desert). Included with every bat house is a comprehensive manual, which will assist you with site determination, installation, and long-term maintenance tips.

The Super Duplex Bat Roost includes two Universal Four Chamber Premium bat houses, a shade roof, and ships with all components necessary for assembly. 

What's Included?:

  • 2 x Custom Four Chamber Premium Bat Houses, modified with pass-thru slots
  • Roof Assembly
  • 1 x Aluminum Roof Panel
  • Upper and Lower Frame
  • Center Baffles Cluster
  • Silicone sealant

What's needed?

  • Two 4''x6''x16' treated posts (obtain locally expect under $50 each)
  • Compass to find ~140° SE
  • Cordless drill (2 is handy to have phillips screw bit or socket on one, drill bit on a second))
  • Drill socket adapter + socket set
  • Combination square + tape measure
  • Drill bit for predrilling holes in sides and metal roof
  • Level (can use the combination square as a level)
  • 240 lbs Quick-dry concrete for post installation
  • 4''x6'' Post Protector (strongly recommended)
  • Digging/tamping bar, post hole digger, shovel
  • Outdoor deck stain for the sides and post, but wait 90 days before staining if treated post is new and wet from the treating process.
 
Bat House color should be selected based on geographical location. There are no guarantees with wildlife, past performance does not suggest occupancy in all locations. Actual product may differ slightly from photos.


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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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  • Green or black for Akron Ohio Large property 12 wooded acres 3/4 acre pond 4 acre grass with shade trees Currently bats in Barn

    Either color may work. Bats may not use the bat house if the barn is easily accessible to them however, and it may take several seasons for some to move in.

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