Customer Experience: Bat Heaven

August 12 2022 – Jessica Woodend

Bat Heaven!

Submitted by Linna Falzone

My husband and I have enjoyed watching bats since childhood.  After noticing multiple bats in our area, we thought a bat house might encourage more bats to visit our property. Since we grow crops each year, limiting destructive pests was also a consideration.

 After researching housing options, we decided on the Bat BNB.  I loved the look and ease of installation. 

 We installed our first Bat BNB with great anticipation.  We were warned that it might take years to attract residents, or they may never make it their home. However, in just over 18 months, we had amazing results.  Over 200 bats in our one house.  Fast forward and now we have 2 Bat BNB houses!  Our houses are installed back-to-back on the same pivoting 20’ pole.  The second house has only been up for 6 weeks and is already occupied.

The second BatBnB going up, in lowered position before raising the post.

We absolutely love sunset each day when we can watch our cauldron of bats leave the roost.  Such an amazing and gratifying sight to watch them fill the evening sky. We never dreamed we would have the result we have seen.  Clearly, our bats love their Bat BNBs!

We can’t express how truly impressed we are with our Bat BNBs and how quickly the bats have made them home.

 Linna and Mike Falzone

NW Florida


  • BatBnB: November 19, 2023
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    If you are looking for more detailed information on how to install your bat house on a pole, check out our guides below.

  • BatBnB: June 12, 2023
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    Hi Kathryn,

    Thanks for reaching out about this. I am going to send you an email with more details that Linna has provided for us.

    -BatBnB Support

  • Kathryn Levassiur: June 12, 2023
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    I loved reading your testimonial and thank you for it. I just bought two BatBnBs for our property in Central Florida (Lakeland) and have in mind to have them on one metal pole.
    May I ask if you would please provide additional details/photos about how you mounted the two boxes on the one pole?
    Thank you and congratulations on your thriving bat colonies.

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