The Heath Bat House can be mounted on a pole, or under the eaves of a house, garage, or barn approximately 12-15 feet above the ground. This house is maintenance free and provides a welcoming habitat that will encourage brown bats to nest. Brown bats can consume 600 mosquitos in an hour, helping to naturally control the insect population in your backyard. Constructed of weather-resistant cedar. Mounting hardware and instructions included. Made in the USA.