Let’s face it; they’re called “rats with wings” for a reason. Bats are a common pests in Wixom, MI and while less harmful than residents think and great for insect control, like rats also contain serious diseases. In particular, their bat guano contains an infectious disease called Histoplasmosis.
Anyone can get Histoplasmosis, which can be caught by inhaling the spores of the Histoplasma capsulatum fungus found in bat guano. Some are more at risk than others, like chimney cleaners, construction workers, gardeners, HVAC installers, and roofers. Not only should you protect those living in your home, you should also protect those who service your home and have occupations which put them at a higher risk of exposure to Histoplasmosis. Don’t hesitate to call AAQ Advanced Air Quality Inc. and let us come out to inspect and help you with bat guano removal.
When you are cleaning an old attic or building, avoid areas that may harbor the fungus, especially if there are accumulations of bat droppings. If you’ve got bats, you've got bat guano. Don’t hesitate, give us a call today and get a free quote.
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