Entries by Bohmz Pest Services

How We Remove Bats From Your Home or Attic Step-By-Step

There are several varieties of bat species in Southern Wisconsin & Northern Illinois; it’s usually the colonizing bat types that cause issues in residential homes. Bats often get a bad reputation, but they are not typically aggressive, and are usually very beneficial in eliminating insects & bugs. Bats can become a nuisance when they roost […]

Active Pests In Southern Wisconsin: Brown Recluse Spiders

Brown recluse spiders have a characteristic dark brown violin marking on their back. These spiders often infest cedar shake roofs and spin irregular webs, which are used as a retreat. Pest Stats Color: Light to dark brown, with characteristic dark brown violin marking on back Legs: 8 Shape: Round Size: ¼ – ½ inch long […]

Danger of Raccoon Feces in Swimming Pools

Raccoons can be pests and can spread germs to humans. It is important to keep raccoons out of your pool and watch for raccoon feces (poop) in and around your pool. Raccoon feces can sometimes contain the eggs of a worm called Baylisascaris procyonis, which can infect humans, particularly children, and cause severe neurologic illness. […]

Rodents & Cockroaches Pose Serious Hidden Health Risks When They Infest Your Home

  “Many people think pests are just an annoyance and often forget that there are real health dangers associated with the presence of these pests in and around the home,” says Jim Fredericks, technical services director for NPMA. “People don’t think of asthma, Salmonella, or severe allergic reactions, which is why infestations should not be taken […]