Bed Bug K-9 Detection

K-9 Dog Used for Bedbug DetectionA1 uses K-9 detection for verification of bed bug elimination.
The same training techniques used for military and law enforcement purposes, is now being adapted to train dogs to search for and find bed bugs. The K-9’s keen sense of smell allows them to smell through walls, floors and even underground. This enables them to sniff out the trouble areas quicker and more accurately, helping us exterminate your bed bugs efficiently.

K-9 detection used in hotels and motels give management an additional measure that they have done everything in their power to give their guests the pest free environment they paid for. In case of a lawsuit initiated by a guest that was bitten, management can prove that they made every effort to rid the environment of uninvited guests.

The Institute for Biological Detection Systems (IBDS) of Auburn University in Alabama reported that a dog’s sensitivity limits in their olfactory detection range from tens of part per billion to 500 parts per trillion. Also their ability of discriminating a target scent from a non-target scent are extremely advanced even when the target scent is surrounded by the non-target scent. When properly trained a dog searching for a specific substance can alert to one or two of the substances most abundant vapor compounds with high level accuracy.

 

Call A1 at 1-800-525-4825 (1-800-499-5866 for Cape Cod) to find out about K-9 detection for your bed bugs infestation in MA and NH!

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Keep uninvited guests out of your kitchen.

A1 Exterminators offers a pest prevention plan to help combat Indian Meal Moths and Rodents that have moved in to your kitchen
“Pantry pests can contaminate food products. Mice can spread Salmonella and Hantavirus. They can also carry fleas and lice into our homes. With our plan,  …. less pests means less risks of diseases.”

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Metal Insect Sculptures Designed by Edouard Martinet

These metal sculptures are designed by French artist Edouard Martinet. Edouard creates these unique sculptures from recycled material he collects ranging from bike parts, to head lights and moped parts. He then transforms that seemingly useless junk it fantastic works of art.

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Environmentally Conscious Termite Control

Rather than saturating the soil with liquid chemical solution, the Sentricon System uses Recruit™ termite bait strategically, while cleverly manipulating termite biology and behavior to destroy the termite colony.

The Sentricon System has many environmental credentials.

  • The Sentricon System uses only a few grams of active ingredient on each property, compared to the hundreds of gallons of chemical solution used…
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After Winter Inspection of Your Home

Winter has come and gone and spring is here. April’s rain showers will soon bring May flowers. But the rains may also bring other things too, pest problems! Moisture is one of the main ingredients needed for many pest invasions, such as termites or carpenter ants around your home. Post-winter exterior home inspections (and subsequent repairs) become very important…

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Get Rid Of Ants With Borax And Sugar

Here are two recipes for a DIY ant remover. For both the liquid and solid ant baits, you want to mix the borax into the sugary bait in a 1 to 3 ratio.

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Winter Bird Feeders Attract Mice Too

Bird feeders are great and ensure a steady food supply to birds in the cold weather. However, mice are also attracted to bird food, including the seeds and discarded hulls. index

Make sure you regularly clean up seeds and debris surrounding bird feeders to keep mice and rodents away.

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As Wasps Emerge

If you happen to see one or two lone wasps inside the house this spring, don’t be alarmed; it’s probably just an overwintering queen that has become trapped indoors. Cold temperatures kill paper wasp colonies each winter, but before they are eliminated, the colonies produce male wasps to mate with a few lucky females who will be next summer’s…

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