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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A1 Exterminators is now offering an Organic Mosquito and Tick Program.
“You can expect up to a 70-90% reduction in mosquito and tick populations around your home…. less pests and less risks of diseases”

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Mealmoths can be brought into your home with your groceries.  The Indian Meal Moth is found more often than any other on stored food and grain pantry pest in the United States. Since they feed on any items containing grain or cereal products, the Indian Meal Moth alone is responsible for most of the insect problems associated with the…

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Make A Snack Time Puzzle

Let the kids play with their food!  Try getting all the ingredients cut up and see if the kids can put it together to look like a bumble bee.

Ingredients:

1 yellow plum
A handful of black grapes
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Instructions:

  1. Slice the yellow…

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Don’t want your spring to bite? Protect yourself from insect bites during outdoor activities.  Be sure to get a bug spray containing DEET.  It can repel disease-carrying mosquitoes, and to a lesser degree, ticks.  If you’re worried

about DEET, don’t be—it is the safest repellent for the most people, from kids as young as 2 months old to pregnant women past…

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You Do Not Want These Carpenters At Your House

Do you have a Carpenter Ant problem at your home?  These ants can cause serious damage to your home.  Let A1 Exterminators kick them out.

Contact us at 800-252-4825 or visit our website for more information about carpenter ants.

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