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Acorn + Mouse = Lyme Disease?

Acorn + Mouse = Lyme Disease? Prepare for a surge in Lyme disease this year, and blame acorns & mouse populations.

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Summer Vacations, Beaches, Sleeping In And Bed Bugs?

Summer Vacations, Beaches, Sleeping In And Bed Bugs? Sharing your bed with a blood sucker can cause stress vs relaxation

Posted in Bed Bug Control, Bed Bug Extermination, Bed Bugs, Bed Bugs, Ticks & Fleas, Blog, Boston, Climate Change, environment, Holiday, Home, insects, Massachusetts, Nantucket, New England, News, News, Promos & What's Up, Residential Pest Control, spring insects, Summer, Travel
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It's A Hard Decision For Families, DEET VS Lyme Disease…

It’s A Hard Decision For Families, DEET VS Lyme Disease… Both DEET and Lyme Disease have been known to cause death.

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You Can Prevent A Tick Bite And Here Are A Few Steps To Show You How

You Can Prevent A Tick Bite And Here Are A Few Steps To Show You How. Protecting tick bites = preventing lyme disease

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What Is A StinkBug? Do They Really Stink?

What Is A StinkBug? Do They Really Stink? The stinkbug will eat your crops and give off a bad smell if bothered.

Posted in Article, Beetles, Blog, Caterpillars, Climate Change, earth, environment, food, garden, insects, Massachusetts, New England, pests, Residential Pest Control, spring insects, stink bugs, Summer
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Winter is a busy season for pests. Rodents are most active and insects come come in the house to find warmth for the cold months.. Find out more about Winter pests »

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Mosquito Season is Starting Up

We are hoping for some long summer days and balmy nights spent outside in the upcoming months, but those can quickly be ruined by the telltale buzz of a relentless mosquito on the hunt for its next meal. The itchy, red reminders mosquitoes leave behind should be enough of an indication to take precautions against these pests, but A1…

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Mealmoths Can Come Home In Your Groceries

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
2 apple slices93b0c1bb97b80b50d7a0591242bd33f6
1 baby carrot
2 black currants
2 Honey-Nut Cheerios
A handful of Honey Kix Cereal

Instructions:

  1. Slice the yellow…

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Bug Tip Tuesday – Ladybugs

Do you have ladybugs in your home?  These pests find their way into your home in the early winter and are now starting to emerge due to the warmer weather.  Sometimes, they get a little confused as to which way they are suppose to exit the hibernation location.  Obviously they should be heading out!  However, you may find some…

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Don’t Let Spring Bite

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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