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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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It’s Your Yard. Defend It. Against Mosquitoes And Ticks.

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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So Many Spiders In The Fall

Once the air begins getting cooler, you might notice more and more spiders in your house. Why is this? Spiders mating season has a lot to do with it. They hatch in theImageGen1 spring, reproduce, and then start spinning webs in the fall to begin mating for the following year. While…

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Try Our Pest ID

When the season change, there are new and different bugs entering your home looking for food and shelter.  a-1-bug-id

If you have an new insect looking for a home, check out our bug identifier to see what type of pest you have in your home.

Once identified, we can come to your home…

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Rodents Looking for Homes

When warmer days go away, rats and mice come out looking for warm shelter to spend the winter.  Usually in our homes.  Fall is the time of year when home owners should prepare for rodents seeking shelter in warmer places, and they should also understand the real damage these pests can do.mice-ad Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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DIY Stink Bug Spray

A home made stink bug spray.stink-bug-300x200

Mix 32 oz hot water with 3/4 cup mild dish soap. Spray this solution directly onto stink bugs or in areas where stink bugs gather.

It will kill the current bugs there without the awful smell and keep new bugs from gathering in that location.

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Ladybug Invasion

Most complaints of ladybug infestations are caused by the Asian lady beetle, which was introduced into many regions of the U.S. as a natural control for soft-bodied, crop-destroying insects. These beetles would normally hibernate for the winter inside of caves and rocky crevices. However, in developed areas they have the pesky tendency to overwinter inside our homes!

Facts about lady…

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Spiders Begin Seeking New Homes for Fall

As summer comes to an end, the spiders that have been enjoying the season outside will look indoors for the fall season in search of prey. A1 Exterminators is educating homeowners on how to best protect against spiders from entering their homes.

“Spiders aren’t all bad, as they do provide a form of natural pest control by catching insects for…

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