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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.

Posted in Article, Bed Bugs, Ticks & Fleas, Blog, Climate Change, disease, disease carrying insects, Dog Ticks, earth, environment, Health, insects, Massachusetts, Mice, Mice & Rats, mice control, New England, News, pests, Residential Pest Control, rodent control, science, scientific study, spring insects, Summer, Travel, trees
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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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Removing Stink Bugs

If you find a stink bug in your home, chances are you will find more.  If you find one, do not squish it.  Vacuum up the stink bugs, and take note of spots where they crawl in or where you find concentrated numbers – these are likely entry points. Common places to look for emerging stink bugs are…

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Flea Control

You don’t want to have fleas in your home and we are sure your pets don’t want to have them on either. A1 Exterminators can keep those pests away.  Contact us for more information on flea control in your area.

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Bug Tip Tuesday – Wasp Traps

Enjoy the back yard again by trapping wasps in a container with vinegar, salt and sugar.  By placing containers of this mixture around your yard, the wasps will be attracted to the sugar and killed by the salt and vinegar.waspsphoto

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Lady Bug Jars

Send the kids out looking for Ladybugs!  Have them make these cute ladybug jars and send them out hunting.51e17d6496108de4b502ff96df9621c2

Supplies:

  • Clear plastic container
  • Paint & brushes
  • Eyes
  • Black marker

Have the kids paint the lid to their container what ever color they want, and then make black ladybug dots on the top.  Glue…

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Life Cycle of a Bed Bug

Female bedbugs can lay 200 to 250 eggs, which mature to adult stage within four to six weeks, meaning one or two bed bugs can turn into a massive infestation within a couple of months, if not caught and treated early. Bed bugs are resilient. Nymphs can survive months without feeding and the adults for more than a year….

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Stinging Insects

Honey bees are often confused with aggressive stinging insects like yellow jackets and wasps.  Bees and other pollinators support the environment in a vital way.  A1 Exterminators can protect you against stinging insect and protects bees for our environment.

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