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Safeguarding Your Home Against Allergies and Asthma

Common household pests, such as cockroaches and stinging insects, can pose a significant threat to asthma and allergy sufferers.

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Scientists Develop Artificial Surfaces Insects Cannot Climb

Beetles, cockroaches, and ants will have a harder time walking on facades or air conditioners in the future – thanks to the bio-inspired, anti-adhesive surfaces.

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Tips to Keep Food Safe In the Summer

During warm weather, it is especially important to take extra precautions and practice safe food handling when preparing perishable foods such as meat, poultry, seafood and egg products.

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Insects Wings Found to Have Natural Antibiotics

Scientists have discovered that cicadas, a locust-like insect, have wings that naturally kill some bacteria on contact. This could potentially be used to keep public surfaces, like handrails, clean. The clanger cicada keeps bacteria away because of the small spikes

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Getting Rid Of Bugs, Try Eating Them??

Getting Rid Of Bugs, Try Eating Them?? Gross or great? Unexpected delicacies from around the world.

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Do you need these pests exterminated? Call A1 Today!

Fall can be a very busy season for insects, rodents, and other pests but many homeowners don’t realize it. Many overwintering pests, like mice and rodents become a problem. Find out more about Fall pests »

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Keep Pests out of Your Pantry

Pantry pests, or stored product pests that tend to gather around food stowed in pantries and cabinets, can quickly become a hassle for homeowners during the fall months.

A variety of critters fit into the category of pantry pests including beetles, ants, earwigs, but the most common species are the Indian meal moth. Fortunately, this pest does not pose any…

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Common Winter Pest in New England

When living in New England, here are the most common pests to look out for. Rodents, which include mice, rats and squirrels, are very high populated in this area. They are known for hoarding food inside homes, which eventually attracts insects to the food. They also leave waste all over the home which can spread diseases.

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Spider Bug Tip Tuesday!

Repel spiders naturally – one cup of vinegar, one cup of cayenne pepper powder, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put the mixture into a spray bottle and spay along the outside of your door and along windows; be sure to refresh after it rains.


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‘Tis the Season for Bed Bugs to be on the Move

As Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season, Americans will be making travel plans to celebrate with relatives and friends, both near and far. With the increased amount of travel occurring during the next couple of months, A1 Exterminators reminds travelers to be on the lookout for signs of bed bugs in order to avoid spreading these hitchhiking pests—or, even…

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Are There Critters and Germs in My Library Books?

Books are no better hosts for bacteria and viruses than many other objects. All pathogens need a critical mass for an exposed person to become infected. Chances are you won’t bring home any unwanted guests.

An outbreak of bedbugs at the library in a fictional correction facility in “Orange is the New Black” prompted officials on the TV show…

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Summer Can Impact Fall and Winter Pests


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