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The Ants are Coming!

Are ants coming into your home now that it is warming up outside? You see one, kill it and only to return a few minutes later and there are two more.

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You Will Be Surprised What Termites Can Do

The sun is finally out and you want to get outside every minute you can. While you’re trying to get outside, Termites are trying to do everything they can to get into your house.

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Cockroaches May Help Explain Asthma Outbreaks

A new study by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health that finds that higher exposure to cockroach dust may explain why some New York City children have asthma while others, who grow up just blocks away, do not.

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Killer Hornets in China

Chinese officials are fighting back against giant hornets which have killed 42 people and left 1,600 injured. In China’s northern Shaanxi province, whole cities have been terrorized by the world’s largest hornet.

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Earwigs – Summer Pests

The primary risk resulting from an earwig bite is a risk of infection. Carefully wash and disinfect the site of your earwig bite. If your earwig bite was administered by a male earwig one of the curved forceps may have broken off underneath your skin (especially if you stepped on it) so be sure to examine the site of the wound for any foreign material.

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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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EPA Approval for in2Care Distribution in US

On May 6, 2016 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted public health exceptions under the provisions of section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, 9843724_orig-600x590Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for use of has approved the distribution of products using the…

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Bug Tip Tuesday – DIY Rodent Control

When you have mice in the home, it’s crucial to figure out a way to get rid of them as quickly as possible. If you have peppermint Altoids on hand, you can use the peppermint Altoids as a natural mouse repellent. The little rodents cannot stand the scent of peppermint, and will go nowhere near it, allowing these…

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Mouse in the House?

Winter months are the prime time for rodents to invade the home. Have you ever spotted a mouse in your house?

We have heard so many stories about what hapmousepens when people spot a mouse in their house. Do you have any funny things that have happened when the first one was…

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Clean out the Pantry Pests

It’s time to clean out your pantry for the New Year! We have some simple tips on how to best organize your food storage area – and prevent unwanted house guests in the form of pantry pests.

Some of the most common pests we see invading our pantries and cabinets are those that are identified as pantry pests, most notably…

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Defend Your Home Against an Overlooked Threat

Like so many other things in life, winter means different things to different people. I’ve often noticed that one’s opinion of the cold season depends on his or her age. As a child, you might eagerly embrace the winter for its promise of sledding, snowball fights, and unexpected school cancellations. As you grow older, though, your outlook naturally shifts….

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Which Rodents can Invade Your Home

Rodents are some of the most common winter pests. Learn which ones can invade your home and take preventative measures.

Deer Mice – Deer Mouse ControlDeer Mice
The deer mouse is found in rural areas and rarely invades residential homes. Deer mice are of medical concern because they are common carriers…

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