Rodent Control

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Mice, rats and rodents are most attracted to congested areas where there are a lot of closely situated restaurants, buildings or residences, but they also attracted to rural areas and can be seen in gardens or around homes.

Mice can slip through holes as small as a dime, and rats can fit through holes as small as a quarter. It’s not hard for a rodent to come in though small cracks and holes in the foundation of your building or home and set up a nest in the walls or in furniture.

Mice and Rats Treatment

When inspecting for mice or rats, a professional A1 technician will look for rodent burrows. These are holes in the ground where rodents nest and create an underground tunnel around dumpsters, home or buildings. Another sign for mice or rats are “rub marks,” which is the dirty and oil from their skin that rub off and leave a funky smell, on the surfaces which rodents frequent. Dusting can be a method to get rid of rodents, or rat bait stations are often used to get rid of mice and rats, especially in alleys.

If you have a problem with mice, rats and rodents, let A1 Exterminators take care of it! Call 1-(800) 525-4825.

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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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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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Rodent Fact!
Rodent fact during Rodent Awareness Week.
Did you know that mice are little gymnasts? In fact, they can jump a foot into the air and
easily climb up onto kitchen counters to access food.
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