The Dangers of Fall Pests

The fall season brings with it warmer homes that will have pests seeking ways to move indoors and hunker down for the colder months ahead. Mice, rats, cockroaches and spiders are most likely to be lurking nearby in search of points of entry. A1 Exterminators explains that these fall pests can pose... more

Bug Tip Tuesday | Decor Storage

Have you begun decorating for the holiday's? Carefully check items that weren’t sealed and stored properly—they may be harboring pests! Then for next year, store your décor in hard, plastic bins with tightly sealed lids that can’t easily be chewed... more
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Top Tips To Keep Wild Animals In The Wild

When the fall season rolls in, squirrels, raccoons and opossums are more apt to move indoors in preparation for the colder months. Unfortunately, our homes often provide the perfect place for these and other types of nuisance wildlife because they have easy access to food, water and warm... more

Rodent Control Facts | Rodent Awareness Week

To raise awareness during Rodent Awareness Week, we are sharing some rodent facts! Did you know mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a dime and rats can fit through holes the size of a quarter? Seal cracks and crevices on the outside of the home using caulk and steel wool to... more

Rodent Awareness Week

Did you know that is is estimates that rodents spend about three percent of their daily activity gnawing on objects like wires? Keep an eye out for frayed wires in your home or underneath the hood of your car.... more

Rodent Prevention Tip

A mouse can fit through an opening the size of a dime. Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home, including areas where utilities and pipes enter the home, using caulk, steel wool or a combination of both. Find out more here visit our website at www.a1exterminators.com... more

Frayed Wires? A Rodent Could Be The Culprit

Car and house wiring issues can be expensive and sometimes downright dangerous. Believe it or not, rodents like mice and rats could be the culprits behind the damage. While many people are aware of the health risks posed by rodents spread, it’s often a surprise that they also have a love for... more

Keep Spiders From Spooking You This Fall

It’s the time of year when spiders are on the hunt for a warm, secluded place to build a web and catch their next meal. A1 Exterminators warns that basements, attics and garages serve as the perfect refuge for these creepy crawlers and encourages homeowners to take proper precautions to avoid... more

Keep Your Carved Pumpkin from Rotting

After you spent an entire afternoon carving your pumpkin, two days later, it’s already rotting away. Here is a trick for preserving your pumpkins so that doesn’t happen. What you need: Bleach and 2/3 cup of water (you may need to adjust the amount depending on the size of your... more

Don’t Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Travel Plans

Whether you’re headed to the beach or an amusement park, traveling is one of the most exciting parts of life. But A1 Exterminators, a local pest control company, warns of the possibility of running into unwanted travel companions – in the form of bed bugs. “Bed bugs are active all year... more