Category: Other Insects

Pesticide Use Around Pets

People often use pesticides in their homes or yards to control a variety of pests such as insects, weeds and rodents. Pet owners may also apply pesticide products directly to their pets to control ticks and/or fleas. Although these pesticides can be beneficial, they have the potential to hurt... more
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A message from A1 on COVID-19

As we work together as a community and nation to better understand and mitigate the spread of the novel Coronavirus, we are all being asked to adhere to new guidelines and to do our best to practice social distancing. Please know that as protectors of public health, food and property, we take... more
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Use Insect Repellent

Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents External with one of the active ingredients below. When used as directed, EPA-registered insect repellents are proven safe and effective, even for pregnant and breastfeeding women. DEET Picaridin (known as KBR 3023 and... more
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Find the Repellent that is Right for You

Use the search tool below to help you choose the repellent product that is right for you. You can specify : mosquitoes, ticks or both; protection time; active ingredient; or other product-specific information. Consider these factors when choosing a repellent: Do you need protection... more
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10 Pest Control Tips to Keep Pests Away This Summer | Bug Tip Tuesday

Nothing ruins a picnic like a line of ants. Nothing ruins a barbecue like a swarm of mosquitoes. And nothing ruins a morning like spotting a spider, cockroach, or mouse somewhere in your house. Keep bugs and critters away from your home and yard this summer with these 10 best pest control... more
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Prevent Pantry Pests

Pantry pests, or stored product pests that tend to gather around food stowed in pantries and cabinets, can quickly become a hassle for homeowners. A variety of critters fit into the category of pantry pests including beetles, ants, earwigs, weevils and pillbugs, but the most common species are... more
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Flea Control & Extermination

Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of any warm-blooded body. Cat fleas are the most common domestic flea, but dog fleas, human fleas and oriental rat fleas can also be found. Fleas do not fly. Instead, they use their powerful legs to jump onto a passing host. Controlling and/or... more
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Silverfish Control

What Are Silverfish? Silverfish get their name from the insect’s silvery, metallic appearance and fish-like shape and movements. Silverfish are also known as “bristletails” because of their three long, bristle-like or tail-like appendages on the rear end of their body. Silverfish are... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Pantry Moths

What are pantry moths? Also known as Weevils, Flour Moths, Indian Meal Moths or Kitchen Moths, pantry moths are small moths commonly found in grains. How do they get into the food? Pantry moths are usually brought into the home via  food purchased. Grains are not their exclusive food source,... more
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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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