Category: Wood Destroying Pests

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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Drywood Termites

Everybody may have some sort of idea that termites are terrible.  Most people simply know that termites can damage homes, but can be exterminated by getting the services of exterminators.  Not everyone knows, though, that termites can totally demolish homes if left unchecked. In fact,... more
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Termites “The Silent Destroyers”

What makes the termites such difficult pests is that they manage to destroy our homes without us knowing about it.  They just work – or eat – quietly behind the scenes; actually, behind the wood to be more accurate. Termites have this terrible habit of eating just the middle part of the... 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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We are considered an Essential Service per the government so if you have any rodent, ant, termite or other pest issues, we can come to you and exterminate them! We have protocols set in place, if anyone is sick or feeling ill we cannot treat their residence or business. If there are no medical... more
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Do you have termites in your home?

How do you know if termites are present in your home? Signs of termite activity include mud tubes and discarded wings from swarming mature termites, most often occurring in the spring. If you tap on wood and it sounds hollow, or push it and it caves in, you might have a problem. Many... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Termite Prevention Tips

Regardless of the species, termites are destructive and can cost you lots of money in unexpected home repairs if left to their own devices. Here are a few tips to prevent termites from wreaking havoc on your home: Seal cracks and holes on the outside of the home including entry points for... more
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Things You Could Be Doing That Attract Termites

What attracts termites? Does mulch? Do pine cones? It's hard to prevent a home termite infestation if you don't know what draws them to your property. Oftentimes, homeowners make a concerted effort to complete seasonal projects around the home to prevent pests from coming inside. However,... more
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Could Your Home be at Risk for Termites?

Chomp, chomp, chomp.  You would never be able to hear it, but at this very moment thousands of termites could be eating away through your home - unseen and unknown until it's too late. Termites are known as "silent destroyers" because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring and even... more
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How to Keep Bugs Out of Firewood

It is important to keep bugs out of firewood. Termites infesting your firewood could find their way into your home. To keep bugs out of firewood, prevention is your best option. Store firewood properly and you will protect the wood and your house from ants, termites, beetles and other invasive... more
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