Category: Rats

Do rats still carry the plague in 2023?

The Plague – also known as the Black Plague, the Bubonic Plague and the Black Death. Does it still exist? Should you be worried if you see a rat, it might carry the plague? We dive into these questions and more in this part-history lesson, part-public health announcement... A Quick History... more
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Are Landlords Responsible for Rats and Mice in Boston?

In Boston, and much of Massachusetts, your landlord is responsible for rodent control services (granted the infestation isn’t your fault.) Hiring pest control for rats and mice should be routine for most landlords in the 2nd-most rat infested city in the U.S., however, some may still resist. Be... more
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Commercial Pest Control | Pest-Proofing Tips for the Fall & Winter

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Four Tips To Pest-Proof Your Business For The Fall And Winter by Forbes Looking to pest-proof your business for the winter? Read these commercial pest control tips to keep your business pest-free during the colder months. Commercial Pest Control Tips 1. Identify popular pest areas.... more

How to Dispose of Mouse & Rat Droppings Safely

How do I know if it’s mouse or rat droppings/feces? Mouse or rat droppings aren't something anybody wants to find. It's too bad mice and rats can't just be toilet trained, but then again, you would still have an infestation on your hands. Read on to find out how to properly identify droppings,... more
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Rodent Control | Peabody Ahead of the ‘Rat’ Pack

Rodent Control | “Like many urban areas in the Northeast, Peabody is seeing an increase in complaints related to rodent activity,” – Salem News In fact, the recent rise in rats has become statistically significant. The rodent control industry is expected to grow 5% over the next 5 years.... more

Infectious Diseases & Viruses | CDC: “rodents pose health risk”

Rentokil Infectious Diseases & Viruses | Rodents: Rats, Mice Do mice/rats carry infectious diseases & viruses? The CDC says they pose a health risk to you and your family. According to the Center for Disease Control, rats and mice can spread over 35 diseases. Infectious diseases &... more

Get Rid of Rodents Fast with A1

It’s not hard for a rodent to come in through small cracks and holes in the foundation of your building or home and set up a nest in the walls or in furniture. A1 Exterminators Rodent Inspection When inspecting for mice or rats, an A1 Exterminator technician will look for rodent... more
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Get Rodent Free Today with A1 Exterminators

House mouse poking head through ripped hole. "You see a dime size hole. Mice see a door, and go right through it." [A1 Logo]
You see a dime-sized hole.   Mice see a door, and go right through it. Here are a few rodent control facts you should know: 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... more
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For all of our new customers who share the coupon code on the page below, for a limited time and while supplies last, you'll get $25 OFF any new one-time service* (Conditions Apply).   Claim your promo coupon:... more
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Get Rid of Rodents With A1 Exterminators

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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 through small cracks and holes in the foundation of your building or home and set up a nest in the walls or in furniture. Massachusetts and New Hampshire... more
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