Category: Rodents

Removing Dead Rodents or Nests

Wear rubber, latex, or vinyl gloves when cleaning up dead rodents or nests. Spray the dead rodent or nest and the surrounding area with a disinfectant or a mixture of bleach and water. Soak rodent, nesting materials or droppings in solution for 5 minutes before wiping up with a paper towel... more
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Cleaning Up After Rodents

Urine and Droppings Take precautions before and during cleanup of rodent-infested areas. Before cleaning, trap the rodents and seal up any entryways to ensure that no rodents can get in. Continue trapping for a week. If no rodents are captured, the active infestation has been eliminated and... more
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Helpful Hints to keep the Mice Away

Do not panic if you suspect that you have a mice infestation in your house. It is unpleasant to hear mice scratching about within a wall or in an attic, but this is a problem that can be dealt with in an efficient manner. Many homeowners worry about the possibility of becoming ill, as a... more
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What are the health risks associated with a mouse infestation?

Mice are carriers of bacteria, diseases, parasites, and viruses. If your house has become infested by mice, the mice are leaving patches of their urine behind them, perhaps on a coffee mug in a kitchen cupboard or on a wooden cutting board on the counter. According to the Centers for Disease... more
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A Mouse Infestation in Your House: Health Risks and Solutions

Did you know that a house mouse is able to walk on a thin wire or squeeze itself through an opening or crack that is no wider than a ballpoint pen? It doesn’t take a very big opening before the mice find a way into our homes. These nimble rodents like to build small nests in cozy, dark spaces... more
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Pest Prevention Tips

Remove sources of food, water and shelter. Store food in sealed plastic or glass containers. Garbage containing food scraps should be placed in tightly covered trashcans. Remove garbage regularly from your home. Fix leaky plumbing and don't let water accumulate anywhere in the home.... more
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Happy Independence Day from A1

You're Not The Only One Celebrating! Mice and other pests don't take breaks on holiday's. If you need HELP with pest issues call any one of our many offices. Quick Tip: If you know where mice are breaking in, wad up some foil and firmly jam it in the hole. We don't know if mice don't like 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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Yes we are open!

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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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What are the health risks associated with a mouse infestation?

Mice are carriers of bacteria, diseases, parasites, and viruses. If your house has become infested by mice, the mice are leaving patches of their urine behind them, perhaps on a coffee mug in a kitchen cupboard or on a wooden cutting board on the counter. According to the Centers for Disease... more
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