Category: Squirrels

‘Splooting’ is the new planking but for Squirrels

Squirrel splooting on railing
'Splooting' is all the rage this heatwave season. Squirrels are leading the trend; this controversial way of lying down is leading to animal control hotlines ringing off the hook. But just with planking, there is an air of concern surrounding splooting. Are these squirrels okay? Why are they... more
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He’s Prepared… Are You? Get Squirrel Free Today.

CGI-rendered squirrel boasting impressive stash of acorns. "He's prepared... are you? Let A1 help you with your squirrel visitors." [A1 Logo]
He's Prepared... Are You? Let A1 Help You With Your Squirrel Visitors.   Get Pest... more
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Protect Your Car & Home Wiring From Rats, Squirrels, & Other Sneaky Pests

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If you're like most people, your car is one of your most prized possessions. So, it's important to take steps to protect it from damage. Rats,mice and other pesky pets are on the lookout to cause major damage to your car's wiring. Protect your car before it becomes a major issue. Rodent pest... more
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2022 Pest Calendar: Which Pests Should You Look Out For This Year?

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If you're like most people, you probably think of pests as being the bugs that invade your home in the summer. However, there are many pests that can be a problem during other times of the year. In particular, pests that thrive in the winter can cause a lot of damage. There are many pests... 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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Rodent Tip Tuesday | Clean up after a Rodent Infestation

Follow these procedures to reduce your risk of exposure. These are recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Remember that bleach can stain surfaces and that cleaning chemicals can be harmful if misused. ALWAYS follow labeled instructions. NEVER dry sweep... more
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Interim Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfection of Vehicles with Rodent Infestations

Introduction Rodents, including squirrels, mice, and rats, may construct their nests in cars, trucks, campers, and other vehicles, especially if such vehicles are used infrequently. Rodent nesting materials can be found in many areas of a vehicle: the engine compartment, including in... more
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Flying Squirrel Can Cause Damage

Squirrels are non-aggressive however; they are capable of causing destruction. They dig up nuts and other items from the ground and they can leave huge holes in your yard. They can disrupt flowers and other vegetation and they can trample and eat out of your garden. If you have bird feeders,... more
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Flying Squirrels Description

Squirrels are divided into three distinct groups. Tree squirrels, ground squirrels, and flying squirrels. Each of these species has the full capacity to exact mass destruction on your yard as well. From red squirrels to eastern gray squirrels and fox squirrels they can all cause serious damage... more
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Squirrels Habits, Activity and Movement

Squirrels forage for food about four to six hours a day just after dawn and before dusk, with the remainder of the day spent lounging or sleeping. Squirrels don't hibernate, but do stay in their nests during heavy bouts of winter weather. On cloudy days, or during courtship, they may spend more... more
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