Cockroach Control

About Cockroachesroach

There are about 70 species of cockroaches in the US. The largest of the most common species of roaches around is the American Cockroach, measuring 1 ½ inches or more. The most common cockroach in homes in the area is the German Cockroach. Roaches will make their home anywhere that has heat, food, water and shelter. Roaches can sneak into your home through small cracks or gaps in the walls, spaces near the electrical sockets and through drain pipes. Even clean homes can get cockroaches. They can come in the home through packaging and be attracted to minute deposits of sugar, grease, pet food and any food that may get stuck in hard to reach places like under the sink, drains, under the fridges and cabinets. Cockroaches eat during the night time and rest secluded and hidden in your home throughout the day, helping them stay undetected.

Roaches Health Risks

Cockroaches can spread microbes and pathogens that can be dangerous to humans. They can spread over 30 types of bacteria, such as Salmonella and E. coli, parasitic worms and other pathogens to humans. This can make them a dangerous uninvited guest! Good sanitation and cleanliness is the proper step to stopping these pests from entering your home. If you do find yourself with cockroaches in, call A1 right away.

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If you have a problem with roaches in your house or business, let A1 Exterminators take care of it! Call 1-(800) 525-4825.

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Protecting Your Home from Pests

Humid weather may not make for a great hair day, but it’s the perfect environment for pests like cockroaches, mosquitoes and termites to thrive. Be sure you’re properly protecting your home from these pests.

 

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Real-Life Example of Termite Damage

Has the thought of protecting your home from termites ever crossed your mind? Given we’re in the heart of termite season, knowing how to spot an infestation is a must! Check out real-life examples of termites damaging wood.

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Bug Tip Tuesday | Ant Repellent

Ants do not like the smell of vinegar, so it’s a natural ant repellent. Spray vinegar at their point of entry and they’ll stop coming into your home.

Just like vinegar, ants hate the smell of mint. Lay mint tea bags at the ant’s point of entry to your home and they’ll stay outside too.

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Do You Have A Termite Story

The spring and summer seasons are synonymous with increased termite activity across the U.S. Have you ever had a termite infestation? Comment with the story of how you first realized you were faced with termite troubles.We would love to hear your story!

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Science Behind Fireflies

Things You Didn’t Know About Lightning Bugs

Running around the backyard on warm summer nights in an attempt to catch fireflies is a fun pastime. These insects, also known as lightning bugs, can light up the night with their magical glow. But, what actually makes them flash? Read on to learn about the science behind this dazzling summer bug. You…

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Bug Tip Tuesday | How to Repel Garden Pests with Irish Spring Soap

How to repel garden pests with Irish Spring Soap.

Supplies needed:
Irish Spring Soap
Cheese grater

Basically you can just start grating. This stuff is really soft and takes little to no energy to grate it.

The amount you grate will depend on how much space you wish to cover. You will find that this is a reasonably priced soap, so if you have…

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