Tag: bed bug control

Don’t Travel with Bed Bugs During Spring Break

What happens on Spring Break stays on Spring Break—unless some bed bugs find their way into a traveler’s suitcase. As Spring Breakers get excited for their trips, A1 Exterminators reminds travelers to take precautions against bringing bed bugs back home with them. “Bed bugs can lurk in... more
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Where Do Bed Bugs Come From?

Bed bugs like to travel and are good hitchhikers. They will hide in suitcases, boxes and shoes to be near a food supply. They are elusive, nocturnal creatures. Bed bugs get their name from their habit of feeding on human hosts in bed. They are excellent hitchhikers, easily... more
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Don’t Bring Bedbugs Home When Traveling

If you stay in a hotel or motel, keep these bed bug travel tips in mind. It is important that you take some precautions to ensure that your room is bed-bug free before you settle in. In a recent survey by National Pest Management Association, 75% of pest control professionals indicated that they... more
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Wondering Where Bed Bugs Come From?

If you're wondering where bed bugs come from, remember: bed bugs are excellent hitchhikers and are easily transported. They will hide in suitcases, boxes and shoes to be near a food supply. They like to hide in small cracks and crevices close to a human environment. Bed bugs are most often found in... more
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Bed Bugs in Apartments & Condos

We know many college students have just moved into their new apartments or condominiums.  Now that you have been in your new place for a few weeks, you may have noticed some signs of bed bugs.  A1 specializes in pest control for condominiums and apartment communities. If you notice... more
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2018 Bugs Without Borders

The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) has conducted their 2018 Bugs Without Borders survey and found that bed bugs remain a pervasive problem in the U.S.  Almost all (97 percent) pest professionals have treated bed bugs in the past year. Bed bugs may be easily confused with... more
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Bed Bug Facts

They Can Live Anywhere When most people think of bed bugs, they think of hotels. But the truth is, bed bugs can thrive in single-family homes, apartments, hospitals, college dorm rooms, office buildings, schools, buses, trains, movie theaters, retail stores and just about anywhere that humans... more
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Beg Bug Detection with K-9

A1 uses K-9 detection for verification of bed bug elimination. The same training techniques used for military and law enforcement purposes, is now being adapted to train dogs to search for and find bed bugs. The K-9’s keen sense of smell allows them to smell through walls, floors and even... more
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We Can Erase Your Bed Bug Problem

Some people have bed bugs and don't even know it.  Let A1 Exterminators check your home and erase your bed bug... more
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Check For Bed Bugs Before Unpacking

Spring break will be soon and there will be a lot of much needed vacations and traveling to warmer climates.  Checking for bed bugs should be one of the first things you do when you arrive at your destination.  Here are a few tips on checking your room for bed bugs. Starting with the area... more
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