Pests and Summer BBQ Tips

To keep your guests happy and your backyard pest-free during summertime barbecues, consider the following tips: Mosquitoes are most active at dusk and dawn, so if you are planning a BBQ before sunset, plan on having plenty of insect repellent containing an EPA-registered active ingredient like... more
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Knowledge of Mosquito-borne Diseases Should be Top of Mind in Summer

Many people may connect the height of mosquito season, occurring in the summer through early fall, to the irksomely itchy welts that accompany mosquito bites. But, there are far worse associations to make with these blood-sucking pests, such as the health threats they pose to humans in their daily... more
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It’s Your Yard Tick Program

It’s Your Yard. Defend it with our tick control program.  This program offers: 70-90% reduction in mosquitoes and ticks. Safe and organic treatment. Less pests means less diseases (West Nile, EEE, Lyme... more
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Most Effective Insect Repellent Ingredients

Not everyone is sure what is the best type of insect repellent for their families.  Here are a few tips for the most effective ingredients that will protect your from... more
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Protect Your Kids from Bug Bites

Although once considered just a nuisance, insect bites can lead to serious medical problems. Not only can certain insects spread diseases like Zika and West Nile Virus, the bites themselves can become infected with bacteria, like Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA). Since bites are... more
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What To Do If Your Child Gets A Tick Bite

If you’re a parent with active kids, one of them will most likely get a tick bite at some point. The good news is that most of them are harmless, but it’s a good idea to you’re your pediatrician and get it checked out. If the tick is still attached to the skin, use tweezers to get a firm... more
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Concern Over Zika Virus

As concern over Zika virus, an emerging mosquito-borne disease, continues to grow, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is urging the public to take precautions now to help curb problems during the warmer months when biting mosquito populations tend to increase. “We recognize that... more
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Don’t Let Spring Bite

Don’t want your spring to bite? Protect yourself from insect bites during outdoor activities. Be sure to get a bug spray containing DEET. It can repel disease-carrying mosquitoes, and to a lesser degree, ticks. If you’re worried about DEET, don’t be—it is the safest repellent for the most... more
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Protection Against Summer Pests

Summer has arrived. While we all love the warm weather, the warm weather also brings the pests of the summer season. Bugs can be a major annoyance if they find an opening into the home or buzz around during your back yard BBQ. There are some common summer pests that can be much more than a... more
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Mosquitoes Thriving As Summer Comes To An End

A1-Exterminators encourages ongoing vigilance against mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases.  As the final weeks of summer come upon us, that doesn’t mean mosquitoes will disappear with the arrival of cooler weather. People should continue to remain cautious of mosquitoes, as they are known to... more
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