Tag: extermiantors

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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Increase In Spiders During Winter Months

Spiders aren’t a seasonal pest, but many homeowners tend to notice an increased presence in their homes in the early fall months as the arachnids become more obvious while they search for a mate. Even though most spider species in the United States don’t pose health risks to humans, most... more
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Pantry Moth Control

The pantry moth or Indian meal moth is considered to be the most troublesome of the moths infesting stored products in the United States. They attack all cereal products, whole grains, dried fruits, pet foods, bird seed, dried milk and nuts. Damage is caused by the larvae spinning silken threads as... more
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Restaurant Pest Control

The holidays are a busy time even for the restaurant business.  The last thing you want is for a mouse or a rodent of any kind for that matter scurrying across your floor. As a member of the Massachusetts Restaurants Association and a leader in pest control in the food industry, our A1 food... more
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Bugs In Your Christmas Tree?

Purchasing a real Christmas tree may be a big deal for some people.  There are family traditions to consider and fun to be had.  However, some fear the fact that a real tree in their home could be introducing unwanted and potentially harmful pests into their home. Every Christmas tree can... more
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High Number of Lyme Disease Cases

Lyme disease is impacting Americans in record numbers — and climate change may be to blame. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported every year. These numbers may increase as climate change allows ticks, the... more
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Ant Identification

There are more than 700 ant species found in the U.S., although only about 25 species commonly infest homes. Ants are social insects that typically live in underground colonies, made up of workers and a queen. Ants will eat practically any kind of food, but are especially attracted to sweets. Ant... more
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Rodent Awareness Week

As temperatures continue to cool across the country, rodents will begin to seek shelter from the elements, most often in homes and other structures. To promote public vigilance against rodents, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recognizes November 16-22 as Rodent Awareness Week. ... more
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