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Carpenter Ant Prevention | Bug Tip Tuesday

Replace moisture-damaged wood. Prevent moisture from wood or lumber that is stored in a garage or near the house by elevating it to allow air circulation. Store firewood as far away from buildings as possible. Remove tree and shrub stumps and roots. Trim branches that overhang the... more
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Bathroom Spring Cleaning | Bug Tip Tuesday

Many spring pests like cockroaches and silverfish are attracted to moisture, so they are commonly found in bathrooms. Eliminating sources of water in the bathroom is the best way to prevent pest infestations, especially because this pest can only survive for one week without water.In addition to... more
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Keep Firewood Away | Bug Tip Tuesday

The spring is a great season to snuggle by the outdoor fire pit. Outdoors, firewood should be stored at least 20 feet from the home on a raised structure, such as concrete blocks. These tips should help reduce the possibility of encountering unwanted visitors in your home this season, but if... more
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Do You Have Carpenter Ants?

Carpenter ants can be many colors and sizes. They typically are dark and larger than other ants. They can have wings when they are in their "reproductive" stage. Carpenter ants without wings are the "worker" ants and are commonly found during the spring when mating. If you find a few random... more
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Termite Fact

Termites eat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, meaning damage to wood in and around a structure can happen very quickly. In fact, the NPMA estimates that termites cause $5 billion in property damage each year. The good news is that termites can be controlled by an A1 Exterminators trained pest... more
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Pest Prevention Tips

Pests and rodents aren't simply a nuisance - they can severely affect your health and the health of your family. This is why bug and insect prevention is critical in protecting homes, businesses, schools and any other place where human beings live, work or play from a pest... more
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Celebrate National Pest Management Month with A1 Exterminators

A1 Exterminators is joining the month-long observance to encourage homeowners to prepare for those pesky spring and summer pest invasions by taking the proper precautions to protect their health, food and homes. “National Pest Management Month falls at the perfect time for homeowners to be... more
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Checking for Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants love damp climates and moist area and nest in those damp locations, like wood that has been damaged by water. They make nests in the floors or walls of your home and search for food through your home. Carpenter ants, unlike termites, do not eat the wood in your home, but are... more
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Spring Bring Warmth & Ants

The weather conditions have improved so ants will be trying to enter homes in search of food and water. A1 Exterminators encourages homeowners to take proactive steps to reduce the likelihood of seeing these nuisance pests in your garage or crawling across the kitchen counter. “Ants often... more
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The Most Common Home Invader – Ants

While homeowners across the country enjoy the warm weather and the sights, smells and activities of the season, they also must contend with increased pest activity. This season, A1 Exterminators is reminding homeowners to be on the look out for one of the most prevalent pest – ants.... more
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