Tag: infestations

Gyspy Moths causing Skin Irritations

When the weather warms up, the bugs come out to play—and this year has been no exception, from "seed ticks" to "kissing" bugs. And now, some very hungry caterpillars are triggering serious skin irritations. Gypsy moth caterpillars are known for harming trees, but some recent incidents in... more
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Pest Control for Condominiums

A1 specializes in pest control for condominiums and apartment communities. We can work directly with tenants that need a little extra attention, to help eliminate additional work for property managers. We provide bed bug services, integrated pest management programs and rodent control services for... more
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Termites vs. Ants

How to Tell Termites from Ants: Ant Ants swarm throughout the year depending upon the species. The body of an ant will vary in size depending on the species. Ants have four wings; two smaller and two larger and a pinched waist. Ants have elbowed antennae and are good flyers. Termite ... more
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Bed Bug Tips for Everyday

It is important to be aware of how to prevent bed bugs in your everyday life. Here are some prevention tips to keep in mind regarding how to avoid bed bugs: Vacuum suitcases after returning from a vacation. Check your sheets for tell-tale blood spots. Consider bringing a large plastic... more
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Creepy Pest That Scare On Halloween

During the month of October, it's common to see bats, spiders and other creatures.  Especially when they are attacking your front door in the form of trick-or-treaters on Halloween. However, there are some real-life ghoulish pests homeowners should look out for this fall. While a wagon full of... more
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Bed Bug History and Basics

Bed bugs have been a household pest issue for more than 3,300 years, dating back to ancient Egypt. It is believed that they were first brought to the United States by early colonists. However, by the 1950's, bed bugs had been wiped off the radar, thanks to new pest control products which help to... more
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