Tag: pests

How To Get Rid Of Gray Squirrel In Your House

If you learn that you have squirrels in your house, you will certainly want them gone as quickly as possible. They can be dangerous by spreading disease through their droppings. They leave debris in your house and nasty smells. They also do a fair amount of damage by chewing through electrical... more
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How Dangerous Are Bat Droppings?

Bat droppings are a bad thing to have around, because they are a source of diseases that will affect other animals, pets, and people. At the same time, because bat droppings have such mineral and vitamin content, it makes the perfect stuff to fertilize your garden with ... Except, you might not... more
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Mice Pest

Mice are usually classified as a pest species due to their habits of living in houses, getting into food and gnawing on wood and wires. The most common complaints include the following: Mice living in the attic Mice scratching in the walls Mice raiding the pantry Gnawing on electrical... more
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Common ticks in Massachusetts

Identification There are two species of ticks common in Massachusetts: the deer tick (I. scapularis) and the dog tick. An adult deer tick is substantially smaller than the more common dog tick, however size is not always a useful indicator since an engorged tick can be several times the size... more
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Bugs Will Be Seeking Shelter

If you’ve noticed a chill in the air, you’re not alone. Bugs and other critters will soon begin seeking shelter for the winter – most likely in your home. Check out these tips from A1 Exterminators to make your home pest proof. old weather brings everyone indoors. Sitting in your living room... more
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Pest-Proofing Tips For Fall

Cold weather brings everyone indoors – including rodents and pests. Follow these 10 pest-proofing tips to keep your house pest-free this fall. Your family may not be the only ones enjoying the warmth of your home. Pests such as rats, mice, cockroaches and some species of spiders have life cycles... more
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Protecting Your Home from Pests

Humid weather may not make for a great hair day, but it’s the perfect environment for pests like cockroaches, mosquitoes and termites to thrive. Be sure you’re properly protecting your home from these... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday | Basement Spring Cleaning

Rodents, spiders and a slew of other pests can make themselves at home in the basement. The main reason that pests often take up refuge in this underground space is because this room tends to harbor dark corners and clutter, which provides the ideal place for rodents and spiders to... more
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Indian Meal Moth Control

Indian meal moths are one of the most common stored product, or pantry, pests found in homes. To effectively control a stored product pest/pantry pest, it is important that you first properly identify it. Once you have identified the pest as an Indian meal moth. Inspect foods for evidence of Indian... more
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Keeping Bugs Out of the House During Winter

We all love to stay inside and keep warm in the winter months, but there are many pests looking to do the same thing.  They are searching for ways into your home to keep warm. There are some steps you can take to keep the pests away and enjoy a pest-free winter in your home. Be sure all trees... more
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