Tag: rodents

Common Kitchen Pests

For most of us, the kitchen is the heart of the home, filled with love and delicious food. While the appetizing aromas that come from this room can bring together the closest of family and friends, people are not always the only ones that you might find gathering in the kitchen. Pests –... more
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Common Pests & Bugs Found in the Garage

The garage is meant to give shelter to your car, store tools, sports equipment and anything else that needs to be packed up out of sight. It also serves as the perfect shelter for bugs and rodents. Compared to more secure parts of the house, the garage – sometimes left open for extended periods... more
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Cold Weather Will Drive Rodents Into Your Vehicles

When it comes to car problems, there are countless possible causes. However, motorists might be surprised to learn that a rodent infestation could be what’s plaguing their vehicle. A1 Exterminators cautions drivers to be on the lookout for a rodent problem under the car hood and take the... more
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When Decking the Halls, Watch for Pests

For many people, it just isn’t the holiday season until their home has been properly adorned with twinkling lights, wreathes, trees and family-favorite items of décor. However, A1 Exterminators reminds eager homeowners of the importance of thoroughly inspecting holiday decorations, especially... more
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Rat Facts

Left untouched, a rat’s incisor teeth would grow 4 inches in a year. So rats must chew continuously to wear down their incisors. Rats will chew on wood, aluminum siding, wallboard, plaster, paneling, frozen ground, concrete…anything but glass and most metals. Because they are so adept at hiding... more
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Rodent Control Facts | Rodent Awareness Week

To raise awareness during Rodent Awareness Week, we are sharing some rodent facts! Did you know mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a dime and rats can fit through holes the size of a quarter? Seal cracks and crevices on the outside of the home using caulk and steel wool to prevent... more
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Frayed Wires? A Rodent Could Be The Culprit

Car and house wiring issues can be expensive and sometimes downright dangerous. Believe it or not, rodents like mice and rats could be the culprits behind the damage. While many people are aware of the health risks posed by rodents spread, it’s often a surprise that they also have a love for... more
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Foolproof Pest-Proofing Tips to Keep Pests Out of Your House This Fall

When the weather turns cold, the idea of being cozied up next to a warm fireplace is appealing to both humans and pests. Rodents, cockroaches and spiders are just some of the likely culprits that will look to make their way indoors uninvited when the temperatures drop. As we draw closer to winter,... 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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Summer Pest Prevention

Summer is well underway and fun in the sun, backyard BBQ, splashing around in the pool and taking a vacation are all on your must-do list. The only problem is that while you are out of the house, pests will be attempting to get inside your cool, shaded home. Throughout the summer months, many pests... more
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