Tag: spring pests

Stinging Pests Interrupt Summer Fun

It's officially summertime – the season of backyard barbeques, pool parties and campfires. But, with a general uptick in time spent outdoors during the warmer months comes an increased risk of encountering yellowjackets, wasps, hornets and other stinging insects, A1 Exterminators, a local pest... more
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Ants Will Be Bothering Homeowners this Spring

Spring is officially here and with it comes one of the most persistent warm-weather pests—ants. As temperatures rise, A1 Exterminators warns that America’s number one nuisance pest will invade homes across New England in search of food. While most species present problems in people’s... 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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Little-Known Tick Facts

If you’re a warm weather lover, know your risk of tick exposure when spending time outdoors this spring and summer. Read up on these potentially disease-carrying pests and learn how to protect yourself. 5 Little-known Facts Related to Ticks It’s summertime, which means more... more
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Termite Swarmers in Spring

When you think of spring, you probably envision blooming flowers and the return of warmer weather. But in the pest control industry, spring marks the beginning of peak pest season, when most insects are coming out of their winter hiding spots, mating – and in some cases – finding their way... more
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Pest Control for New Homeowners

Buying a new home is exciting. Everyone sets out to buy new furniture, decor and maybe even a new grill. However, besides home security, most people don't initially think of what annual maintenance will be needed for your new home. Home security is important especially since your most prized... 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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2019 Spring/Summer Bug Barometer

With warmer weather comes more pests! Check out the Bug Barometer® to see what the pest pressure forecast looks like in your area. Image from National Pest Management... more
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April is National Pest Management Month

April marks National Pest Management Month, an observance that has been taking place for more than 40 years! To learn more about this month-long celebration, visit... more
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