Tag: Summer Pests

What To Do If Your Child Gets A Tick Bite

If you’re a parent with active kids, one of them will most likely get a tick bite at some point. The good news is that most of them are harmless, but it’s a good idea to you’re your pediatrician and get it checked out. If the tick is still attached to the skin, use tweezers to get a firm... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday!

That black, rubbery drain accessory which prevents water and food particles from splashing up when the disposal is on is a perfect home for fruit flies. This is an often-neglected area, so clean it regularly. If you find you have fruit flies, add about an inch of apple cider vinegar to the bottom... more
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Prevent Pests From Ruining Outdoor Summer Fun

Some of the best summer memories are made while spending time with family and friends at backyard barbecues and celebrations. However, an invasion of pesky pests such as mosquitoes, ants, flies and stinging insects can quickly put a damper on outdoor activities. A1 Exterminators reminds homeowners... more
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Carpenter Ants are One of the Largest Ants

These are among the largest of ants and are vicious biters. Workers vary greatly in size from 1/4″ to 3/8″ in length. Usually they are black, but may have some brown coloration. They’re long-legged and move swiftly. Found throughout the United States in a variety of species. The tunnels they... more
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Yellow Jackets (Hornets)

Hornets and wasps look similar because hornets are a type of wasp. Yellow jackets, sometimes known as hornets, are short wasps that are black and yellow or white. All yellow jackets build paper nests that are completely surrounded by a paper envelope. Most yellow jackets nest underground. They... more
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Protection Against Summer Pests

Summer has arrived. While we all love the warm weather, the warm weather also brings the pests of the summer season. Bugs can be a major annoyance if they find an opening into the home or buzz around during your back yard BBQ. There are some common summer pests that can be much more than a... more
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Keep Ants Away

Sprinkle your used coffee grounds in the garden and around the outside of your house. If you can locate exactly where the ants are getting in, be sure to put some there. You should see them move away from your home because they dislike the smell of coffee... more
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Common Summer Pest

Hornets and wasp look similar because hornets are a type of wasp. Yellow jackets, sometimes known as hornets, are short wasps that are black and yellow or white. All yellow jackets build paper nests that are completely surrounded by a paper envelope. Most yellow jackets nest underground. They often... more
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This Bug Infestations Spike in Summer

The results are in from the National Pest Management Association’s 2015 Bugs Without Borders survey! According to surveyed pest professionals, bed bug infestations tend to spike during the summer... more
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Ticks Found To Carry Virus Worse Than Lyme Disease

See the latest reports on Ticks that are found to carry a virus worse than Lyme Disease. Find out more about Ticks on our website at... more
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