Tag: winter pests

Common Pests that Invade During the Winter

When winter weather arrives, some pests go into hibernation while others enter homes seeking warmth and food sources. The National Pest Management Association encourages homeowners to take several precautions against common winter pests like mice, rats, raccoons, cockroaches and spiders.... more
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Silverfish Control

What Are Silverfish? Silverfish get their name from the insect’s silvery, metallic appearance and fish-like shape and movements. Silverfish are also known as “bristletails” because of their three long, bristle-like or tail-like appendages on the rear end of their body. Silverfish are... more
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Spider Control & Extermination

Spider control and extermination can be a major concern for homeowners. There are about 3,000 species of spiders throughout North America, but the good news is that only two in the southern and western United States can cause serious harm when accidentally disturbed - the black widow spider and... 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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New Year’s Resolution for Homeowners

It’s a fresh, new year, which means many people are just beginning to embark on their New Year’s resolution quests. While every individual may have their own personal goals, A1 Exterminators, a local pest control company, encourages all homeowners to make a shared commitment to diligent pest... more
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Pantry-Proofing Tips to Prevent a Stored Product Pest Infestation

As people dig through their pantries in search of ingredients to bake pumpkin pie and cookies for the holidays, A1 Exterminators, a local pest control company, encourages them to keep their eyes peeled for insects that could be hiding in the bag of flour, chocolate or spices. These insects are... more
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Health Risks Associated with Mice & Rats

Watch this video from Pest World to learn about the health risks associated with mice or rats in your... more
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Pests Found in Christmas Trees

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, how lovely are the bugs in your branches. A living Christmas tree can have up to 25,000 bugs living in it. Many of these bugs are hibernating inside the tree and when you bring them into your warm home, they can wake up and want to explore. Most of these... 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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Increase In Spiders During Winter Months

Spiders aren’t a seasonal pest, but many homeowners tend to notice an increased presence in their homes in the early fall months as the arachnids become more obvious while they search for a mate. Even though most spider species in the United States don’t pose health risks to humans, most... more
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