Tag: winter pests

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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Winter Bug Barometer

The National Pest Management Associations 2017 Fall & Winter Bug Barometer. The 2018 should be similar to last years bug population. Summer recap: Relatively warmer, with heavier rain in some areas Stink bugs and ladybugs flourished from consistent rainfall and warm temperatures. Expect an... more
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Keep Your Home Pest-Free in Winter Weather

Winter is here and in New England that brings all kinds of crazy weather. There’s snow, ice, wild winds and heavy rain. During any type of weather, homeowners should take steps to prevent any unwanted pests from moving into their home. Some new areas of concern can arise during this season and... more
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Paper Wasps Can Stick Around During Winter

Have you ever spotted a wasp flying around your home in the dead of winter and wondered, “Where in the world did that come from?” If so, you’re not alone. More likely than not, the type of pest you saw was a paper wasp, which gets its name from the paper-like material it uses to construct its... more
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Winter Pest Proofing

With warm weather pests like mosquitoes and bees are less active in the relatively colder winter season across the country, many homeowners may feel their pest-proofing duties are done until springtime, but that is not the case. A1 Exterminators, and The National Pest Management Association (NPMA)... more
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Rats! Cold Weather Drives Rodents Inside 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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Winter Season Poses Pest Infestation Risks

With warm weather pests like mosquitoes and bees less active in the colder winter season in New England, many homeowners may feel their pest-proofing duties are done until springtime, but that is not the case. A1 Exterminators is working to help educate the public on the importance of pest proofing... more
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A1 Exterminators Best Practices for Keeping Pests Away

Winter is all about survival for many common household pests and nuisance wildlife. They search for food and shelter from the cold temperatures, and without the proper prevention tactics, that food and shelter could be found in homes. Once inside, these pests can infest properties in short order,... more
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Spiders Creeping Up in New England Homes

A1 Exterminators, a pest management company servicing New England warns that homeowners might begin to notice more spiders in and around their home as the weather is cooler. "Much like humans, spiders seek shelter from cooler weather in warm environments,” said Gary Weisberg, Owner at A1... more
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Bug Tip – Winter Pests

Organize storage spaces including the attic, basement and garage as to remove clutter.  Keep the kitchen as spotless as possible so that pests are not attracted to food... more
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