Winter Pests and Home HVAC Damage

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When we think about pest prevention in the winter (and really throughout the year), we mostly think of things in terms of comfort, health and convenience. No one wants unsightly and disgusting pests roaming the home, especially if they risk contamination or other health effects. At A-1 Exterminators, we’re here to tell you about yet…

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Natural Prevention Methods for Winter Pests

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Pest control is important throughout a given year, but some of the priorities change when we get into the colder winter months. Certain insects and smaller pests are less common during this time of year, as they can’t breed in these conditions, but there are several other pest types that are either larger or more…

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Why Winter Matters for Carpenter Ant Prevention

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If you’ve ever dealt with carpenter ants in your home or building space, you know they’re primarily a spring pest. This is when they thrive and reproduce most commonly, but some homeowners don’t realize that they could actually be laying the groundwork for a carpenter ant invasion through various home practices during the winter we’re…

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Basics of Overwintering Preparation

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Within the world of pest control, one of the single largest myths begins to be spread around more commonly as the weather turns cold and the snow starts falling. It goes something like this: “The weather is too cold for bugs and insects to be alive – I don’t have to worry about pest control…

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Preventing Mice Infestation During Fall

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While the mice you see in cartoons might be cute and friendly, the real things aren’t anything like that. Wild mice, in particular, are major pests that can create significant issues in a home or building they invade, and preventing them is vital. At A-1 Exterminators, we’re here to help. We offer a full range…

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Telltale Signs of Bed Bug Presence

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There are several pests out there that are skilled at avoiding detection to the untrained eye, and bed bugs are among these. Possible throughout the year in the home, bed bugs may start as a small problem before becoming a much larger one that requires major extermination services. At A-1 Exterminators, we’re here to help.…

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Why Prompt Action is Vital for Mice

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There are several areas of pest control that are important as we move from the warmer months into the cooler winter, and one important such area is rodent control. Rats, mice and other rodents will be even more interested than normal in getting into your home as the temperatures drop, and you need to be…

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Basic Facts on Fall Pest Prevention

As the temperatures begin to drop and the leaves begin to fall, fall is clearly upon us. That means several things for savvy homeowners, and one area you should be considering this time of year is pest control. At A-1 Exterminators, we’re here to help with all residential and commercial pest control services you need this fall.…

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A Complete Guide to Identifying Pests in Your Home

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Correctly identifying pests in your home can not only save you time but also peace of mind.  When there’s a problem in the home it’s not uncommon to worry about the worst possible outcomes, even if it’s something as small as a benign insect problem.  Our guide will help you to accurately identify the most…

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4 Ways to Win at Summer Pest Control | A-1 Exterminators

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Summer pest control is different from winter pest control. Instead of worrying about rats and mice, you need to focus on mosquitoes and ticks.  Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to avoid infestations in your home and yard.  Below are four ways to prevent summer pests from invading your property.  1.Remove Outside Fruits and Vegetables…

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