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Homebuyer Pest Prevention: Termites and Pest Locations

If you’re a first-time homebuyer entering the market, this is an exciting time filled with new experiences – and important boxes to check. While most of the tips you’ll get in this realm are related to financial areas like the mortgage and other homebuying needs, there’s another area during the home search that’s vital, especially

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Mice and Rodents: Identification, Prevention and Removal

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on why mice and other rodents are a significant risk if they infest your home. From disease spread to the potential for dragging in other pests along with them, these rodents should be promptly attended to if they’re spotted at

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Mice and Rodents: Why They’re a Significant Risk

There are a few pest infestation types that often become more common during the colder part of the year, and invasion from rodents like mice or rats are a good example. As these pests seek shelter from the cold during this season, they’ll be even more determined than usual to find their way into the

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Invasive Pest Identification, Knowledge and Removal, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on what are known as invasive pests. These species, which are both non-native to the area they’re in and generally cause significant damage or health issues, are some of the most concerning when it comes to pest control and exterminator

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Invasive Pest Identification, Knowledge and Removal, Part 1

When it comes to insect pests, the pest control team at A-1 Exterminators is your one-stop shop. We’re here to provide full-service insect control, blocking a wide range of potential insects from invading your space and causing numerous issues spanning from poor aesthetics to major structural damage and health risks. One broad variety of insects

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Diseases and Parasites Spread by Birds, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on diseases and parasites that can be spread to humans. Known as zoologic diseases, there are over 60 such conditions that can spread from birds to people – and the best way to prevent this is by controlling bird presence

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Diseases and Parasites Spread by Birds, Part 1

While a primary reason many home and property owners want many bird types kept away from their property and structures based on damage and dropping risks, these are not the only reasons for bird barriers and other bird control solutions. Another major reason many have this desire: To prevent the risk of parasites, contamination and

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Asian Giant Hornet Basics and Risks, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on the Asian giant hornet, or “murder hornet.” This species, which was recently spotted in the US for the first time in history, is one of the largest stinging insects on earth, and can be dangerous to both other insects,

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Asian Giant Hornet Basics and Risks, Part 1

If you’re the type who watches the news regularly, in the last few months you may have heard or read about the “murder hornet” situation taking place. Also known as an Asian giant hornet, this potentially destructive and dangerous pest was sighted for the first time in the US in the later parts of 2019,

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Nests and Other Stinging Insect Identifiers, Part 2

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the most common summer stinging insects to be aware of around your property. There are a variety of such insects out there, ranging from low-risk to a few that may present significant concerns for both health and structures, and being able to

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