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Is pest control really necessary during winter?

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Winter typically provides much-needed relief from all the insects that plague us during warmer weather. So, you’d think pest control wouldn’t be necessary during winter, right?

Wrong! As a matter of fact, winter can be one of the best times to provide pest control service. Winter is the perfect time to prevent infestations before pests can populate and become an issue in the spring and summer.

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Commodity fumigation: Budget-friendly way to fight personal item infestations

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Faced with an increased demand for better pest control options, it’s the A1 Able Pest Doctors goal to deliver just that, while creating less stress and labor for our customers. As a result, we’re expanding our Vikane gas fumigation offerings with “commodity fumigation.”

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Do-It-Yourself bed bug treatment

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As a continuation of the best bed bug treatment options, we would like to focus on A1 Able Pest Doctors “Do-It-Yourself” bed bug kits. For the entire month of October, we are running a bed bug kit special at our three Miami Valley retail locations (1320 N. Keowee, Dayton; 406 W. McCreight, Springfield; 1190 N. County Rd. 25A, Troy), also available at our Bug Store online. During the month of October, you can purchase one bed bug kit at full price and get a second kit for half off.

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Vikane gas fumigation: Explaining this bed bug treatment

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In a previous post (“3 effective treatments for eliminating bed bugs”), we addressed three of the most common and helpful treatments for getting rid of bed bugs in your home. Vikane® fumigant is the most effective eradication method we offer, so we’ve decided to take a deeper dive into explaining this treatment

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3 effective treatments for eliminating bed bugs

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You’ve worked really hard to avoid a bed bug infestation in your home, but there they are: signs that the nefarious pest has invaded your living space. Of course, your first step will be to call your local pest expert, but it helps to know in advance what treatment options might be available to you.

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What Attracts Bed Bugs To Your Home?

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Unfortunately with the warmer weather comes bed bugs proliferating in our homes. It was documented that there is an increase in the number of bed bugs in North America, Australia, and even South Asian countries like Indonesia and the Philippines in these upcoming warmer months. It is an ongoing problem even in private residences and with businesses such as condominiums and hotels. So, given this problem, what really attracts bed bugs into our households?

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What To Do If You Have Bed Bugs In Your Home

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Let’s face it - bed bugs can turn your sweetest dreams into a horrendous nightmare! It’s true! They drive you crazy, trying to ignore that itchy, scratchy feeling all night long. Leaving you a red-welted, sleep-deprived individual the next morning. It sucks, right?

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5 Tips on How to Prevent Your Home From Being Invaded by Bed Bugs

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Probably one of the more time-consuming and annoying bug infestations to deal with in our homes are bed bugs. Imagine trying to sleep your stresses away, and there they are, bed bugs! Since this type of bug needs a relatively balmy environment, houses are the perfect breeding place for their kind. 

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Tips on How To Keep Your Home Bug-Safe

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The spring season is quickly approaching and this means more than just the soft breeze, or the faint smell of budding flowers; it also means the encroachment of bugs. Of course, these bugs won’t just stay in the fields or inside the thick, green forests because they may even find their way inside your home. Knowing this, how can we proof our homes from these pesky little creatures?

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Five Awesome Things We Can Learn from Pest Control

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When pests infiltrate your home, it can be one of the biggest inconveniences imaginable. They can cause cosmetic and structural damage, but they can also cause problems to your budget or your health.

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Dayton, OH 45404
Phone: 937-222-2122

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406 West McCreight Avenue
Springfield, OH 45504
Phone:937) 399-9998

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1190 North County Rd 25 A
Troy, OH 45373
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