Top Reasons Why Pests Infiltrate Homes

Nothing is more frustrating than watching a cockroach crawl on your kitchen floor while having no clue why it felt the need to infiltrate your home. Pest infestations—from flying insects to rodents—happen for many reasons. Some may be in your control, but others, like seasonal and weather changes, may require help from A-One Exterminators. Looking […]

Common Pests in the Fall

Although we tend to associate the colder weather with chasing away the creepy crawlers of our worst nightmares, fall can bring with it a whole new array of pest problems to watch out for in Southern Oregon. Not Your Adorable Mickey Despite everyone’s favorite legendary Disney duo being mice, sharing your home with a mouse […]

Ensure the Health of Your Trees During National Tree Check Month

Throughout the United States, August is the time of year when the adults of the invasive Asian longhorn beetle (ALB) species begin to appear. To aid in protecting the health of our trees from this pest, experts encourage residents of Oregon to regularly examine their trees for evidence of the beetle and the damage it […]

Most Common Summer Pests in Oregon

The last thing you want to find in your summer garden in Southern Oregon is destroyed flowers and vegetables, and you definitely don’t want pests in your home during the hot weather. There are many types of insects and pests native to the Pacific Northwest that become more active in the summertime. At A-One Exterminators, […]

How to Keep Your Home Free of Pests if You Rent it Out

Renting your home is a big decision.  You may be moving to or from the Southern Oregon area and want to rent your home to someone else, instead of selling it.  Once you’ve decided to rent your home, there are many things you can do to make sure there aren’t any pests living there too! […]

Pantry Pests!

There’s nothing quite so disturbing as starting to make pancakes for your family on a Sunday morning, and opening a box of pancake mix to discover it’s crawling with tiny bugs. Then, as you start frantically going through your other bags of flour and biscuit mix, you discover that you have an absolute infestation of […]

Don’t Cancel Your Pest Control Services Just Because It’s Winter!

Just because there’s a chill in the air or some snow on the ground, don’t imagine for a moment that bugs and critters magically disappear during the winter months! No, they don’t hibernate, conveniently waiting for nice warm weather to start invading your home and property again. Believe it or not, we’ve gotten calls mid-winter, […]

So You Have Ear-What’s?

  Earwigs are common around our area here in Oregon, and look more alarming than they actually are. Still, finding a colony of them under your sink is an unpleasant surprise. These bugs are fairly large, about ¾’s of an inch long, and they have large pincers on the end of their abdomen. Apparently, the […]

‘Tis the Season to Bring Your Outdoor Plants In – But Not the Bugs!

Colder nights means that many of the plants that have enjoyed your outdoor patios through the summer and fall should think about moving indoors for the colder months to come. Who comes in and who stays out is often a matter of space and favorites, but whatever plants you decide to bring in – make […]