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Why Your Yard Needs Tick and Mosquito Treatment

Spring is here, and that means time to fire up the grill and invite your friends over for a cocktail! Let the kids play in the yard while the dog chases them around, and you have a little slice of heaven right in your own backyard. While all of this seems fairly idyllic, there are…

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Mosquitos Are Out! Steps to Avoid Getting Bitten

In our last blog, we discussed the need for mosquito and tick treatments to safeguard your family throughout the spring, summer, and fall. In today’s blog, we would like to take a closer look at simple ways every family can deter these pests from interrupting your outdoor entertaining. No one wants the buzzing in their…

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Why Are There So Many Ants In My Kitchen?

Is your kitchen the gathering spot for everyone in your family? It is at our house, too! Unfortunately, it is also a gathering spot for what feels like all the ants in the neighborhood. If you find yourself wondering why you have so many ants every spring, continue reading to find out what could be…

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Is My House Attracting Pests?

Did you know that a study completed by a Biodiversity and Conservation group found that there are around 100 different species of bugs in every home? Eeeeeek! While this may drive you to start cleaning every nook and cranny of your home, experts say that you really shouldn’t worry too much about it. Bugs are…

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Spring Reminders to Keep Out the Pests

The signs of spring are all around us. The crocuses have begun poking through the dirt. The birds are on the hunt for worms. And in countless ways big and small, the dawn of spring is becoming evident. With the awakening that spring promises, it is typical to not only see wildlife and plants emerge from their overwintering, but also to witness pests quite literally coming out of the woodwork.

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Massachusetts Rodent Report

It’s not your imagination. There are more rodents than ever before. Maybe you first became aware of it when people started complaining on social media, or perhaps you know someone who found a mouse or a rat in their home. Either way rodents are on the rise in Massachusetts, particularly in the north shore region…

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Stink Bugs are Back

Spring is an exceptionally wonderful time of year, especially in the northeast where residents have been waiting three or more long months to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. Well, How Did I Get Stink Bugs? Whether you were aware of it or not, stink bugs may have found their way into your home…

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Gaps in Your Foundation: A Welcome Sign to Pests

The foundation of any home is not just the bricks and mortar on which a structure is built, but also the ground level access point for pests of all varieties. Think of your foundation as the welcome sign or open door to ants, rodents, cockroaches, termites, and even larger wildlife. In order to avoid a…

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Signs that Wildlife is Rabid

In our blogs, we often discuss wildlife that has found its way onto our client’s property or, worse yet, into their home! Wildlife finding access to your home can happen in the basement, attic, fireplace and garage. Recently we have blogged about skunks, squirrels, raccoons, and other wildlife that often find themselves searching for a…

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Wildlife is Waking Up: Bear Warnings

Just a few short weeks ago, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife reminded Bay Staters to take precautions against bears who are currently waking up from their long winter hibernation. They warned that black bears are now active and seeking food. If you live in northern Middlesex County, Worcester County, and western MA, steps…

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