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Is It Time For An Attic Clean Out?

Attics and crawl spaces are notoriously forgotten areas in most homes. These storage locations become the dumping grounds for unused furniture, seasonal decorations, and old clothing. While this may be the purpose of this type of space, it can also lead to pest problems if ignored for too long. If your attic is looking a…

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Fall and the Emergence of Box Elder Bugs 

Have you noticed some strange looking bugs hanging out on the sunny side of your home recently? The change in season brings out many insects that are starting the overwintering process. The Box Elder Bug is one such pest that you may be experiencing this fall as the temperatures dip and residents of Massachusetts and…

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How to Pest-Proof Your Holidays

Something magical happens when a home is decorated for the holidays. Be it the twinkling lights, the decorated tree, or the fire blazing in the hearth, there really is nothing like this time of year. For many homeowners, the biggest worry during this season is the ever-growing gift list. As experts in the pest field…

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How To Avoid Being a Cockroach Habitat

If you have ever found a cockroach in your home you know how alarming it can be. The appearance of one of these pests can be off-putting, to say the least. It can also give you the sensation like they are crawling on you and that they could be hiding practically anywhere in your home. …

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Ready for a Fall Chimney Check Up? 

If you are like most of us, you are getting yourself and your home ready for the long winter months that lay ahead. Maybe you’ve started switching over your closets, dug out the boots, found the shovel in the basement, or started to think about spark up the fireplace on some of these cold fall…

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The Emergence of the Spotted Lantern Fly 

According to the United States Department of Agriculture and in coordination with the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) the Spotted Lantern Fly may be emerging in our state.  Today they announced that two dead specimens of the Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) have been identified in Massachusetts communities. They are urging residents to report any…

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Are Mice Making a Home in Your Walls?

Mice do not discriminate. They will enter any home, clean or not, spacious or small, suburbs or city. It really doesn’t matter to them. They will find a nice quiet space and start setting up their nest without your approval. Often they seek out places like attics, basements, crawl space, and even the walls of…

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Top Bed Bug Hiding Places 

At the end of a long workday all anyone wants is to relax, maybe binge some Netflix, and enjoy a quiet evening before doing it all again the next day. Sadly, some homeowners can not relax and enjoy the comfort of their favorite chair or comfy bed because they have a bed bug problem.  Bed…

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October is Rodent Awareness Month 

Rodents, such as mice and rats, spread over 35 diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These diseases can be spread to humans directly, through direct handling of a rodent, through contact with rodent feces, urine, or saliva, or through rodent bites. Diseases carried by rodents can also be spread to humans…

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Gutters Need Cleaning? Try our New Gutter Cleaning Service!

Gutters serve a specific purpose. They whisk water away from a building’s main structure and keep the roofline, siding, and foundation free from damage that can be caused by runoff rainwater. Unfortunately, gutters get clogged with debris, dirt, and leaves, especially in Massachusetts and New Hampshire in the fall.  Gutters also tend to be a…

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