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Why Do Skunks Spray? 

The distinct scent is one-of-a-kind. It can be detected from a distance and becomes more foul the closer you come to the source. The stench of a skunk is identifiable by people throughout our region, and unfortunately experienced by the unlucky few that come face-to-face with a skunk.  Have you or your pet ever been…

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Rodent Infestations on the Rise 

According to Boston News, rodents are on the rise in our region. Mice and rats are seemingly everywhere. The latest national study, in which rat complaint data in several major metropolises was analyzed, shows that we can officially dub summer of 2019 as, “The Season of the Rat” in Boston and the surrounding suburbs.  Where…

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Fireplace Pests 

Last week we discussed pests that like to hitchhike into our homes via firewood. This week we are talking about a similar pest occurrence, except this time we are taking a look at pests that enjoy using the fireplace and chimney as their “winter getaway.” Read on to learn about pests that may find your…

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What’s Hidden Inside Your Firewood?

A warm crackling fire during the cold, dark evenings of winter is a great way to unwind and actually enjoy the weather. Who doesn’t love the smell of the firewood, the snap of the fire, and the almost mesmerizing sight of the burning flames? What many homeowners are not aware of during these idyllic moments is…

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Winterizing Your Home Against Pests 

The temperatures are tumbling and daylight is quickly diminishing. That means one thing. Winter has begun in earnest. Before you settle in for the next few months, you may want to do a few final checks to confirm that your home is winterized against potential pests. The actions you take now can save you time,…

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Is Your Home Prepared for Potential Winter Pests? 

Prepping for the winter is a common chore around this time of year. Homeowners begin to tune up the snowblower, find the snow shovels, and maybe stock up on the ice melt for the driveway. Still, others have a furnace check up or adjust the thermostat to reflect the falling temperatures. However, one home project…

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Commercial Pest Control  

We often write our blogs with homeowners in mind for our residential pest control services. A large chunk of our business comes from residents who have spotted signs that there is a pest infestation, whether it is bed bugs, termites, or wildlife. However, we do also service commercial pest control needs for industries such as:…

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Raccoon Damage and Destruction 

  If you have experienced raccoons on your property then you know exactly what I am talking about. These animals can make a huge mess of garbage cans let alone what they would do if they found their way inside a home!   A Little About Raccoons… Raccoons tend to be intelligent, if not crafty, animals….

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Woodchucks Ruining Your Yard? 

Remember that Mother Goose Rhyme about Woodchucks? “How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? As much wood as a woodchuck could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?”  Or maybe every February 2nd you love waiting for the famous groundhog Punxatony Phil to determine if there will be six…

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Bat Control for Your Home and Property 

Wondering if that smell you have been noticing or the sound you have been hearing is a bat or, worse yet, a colony of bats in your home? There are some key signs to be on the lookout for, as well as ways to exclude them from your home in the future.  Red Flags that…

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