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Are You Prepared For Flying Pest Season?

It’s a welcome relief that the weather is improving from the long days and nights of the winter, allowing us to get outdoors. It does mean, however, that we need to prepare for those annoying flying pests that come with the change in season. Mosquitoes and stinging bees can not only be an annoyance, they…

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Spring Reminders for Pest Control 

Now that we are on the other side of winter, it’s a good time to review some important pest control tips for spring. This season can be critical for both resolving old pest issues and preventing new pest infestations from developing during the spring and summer months.  Resolve Old Issues  If you have experienced pest…

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Is Your Home Inviting Pests? 

Is your home warm and inviting? While that may be ideal for welcoming friends, family, and guests, these characteristics are far from optimal when it comes to spring pests.  If your home is inviting or encouraging pests to find the three things they want the most – refuge, food and hydration, then you may have…

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The Re-emergence of the Stink Bug

As the weather warms this spring, homeowners may begin to notice the first signs of spring such as the crocuses poking out of the ground or the grass greening up, or  … the return of Stink Bugs!  Yes, it’s that time of year again when these smelly pests come out of their winter hideaway and…

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How Safe is the Wildlife in your Community? 

Spring is commonly the time of year that Community Facebook pages and news outlets light up with announcements of wildlife sightings in suburban areas. “There is a coyote pack in the neighborhood. Take your pets inside.”  It can be disconcerting to see a coyote, fox, raccoon, or skunk randomly walking down your street, or hanging…

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It’s Spring! Here Come the Ants

Springtime is a welcome thing in the northeast. After months of dreary, cold, and sometimes stormy weather, it will be nice to finally have a mild climate again. Unfortunately, humans are not the only ones who see it this way. Pests like ants who have survived the winter become active again in the spring. Let’s…

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Do you Know how to Spot Signs of Rodents?

Each winter, mice and other rodents invade an estimated 21 millions homes in the United States. Break that down even further and 37% of Americans have actually spotted a rodent in their home in the last year.  What if you don’t lay eyes on a mouse or rat? Are there other signs to be aware…

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Where Do Pests Go In The Winter? 

Here in New England, we are used to the cold, harsh winters. We head indoors to stay warm and ride out whatever Mother Nature has in store for us. But what about the critters and insects? Where do they go? Let’s take a look at three of the potential methods that pests have for making…

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Keeping Your Kitchen Pest Free

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where family and friends gather for special occasions, celebrations, and late night chats. One thing you don’t ever want to confront in this area where food is prepared and stored, is a pest problem.  Kitchens inherently can attract pests like ants, flies, mealworms, beetles, mice,…

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Chipmunks are “Dangerously” Cute! 

Of all the wildlife out there, chipmunks are potentially among the cutest of them all. They play, scurry, “chatter,” and seemingly have fun all day long. Plus, they are small and furry, and adorable! Seriously, Google chipmunks and you will be looking at some majorly adorable animals.  Americans have been conditioned to love chipmunks given…

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