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What Are Exclusion Services for Pests? 

If your home or business has regular pest issues, you may be looking for more than just a temporary fix to the problem. Exclusion services can be one possible solution to stop pests like mice, rats, bats, cockroaches, termites and even bed bugs from entering your property.  Let’s learn a little more about this service…

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When Is Termite Season & What Should I Watch For? 

While termites can be found in homes around Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire year round, there are certain times of year that are more prone to termite swarms and active termite colonies. As the calendar turns from spring to summer it is important to note that termite season is officially upon us.  When Is Termite…

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Summer Travel? Avoid Bed Bugs with these Tips 

After more than a full year of not traveling because of the risks of spreading and contracting COVID-19, many Americans are finally back to hitting the road and taking to the skies once again. According to Air Tracker online, the airline industry took a major pounding in 2020, but they seem to be bouncing back…

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Can I Get Tick Bite In My Own Backyard? 

Most of us feel relatively safe walking around our own backyards. We enjoy playing with our children, talking off our shoes and walking barefoot, entertaining the neighbors around a fire pit, and grilling for family on the Fourth of July. This space is supposed to be fairly risk free. But is it? Can you get…

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What Just Stung or Bit Me? 

I love the summer just as much as the next guy, but what I don’t love is the risk of getting stung or bitten when I am hanging outside with friends and family during the summer months in New England. Thankfully, I am not allergic to bee or insect stings but I know plenty of…

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Are You Prepared for the Worst Summer Pests? 

Summer sure is a perfect time of the year. The days are longer, the weather nearly perfect, and everything seems fresh and new, especially after the anxiety of the last year of the pandemic. Unfortunately, with the good, comes the bad. The bad comes in the form of summer pests. From mosquitoes to stinging insects…

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What We Know About Brood X Cicadas

It’s about to get really loud in about 15 Southeastern and Mid Atlantic states. We mean really loud! Like the sounds of billions (yes billions) of Brood X Cicadas buzzing. After years underground, this brood of cicadas are ready to emerge and begin a mating season the likes we have not seen in 17 long…

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Spotting a Bee’s Nest Problem in Your Yard

Spring and summer are our favorite times of the year. The days are lighter longer, the temperature is warming up, and the air just entices us all to get outside and enjoy nature. Unfortunately, some homeowners are unable to truly relax outside because they have bees that have taken up residence in their trees, lawn,…

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What’s the Tick Forecast for 2021? 

Earlier this month we examined what this summer might be like in terms of mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses for this season. We thought it was only fair to spend equal time on another biting pest, common in our region, that could also cause illness – the black-legged tick. The New England regional tick forecast for…

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What’s the Mosquito Forecast for 2021? 

There’s nothing quite as annoying as the buzz of a mosquito and the pinch of it’s bite while you’re trying to enjoy a little outdoor time this spring and summer. Most people from the Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire region are used to these little blood suckers interrupting their cookouts and patio time, but it’s…

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