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How Dangerous Are Bats? 

Bats are often the focus of Hollywood’s scariest stories and folklore that tells horrifying tales about what happens when humans are bitten by one of these flying mammals. Bats often get a bad rap for being a spooky night time predator. So are these portrayals accurate or are these critters just misunderstood? Let’s take a…

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Is My Composting & Garbage Attracting Pests?

Composting is such a simple and plausible way to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Placing organic food scraps and waste in an outdoor compost pile is becoming a logical alternative for many who want to do their part for the environment. Since approximately 21% of a typical US household’s trash can is composed of compostable food…

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Spring Cleaning for a Pest-Free Home 

With spring-like temperatures just around the corner, and Americans suffering from cabin fever across the land, many of us might be thinking about doing some spring cleaning. Not only is this time-honored practice a great way to create a more orderly home, but also a smart way to prevent pests from becoming a major problem….

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3 Ways Pests Can Be Harming Your Business 

If you are a small or medium-sized business owner, you know that it takes lots of hard work and sweat equity to get where you are today. Success does not come easy, especially in this tough financial market. Unfortunately, pests, of any kind can hurt your business in a few key ways. A nuisance pests…

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3 Interesting Facts About Spiders 

Spiders are fascinating creatures. You may not feel that way if you encounter them in your kitchen, bedroom, or worse yet, your shower! For many people, the mere thought of spiders may send a chill up their spine, but if given a little consideration, you may find that these arachnids are often misunderstood and highly…

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Are Cockroaches Dangerous? 

Did you know that according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), 63 percent of homes in the U.S. contain cockroaches and their particles, including saliva, droppings and decomposing body parts. These nuisance pests are on the hunt for food, water and shelter. Your home may be a great source for all three….

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How Can I Tell If I Have Termites In My Home? 

Termites are a national problem. They are small, elusive, and tremendously damaging. They cause billions of dollars worth of property damage and could be right under your nose without you even realizing it. How can homeowners become aware of a termite problem that could be threatening the structure and security of their home?  While termites…

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Bed Bugs 

Bed bugs are a prolific pest problem across our nation. Given their ease of spreading, the hitchhiking ability they have, and the Hitchcock-like desire to feed on human blood, they have rightly taken the title as one of the worst pests to enter any home or business.  These pests can be found in all 50…

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Do I Need an Exterminator? 

Living in Massachusetts means that many of us deal with wildlife, insects, and all sorts of critters that can enter our homes and cause damage or bring disease. While most homeowners do their due diligence to keep these pests away from their home, unfortunately no one is immune to an infestation every once and awhile….

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Why Are Bed Bugs So Hard to Remove? 

Have you and your family been struggling with an ongoing bed bug issue and you just don’t understand why they are so hard to eradicate from your home? Read on to find out what’s going on and how you can get help with your bed bug infestation.  Having bed bugs can be both frustrating and…

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