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Whatís Bugging You? Chances are Modern Pest Services knows. Explore our pest library for information, photos, videos and more. We feature some of New Englandís most common household pests. Check out our seasonal pest profile for information on the current seasonís most common household invaders. If you have a question about a specific pest, click the ASK Modern icon and a Modern Pest Professional will be happy to answer your question.
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Ants
There are over 10,000 species of ants found worldwide. These social insects live in colonies with one or more queen present. Learn More +
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Blood Feeders
Although ticks are commonly thought of as insects, they are actually arachnids like scorpions, spiders and mites. Learn More +
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Roaches
Cockroaches have been shown to be linked with allergic reactions in humans. Learn More +
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Flies
The Diptera, in particular the mosquitoes (Culicidae), are of great importance as disease transmitters, acting as vectors for many diseases. Learn More +
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Rodents
Rodents have sharp incisors that they use to gnaw wood, break into food, and bite predators. Learn More +
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Silverfish
Silverfish will commonly graze in and around showers, baths, and sinks on the cellulose present in many shampoos, shaving foams and so on. Learn More +
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Spiders
Most of those with medically serious bites, such as recluse spiders and widow spiders, are shy and bite only when they feel threatened. Learn More +
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Ticks
Some species stalk the host from ground level, emerging from cracks or crevices located in the woods or even inside a home or kennel. Learn More +
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Bees & Wasps
In North America, yellowjackets and hornets, especially when encountered as flying pests, are often misidentified as bees, despite numerous differences. Learn More +
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Termites
Once termites have entered a building, they do not limit themselves to wood; they also damage paper, cloth, carpets, and other cellulosic materials. Learn More +
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