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How To Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes

How To Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes

If you live in New England, you know that mosquitoes can be an absolute nightmare when you’re trying to enjoy the outdoors. Not to mention all the diseases they can transmit. Reducing your chances of getting bitten by these insects can reduce your risk of disease and irritating bug bites. And Modern’s Homecare Mosquito, Flea,… Read more »

Found a Tick? Here’s What to Do!

Found a Tick? Here’s What to Do!

Now that it’s starting to stay warmer, you, your family, and your pets might be spending more time outside. Whether you’re hiking, biking, or just chilling in your yard, it’s always a good idea to check both humans and pets for ticks before you go inside. So what should you do if you’ve spotted one?… Read more »

Introducing Anticimex SMART Attic

Introducing Anticimex SMART Attic

Intelligent Pest Control for Your Attic Ever hear a scurrying above your head? Do your dogs and cats stand at the attic door? Do you wonder what’s going on up there when you’re downstairs?  Attics often contain heirlooms, decorations, clothing, and other stored items. And those sounds you and your pets are hearing could be… Read more »

5 Most Common Spring Pests in New England

5 Most Common Spring Pests in New England

Spring is upon us, which means it’s time to tend to your garden, get the pool ready, and have lots of other outdoorsy fun. And while the greenery and good times might be back, so are the bugs! Pests and insects in New England adopt a similar lifestyle to humans in New England: they hunker… Read more »

Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Advantage Pest Control

Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Advantage Pest Control

Modern Pest Services continues growth in Maine. Brunswick, ME –April 6th, 2022 – Modern Pest Services announced its newest partner in New England with the acquisition of Advantage Pest Control of South Portland, Maine. Advantage is a local, family-owned, and operated company providing commercial, residential, and industrial pest control throughout Maine. Founded in 1997 by Richard… Read more »

Introducing Anticimex SMART Garage

Introducing Anticimex SMART Garage

Intelligent Pest Control for Your Garage You count on your garage to protect various things while you’re not there. Not only your vehicles, but lawnmowers, snowblowers, bicycles, and ATVs. Plus, garages often act as storage spaces for excess belongings and heirlooms. The last thing you want are rats and mice using your valuable possessions as… Read more »

Are Those Bed Bugs? Here’s How to Identify and Eliminate Them

Are Those Bed Bugs? Here’s How to Identify and Eliminate Them

The mere thought of a bed bug is enough to make a person’s skin crawl. We have all heard horror stories about hotel beds infested with bed bugs and hope that we never have to cope with the same nightmare ourselves. Unfortunately though, bed bugs (which were previously eradicated in the US) are back —… Read more »

The Buzz on the SMART City of Somerville

The Buzz on the SMART City of Somerville

As the second and latest SMART City in the United States, Somerville, Massachusetts is all over the news. Somerville city officials recently partnered with Modern Pest and committed to tackling rat issues head-on.  Using Anticimex SMART technology, Modern Pest will help make Somerville safer and more enjoyable for residents and visitors alike. Somerville has joined… Read more »

Modern’s Ben Burke Awarded Pest Professional of the Year

Modern’s Ben Burke Awarded Pest Professional of the Year

Modern Pest is proud to announce that Service Professional Benjamin Burke received the award of Professional of the Year from the New England Pest Management Association (NEPMA). Ben was acknowledged and awarded at the NEPMA Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 3rd at the Clarion Hotel in Taunton, Massachusetts. The award was presented to him by… Read more »

What’s the Difference Between a Pest Control Professional and an Exterminator?

What’s the Difference Between a Pest Control Professional and an Exterminator?

  If you’re currently battling an out-of-control pest infestation such as termites, bedbugs, or any number of other intrusive critters, you are likely not alone. Pests plague American households in every region; from Portland, Oregon on the west coast, to Portland, Maine in the east. A survey found that around 84 percent of American households had reported… Read more »

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