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How Permethrin-treated Clothing Keeps You Safe

How Permethrin-treated Clothing Keeps You Safe

When you’re away from home and not being protected by Modern Pest’s Homecare Vector service, permethrin can keep you nearly free from insect bites. It’s a safe and effective way to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes, black flies, and ticks. Used in conjunction with a powerful repellent containing DEET or Picaridin, permethrin can… Read more »

What is Rabies?

What is Rabies?

Rabies is a viral disease found only in mammals. It attacks the central nervous system, and has the highest mortality rate of any disease in the world at 99.9%. The majority of cases that are reported to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) occur in wild animals. However, nearly every case of a human infected… Read more »

How to Treat for Browntail Moths

How to Treat for Browntail Moths

A common concern and nuisance this time of year is the browntail moth. Their nests look like webs, and appear primarily in oak and apple trees. Larval feeding can cause reduced growth and death in trees and shrubs. Do you have browntail moths on your home or business? Contact Modern Pest today for a free… Read more »

Modern Pest and Anticimex Bring SMART Technology to the U.S.

Modern Pest and Anticimex Bring SMART Technology to the U.S.

Non-Toxic, Humane Solution to Rodent Problem Will Revolutionize the Field Rodent problems can be devastating for businesses. Not only are they wildly unappealing to deal with, the financial repercussions can be staggering. A recent report commissioned by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) found that U.S. businesses incurred an increase of $6.8 billion… Read more »

What Bug Spray Should You Use?

What Bug Spray Should You Use?

With mosquito– and tick-borne diseases on the rise, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself and your family from mosquito and tick bites, in addition to other bothersome New England bugs. Modern Pest’s Homecare Vector program can protect you from these annoying bugs on your property, but you won’t always be in your home during… Read more »

What Diseases Do New England-area Ticks Spread?

What Diseases Do New England-area Ticks Spread?

The four most common tick species found in New England are American dog ticks, Brown dog ticks, Black-legged (deer) ticks, and Lone Star ticks. The highest risk of being bitten by a tick is during spring and summer. Infestations have been on the rise over the past few years, which is a concern for pest… Read more »

Anticimex SMART Technology System Debuts in U.S.

Anticimex SMART Technology System Debuts in U.S.

The intelligent pest control system “Anticimex SMART” has been widely used in Europe, Asia, and Australia. So far, over 75,000 Smart units have been installed. Now, the high-tech system is launched in the United States, taking the pest control industry to a new era. Data-driven solutions are the new standard for pest control, enabling precise… Read more »

How to Keep Wildlife Out of Your Compost

How to Keep Wildlife Out of Your Compost

Composting is a great way to boost your garden’s yield while helping the planet. Processing organic matter like leaves and vegetable scraps into nutrient-rich compost not only reduces the need for chemical fertilizers, but it recycles matter that might otherwise end up in a landfill. Some gardeners even refer to compost as Black Gold. While… Read more »

Modern Pest Professionals Achieve Associate Certified Entomologist Status

Modern Pest Professionals Achieve Associate Certified Entomologist Status

Modern Pest Services is proud and honored to announce that Richard Sevigney, Training Specialist, and Paul Lavallee, Training Manager, have been awarded certification as Associate Certified Entomologists (A.C.E.) by the Entomological Society of America. The A.C.E. program has become the benchmark for professionalism in the pest management industry. To gain A.C.E. certification status, Sevigney and… Read more »

Are Those Winged Carpenter Ants in Your Home?

Are Those Winged Carpenter Ants in Your Home?

Swarms of winged ants flying around inside and outside of your home are not a fun way to kick off warmer weather. You want them gone, and Modern Pest can help. But what are they, and what damage are they doing to your house? Most likely, they are carpenter ants. In New England, black carpenter… Read more »