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Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Guaranty Pest Elimination

Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Guaranty Pest Elimination

Third acquisition in Connecticut further strengthens Modern’s position Brunswick, ME –September 19th, 2018 – Modern Pest Services announced its third acquisition in the state of Connecticut with its acquisition of Guaranty Pest Elimination of Danielson, CT. Guaranty Pest Elimination has been providing both residential and commercial services in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York since… Read more »

What Insect Sting Hurts the Most?

What Insect Sting Hurts the Most?

Sacrificing for Science Entomology is the study of insects, and Modern Pest employs several highly-skilled entomologists. They train and advise our Service Professionals so they can be experts in the field. Entomologists study insect environments and behaviors, and entomologist Justin Schmidt has become an expert on one particular insect behavior: stinging. Schmidt works at the… Read more »

How to Winterize Your Summer Home from Pests

How to Winterize Your Summer Home from Pests

Nothing symbolizes the end of summer more than closing up a camp, lake house, or cabin. After that final Labor Day weekend blow-out with friends and family, it’s time to prepare your summer retreat for months of solitude. Some lucky people use their vacation home well into fall, or even return in the winter for… Read more »

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

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

Modern Pest Services’ latest acquisition expands territory in Connecticut.   Brunswick, ME – August 30th, 2018 – Modern Pest Services is expanding again in Connecticut. Today, Modern announced the acquisition of Urban Pest Control of Hamden, CT. Urban Pest Control was founded over 50 years ago and is a well-known provider of commercial pest control services in… Read more »

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 »