As we head toward cooler weather in Manchester, New Hampshire and the rest of New England, we’re excited to say goodbye to the summer bugs that have pestered us for months. Of course, exterminators at Modern Pest will still get prepped for the usual round-up of local annoyances that peak in winter, like mice and… Read more »
Parents across Waterville, Maine each experience this time of year a little differently. “Back to school” brings a wide variety of feelings; some are relaxed, some anxious. Many families are getting their calendars out, trying to make sense of the all too often crazy after-school activities schedule. The one thing they aren’t thinking about, though,… Read more »
Updated November 2017. We all get the heebie-jeebies when we see a tick crawling up our legs. The feeling is worse when one is embedded in our skin. People call Modern Pest Services expressing how they’re scared to step foot in their own yards. No one should have to worry about being outside on their own property.… Read more »
Updated October 2017 Does this picture remind you of an all too familiar sight this winter and early spring? These are cluster flies, and they’re making a mess in thousands of homes right now. They’re a distasteful sight, but there’s no shame in finding these dead flies littering your floors and window sills. In fact, if you… Read more »
By: Matthew Campbell There’s a spider in the corner of the ceiling, staring you down with its conspiring eyes. You’ve seen one here and there throughout the summer, mostly around the porch lights. You may have even shuttered and thought, “As long as it doesn’t come near me.” Now that autumn is here, these eight-legged… Read more »
The need for warm weather pest control is obvious to most, but as fall approaches and warm weather starts to wane, many homeowners mistakenly see less value in continuing with pest management efforts. If you terminate pest control services during the fall and winter months, you will likely find that the pests come back and you are right back to where you started.
By Courtney Wadey There has been alot of news about the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) plaguing homes and businesses in the mid-Atlantic states this fall. Homeowners are complaining that these flying insects are invading their homes by the dozens and folks in the fruit growing industry have seen the damage that these insects can… Read more »