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Say No to “Do-It-Yourself” Bed Bug Control

Say No to “Do-It-Yourself” Bed Bug Control

By Elaine Gammon We know bed bugs are nasty pests and if you find them in your home, the first thing you want to do is get rid of them as soon as possible. However, popular, “do-it-yourself” pesticide treatments including bug bombs, repellent sprays, natural oils, and store bought chemical applications are not recommended. In fact, applying pesticides on your… Read more »

Tis The Season To Avoid Pests

Tis The Season To Avoid Pests

By Melissa Hamel The holiday season is upon us! Like many homeowners in Maine and across New England, you’re probably decking the halls, throwing another log on the fire and baking delicious holiday treats as well as anticipating welcoming friends and family into your home to celebrate the joyous season. By following some simple tips… Read more »

Are Bed Bugs Affecting Your Holiday Plans?  Part Two

Are Bed Bugs Affecting Your Holiday Plans? Part Two

By Melissa Hamel In part one of our two part series entitled “Are Bed Bugs Affecting Your Holiday Plans?“, we discussed how bed bugs are disrupting holiday travel plans as well how to avoid picking them up while traveling this holiday season. Now it’s time to focus on what to do to avoid bed bugs that… Read more »

Are Bed Bugs Affecting Your Holiday Plans? Part One

Are Bed Bugs Affecting Your Holiday Plans? Part One

By Melissa Hamel Across the country bed bugs are causing anxiety for folks whose holiday plans include traveling or for those expecting their college student or other traveling family members to visit for the holidays. In this two part series we’ll discuss what you can do to minimize your risk for being affected by bed bugs.

Modern Pest Services treats bed bug infestation at Maine College

Modern Pest Services treats bed bug infestation at Maine College

This article, entitled “Bed bug case is isolated and treated”, is taken from “The Colby Echo“, a weekly student newspaper of Colby College in Waterville, Maine. For more information about bed bugs, visit the Modern website. By Luke Brown A recent case of bed bugs found in a Heights suite has been treated and is believed… Read more »

Bed Bugs Beware: EPA Plans Second National Bed Bug Summit

Bed Bugs Beware: EPA Plans Second National Bed Bug Summit

With reports of bed bug activity only increasing throughout the country, especially in major urban centers like NYC where tourism is declining due to fear of bed bugs, it seems only fitting that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently planning their second national bed bug summit scheduled for this winter in Washington D.C. The… Read more »

NPMA Announces Bed Bug Pandemic Response Plan

NPMA Announces Bed Bug Pandemic Response Plan

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced its Bed Bug Pandemic Response Plan that will lead the industry’s actions toward addressing the growing global bed bug. Modern’s Chief Technical Officer, Rich Stevenson, has been invited to participate in the NPMA “Blue Ribbon Bed Bug Task Force”, whose mission is the development of a comprehensive, industry-wide response to… Read more »

Video clips of bed bugs in the news

Video clips of bed bugs in the news

By Elaine Gammon When it comes to bed bugs, you don’t have to look too far to find a news story written about these blood-sucking, nocturnal pests that are invading the nation and quite possibly a bedroom near you. But if you want  more visual evidence and need to “see to believe”, we’ve collected news clips from… Read more »

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