Do you consume food or drink? Maybe you already have since the start of your day? The most obvious answer to these questions is probably “yes.” We eat and drink throughout the course of our day. But how do we know that what we consume as fuel for our bodies is safe? Is that soda… Read more »
You’re an entrepreneur. You’ve had a dream of opening a restaurant ever since you received your first Easy Bake Oven. You have put in 80 hour work weeks, on your feet the whole time, running around making sure every detail is perfect, and your customers get an incredible dining experience. Your hard work and dedication… Read more »
Throughout January, February and March, business is painfully slow for Needham, Massachusetts, restaurants. The only significant boost comes on Valentine’s Day. To help bolster interest, cities like nearby Boston participate in Restaurant Week, which Boston now calls Dine-Out Week. Master chefs, samples of local fare and special deals abound during the celebration. In 2016, Dine-Out… Read more »
In the great wide world of pests, birds are a special category because of special regulations concerning them. Birds can be a concern in residences when they gain entry into homes through eaves or other openings. Sometimes they can even be a pest while remaining outside the home. One customer was plagued by a woodpecker… Read more »
Although they are beautiful, birds can cause noise disturbance, damage your property, and present a serious health risk by spreading harmful bacteria and viruses to humans and other animals. Physical bird damage affects buildings, vehicles, machinery, ventilation systems, roofs and gardens. Accumulated bird droppings and nesting materials can block drainage systems, attract insects, cause electrical… Read more »
We all like to feel safe and secure. Whether your peaceful feelings come from a favorite sweater or an extended warranty, unpleasant surprises can make life much more stressful. One thing is for sure, nothing can disturb a person’s peace of mind in quite the same way as an unwanted house guest of the six-legged… Read more »
By: Matthew Campbell Bed bugs have become an epidemic, infesting homes, hotels, vehicles, restaurants, and other places where people congregate. More and more people are becoming aware of this problem, and more and more people call pest management companies with preconceptions and misinformation about bed bugs. What’s important to know is that that the best way… Read more »
By: Matthew Campbell When your home or business is invaded by pests, you want the person who’ll save the day to be professional, experienced, and trustworthy. After all, it’s your home, your business, your family or customers, and your money! Modern focuses on recruiting the best team members – individuals who exhibit a strong work… Read more »
By: Matthew Campbell When a pest issue pops up, many people are faced with a dilemma: to have pesticides applied around my home, or to have my home invaded by pests? Although the concern of pesticides is understandable, there is a great deal more to pest management than just spraying pesticides.
As a business owner, you are probably well aware of the importance of maintaining a positive public image. One thing that can really threaten your hard earned image and reputation are insects, rodents and nuisance wildlife. Bed bugs, rodents, flies and pest birds are just a few of the many pests that can really take a toll on the success of your business. The image of a filthy workplace, the risk for injury as well as illness, disease, potential litigation matters, even the high remediation costs are all side effects that accompany a pest infestation. So, to help avoid any of the above situations, here are 10 tips to prevent a hostile takeover.