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Larder Beetles are Emerging for Spring

Larder Beetles are Emerging for Spring

Chances are you’ve seen a larder beetle before. If someone described a small, oval bug with a dark-colored body and a light stripe around, it would probably sound familiar. Larder beetles are a common and frequent guest in both residential and commercial settings. The name comes from their presence in dried, cured meats stored at… Read more »

Do Your Travel Plans Include Bed Bugs?

Do Your Travel Plans Include Bed Bugs?

  A recent AAA Travel survey showed that nearly 100 million Americans are planning to take a family vacation in 2019. Spring and summer trips comprise a majority of these plans. And while traveling for a vacation sounds like a blast, the experts at Modern Pest know that increased travel also means increased risk of… Read more »

Can You Deduct Pest Control from Your Taxes?

Can You Deduct Pest Control from Your Taxes?

There are certain circumstances where your pest control costs can be deducted from your taxes. It’s always a good idea to check with a tax professional to make sure you’re getting the correct deductions. But if you have a home office, own rental property, or own a business, chances are you can deduct at least… Read more »

Exterminators vs. Pest Control Professionals

Exterminators vs. Pest Control Professionals

Same goal, different method When you have an issue with insects or mice in your home, the first word that springs to mind might be exterminator. And while you might think an exterminator is the same thing as a pest control professional, there are some key differences. The goal of eliminating pests in your home… 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 »

Winter Birds And Your Business: Bird Control

Winter Birds And Your Business: Bird Control

As a business owner, you may be accustomed to battling large quantities of nuisance birds during the spring and summer months. Even though many birds might head south for the winter, leaving you feeling like you can let down your guard; there are also several pesky birds that could present an issue to businesses all… Read more »

Bed Bugs In Restaurants?

Bed Bugs In Restaurants?

Bed bugs – aptly named, because they most often can be found in beds, where people spend about one-third of their entire day.  Which makes sense, because as their primary food source, they want easy, uninterrupted access to their next meal. Ick! Got Creepy Crawlies?  Modern has the solution – GUARANTEED! Learn more about our… Read more »

FSMA: What Food Service Businesses Need to Know.

FSMA: What Food Service Businesses Need to Know.

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 »

Three Ways Pests Can Hurt Your Business

Three Ways Pests Can Hurt Your Business

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 »

Rid Your Restaurant of Rodents Before Restaurant Week

Rid Your Restaurant of Rodents Before Restaurant Week

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 »