Carpenter ants. Believe it or not, you have probably seen them before, whether in your home or out foraging in nature. They are commonly referred to as those “big black ants.” And as long as they choose to stay out there in nature and not move into your home; you will probably not think too… Read more »
Have you ever been swarmed by a rodent infestation, or been plagued by a horde of the creepy crawlies? Have you avoided calling a pest control company because you believed they were going to spray their nasty chemicals all over the place and make everything a toxic wasteland? Well, think again. Modern Pest Services… Read more »
As the warm weather approaches, many of us like to get outdoors and enjoy our yards. Sometimes unwanted guests also like to join us, like ants, fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes. While some of these bugs are simply viewed as an annoyance… ticks and mosquitoes can pose real health risks because they transmit disease. There are… Read more »
Kermit the Frog knew it wasn’t easy being green, but Modern is committed to it nonetheless. With the growing awareness of the effects of pollution and chemical use, many businesses and individuals are trying to make greener choices. Modern Pest Services has been concerned about the environment since its beginnings in 1945. We have an… Read more »
With the increasing awareness of human impact on the environment and concerns about health repercussions from the use of chemicals, some customers are requesting the use of pesticides labeled organic. But what does organic mean? In the world of apples and bananas, a USDA organic label means that the fruit was grown using ecologically sound… 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 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.
There is a strong emphasis on the use of organic products these days. We can buy organic foods in the grocery store, as well as organic skin products and even organic clothing. By using organic products, we’re reducing our contact with pesticides and other chemicals that may be harmful to humans. We’re also reducing our carbon footprint, which is an environmentally responsible way to make the world a better, safer and healthier place. At Modern Pest, we know how important it is to our customers to have the option of organic pest control options, which is why we offer our HomeCare Organic Pest Control program.
When it comes to protecting your home from pests you can trust that the team at Modern Pest Services is committed to an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach. But many homeowners across New England are wondering, what does IPM mean?