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How to Winterize Your Summer Home from Pests

How to Winterize Your Summer Home from Pests

Nothing symbolizes the end of summer more than closing up a camp, lake house, or cabin. After that final Labor Day weekend blow-out with friends and family, it’s time to prepare your summer retreat for months of solitude. Some lucky people use their vacation home well into fall, or even return in the winter for… Read more »

How Permethrin-treated Clothing Keeps You Safe

How Permethrin-treated Clothing Keeps You Safe

When you’re away from home and not being protected by Modern Pest’s Homecare Vector service, permethrin can keep you nearly free from insect bites. It’s a safe and effective way to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes, black flies, and ticks. Used in conjunction with a powerful repellent containing DEET or Picaridin, permethrin can… 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 »

What Bug Spray Should You Use?

What Bug Spray Should You Use?

With mosquito– and tick-borne diseases on the rise, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself and your family from mosquito and tick bites, in addition to other bothersome New England bugs. Modern Pest’s Homecare Vector program can protect you from these annoying bugs on your property, but you won’t always be in your home during… Read more »

How to Keep Wildlife Out of Your Compost

How to Keep Wildlife Out of Your Compost

Composting is a great way to boost your garden’s yield while helping the planet. Processing organic matter like leaves and vegetable scraps into nutrient-rich compost not only reduces the need for chemical fertilizers, but it recycles matter that might otherwise end up in a landfill. Some gardeners even refer to compost as Black Gold. While… Read more »

Are Those Winged Carpenter Ants in Your Home?

Are Those Winged Carpenter Ants in Your Home?

Swarms of winged ants flying around inside and outside of your home are not a fun way to kick off warmer weather. You want them gone, and Modern Pest can help. But what are they, and what damage are they doing to your house? Most likely, they are carpenter ants. In New England, black carpenter… Read more »

Uncovering Pests in Real Estate Inspections

Uncovering Pests in Real Estate Inspections

 “You’ve got pests.” Now What? The busy spring real estate market is in full swing. Buying a home, whether it’s your first or where you’ll retire, is an exciting time. There are so many things to think about. What will your design style be? Are you buying brand-new furniture, antiques, or taking whatever the relatives… Read more »

How Will Rodent Treatments Affect My Pets?

How Will Rodent Treatments Affect My Pets?

Your puttering around your house, open your cupboard for a mid-morning snack and find tiny black pellets lying there, near the shredded corner of your cereal box. Whoa – what?   What you don’t see are the hundreds of droplets of mouse urine scattered on your counter and capable of transmitting over 35 different diseases.… Read more »

Five Tips To A Pest Free Pantry

Five Tips To A Pest Free Pantry

‘Tis the season that we tend to dust off our most coveted recipe cards and scour our pantry’s for those unique seasonal spices and ingredients. As we peak around the spice rack for those seldom used cloves, you may even notice a few unwanted pests lurking in the corners.  Ick! Have no fear!  There are… Read more »

Don’t Give Pests A Warm Place To Rest! Tips For Firewood Storage

Don’t Give Pests A Warm Place To Rest! Tips For Firewood Storage

New England winters can be harsh, and there is nothing better than a roaring wood fire for relaxing and beating the cold. However, the threat of pests making themselves at home –  in your home – is highly likely, depending on where you’ve stored your firewood. Many pests are attracted to firewood. The most significant… Read more »