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Stopping Squirrels in New England

Stopping Squirrels in New England

Squirrels, with their spirited climbing antics and endearing habit of nibbling on nuts and acorns with almost human-like grace, are beloved creatures of the wild. Yet, should they venture into your domain, they can wreak havoc with their tenacious determination to find food and shelter. Despite their charm, it’s crucial to keep these furry little… Read more »

Recognizing the Smells That Mean You Have Mice

Recognizing the Smells That Mean You Have Mice

Mice are among the most common unwanted house guests, and they have a knack for making themselves known through not just their tiny footprints but also their distinct, often unpleasant odors. Your nose can be a powerful tool in detecting a mouse infestation before it becomes a more significant problem. So, let’s follow our noses… Read more »

How do Animals Find Their Way into Homes?

How do Animals Find Their Way into Homes?

  When the weather gets colder, it’s not only humans who seek shelter from the chilly temps and whipping winds. Wildlife such as squirrels, raccoons, rats, and mice also look for a warm and safe place to build nests and spend the winter. If you don’t take precautions, this space could be your attic.  By… Read more »

How to Know if Your Hotel Has Bedbugs

How to Know if Your Hotel Has Bedbugs

Q&A with a Pest Professional What’s the first thing you do when you arrive at a hotel room? Check out all the tiny toiletries? Jump on the bed? Because it should probably be check for bed bugs. But what do you look for? Service Manager Christian Tweed of Modern’s sister company Anticimex Carolinas recently shared… Read more »

How to Prevent a Silverfish Infestation

How to Prevent a Silverfish Infestation

You’ve probably seen silverfish in your home before. They are very common and they are harmless insects, but they can infest your home. These shiny silver insects have antennae and fine, fish-like scales covering their bodies. Adults are usually about ¾ inch long with two antennae and 3 tail projections. Once female silverfish reach adulthood,… Read more »

Are Cockroaches Hiding in Your Home?

Are Cockroaches Hiding in Your Home?

Cockroach infestation can sometimes go unnoticed until the population has reached significant levels. Depending on the species, this can happen at an alarming speed. The most common way people realize they have an issue is by seeing the actual insects themselves. But due to the nocturnal nature of this pest, the actual insects may not… Read more »

Are Those Spooky Noises Caused by Rodents and Pests?

Are Those Spooky Noises Caused by Rodents and Pests?

When the nights grow longer, and a chill creeps into the air, it’s not uncommon for homeowners to hear eerie and unsettling noises in their homes. While horror movies often blame such sounds on the supernatural, the culprit is often something far more earthly: rodents and insects. So, let’s explore some of the hair-raising sounds… Read more »

How to Winterize Your Home Against Pests

How to Winterize Your Home Against Pests

As winter approaches, pests seek refuge in the warmth of our homes, posing a challenge for homeowners. An often-overlooked aspect of cold-weather preparation is safeguarding your home against pest invasions. In this guide, we’ll explore essential steps to minimize the risk of pests making your home their winter haven, and how Modern Pest can help.… Read more »

How to Achieve a Bedbug-Free Start to School

How to Achieve a Bedbug-Free Start to School

As students gear up to head back to school, parents have a lot on their plates – from school supplies to schedules and ensuring a smooth transition. Amidst all the excitement, there’s a concern that often goes unnoticed – bedbugs. These tiny pests can quickly disrupt the comfort of your home if they manage to… Read more »

How Weather Affects Pests

How Weather Affects Pests

The changing weather patterns are beginning to harm food resources and are leading to more insect invasions throughout the globe. At first, the insect invasions could be predicted easily, but climate change makes it even more challenging to keep track of these annoying creatures. Are you wondering how the weather affects insect problems? The University… Read more »