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Prevent Pesky Pantry Pests

Prevent Pesky Pantry Pests

It’s that time of year again. As we celebrate the holidays, it often includes a flurry of activity in the kitchen, while we prepare our most coveted holiday recipes to present at the next holiday party. It’s also the time of year when we may discover some unwanted and unsavory pests in our pantry. If… Read more »

The Top Four Questions We Get Asked About Pest Control

The Top Four Questions We Get Asked About Pest Control

You most likely do not stay up at night contemplating what it is that pest control professionals do throughout their day.  Unless you are currently dealing with or have already dealt with a pest issue in your home, you probably have not spent time thinking about pest control at all. For those who are considering… Read more »

Spiders: Nice, Furry Guests Or Evil, Hairy Pests?

Spiders: Nice, Furry Guests Or Evil, Hairy Pests?

Have you ever slid your foot into a pair of shoes you haven’t worn for a while, only to find that your toes weren’t alone in there?  Have you ever reached into a drawer or cupboard for something, and felt four pairs of hairy legs scampering across your hand and up your arm?  Have you… Read more »

Interview With An Ant-Master

Interview With An Ant-Master

How does being a certified entomologist help you in your profession at Modern Pest? I believe that being a certified entomologist gives me more credibility when working with clients. It’s another level beyond state required certification. What are some of the things you look for when identifying different types of insects? It varies greatly with… Read more »

Bedbugs: Keep Them Out Of Your Empty Nest!

Bedbugs: Keep Them Out Of Your Empty Nest!

Bedbugs are considered the “hitchhiker’s” of the bug world because they can easily and quickly crawl onto luggage, bags, clothing or other items in areas where people often live, congregate or stay. Therefore, it may be no surprise that college campuses are often a hotbed of bedbug activity, with a constant rotation of new students… Read more »

Hoarding and Pest Control: What you need to know

Hoarding and Pest Control: What you need to know

We’ve all seen the show. You know the one with piles and piles of unnecessary and useless “collections” piled so high around a house or apartment that walking around is difficult. Yes, I’m talking about hoarding. Though it may create a few varied reactions, hoarding is no laughing matter. Hoarding Disorder is the medical diagnosis… 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 »

Is There a New Super-Termite on the Rise?

Is There a New Super-Termite on the Rise?

Beginning in late March and lasting throughout the summer, armies of tiny insects rejoice in nibbling houses and other buildings into dust. Termites can cause thousands of dollars in damages to a single home. As termite season approaches in Raymond Maine, you can expect to see an influx of swarms in and around the area,… Read more »

Getting Cozy with T•A•P™

Getting Cozy with T•A•P™

T•A•P™ — or thermal acoustical pest control insulation — is an insulation and pest control solution rolled into one. T•A•P™ is eco-friendly, made primarily from ground-up recycled newspaper treated with a borate solution that controls common household pests such as ants, centipedes, and termites. It also contains a fire retardant for safety. As a loose… Read more »

Uncommon Fall Pests That Can Bug New Hampshire Homes

Uncommon Fall Pests That Can Bug New Hampshire Homes

As we head toward cooler weather in Manchester, New Hampshire and the rest of New England, we’re excited to say goodbye to the summer bugs that have pestered us for months. Of course, exterminators at Modern Pest will still get prepped for the usual round-up of local annoyances that peak in winter, like mice and… Read more »

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