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The Hazards of DIY Pest Control

The Hazards of DIY Pest Control

Seeing evidence of bugs around your home can be alarming. Whether you spot a cockroach or a wasp nest, bed bugs, or ants, one thing is certain – you want them out, and you want them out fast. Some people will call a pest control professional like Modern Pest to address the issue. But “Do-It-Yourself”… Read more »

“I Have a Cat, Do I Still Need Pest Control?”

“I Have a Cat, Do I Still Need Pest Control?”

You’ve probably heard people say, “Why do I need pest control? I have a cat!” Having a cat patrolling your home is an advantage to keeping pest activity low, especially mice and rats. But it’s not enough. Think of a large office building: they probably have a security guard, but they also have a security… Read more »

Sign Up for Modern’s Pest Portal

Sign Up for Modern’s Pest Portal

Have you signed up for Modern’s online client Pest Portal or used the Chat feature on our website yet? The Pest Portal is Modern’s comprehensive resource that allows clients to access all the details of their Modern Pest account, plus more: Read details of your most recent service Review your service agreements Learn what materials were… Read more »

What Health Threats do Pests Pose?

What Health Threats do Pests Pose?

  Pests can be very damaging to your home. They can chew through wires, gnaw on furniture, infest wood, and generally be unsettling to live amongst. But did you know they can also pose a serious threat to your health? Understanding the health threats that pest infestations can cause is very important. Cockroaches, rodents, fleas,… Read more »

Are Carpenter Ants Invading Your Home?

Are Carpenter Ants Invading Your Home?

Your home is likely your biggest investment. It might be part of your retirement plan, or you might want to pass it down to future generations. With today’s soaring property rates, people have become even more attentive to caring for their homes. Many things can wreak havoc in your house, and carpenter ants are near… Read more »

What You Need to Know About a Cockroach Infestation

What You Need to Know About a Cockroach Infestation

If there’s one thing that all homeowners fear equally, it’s probably seeing a cockroach. Usually, noticing just one lone roach roaming around the house is enough to make people contact a professional pest control company like Modern Pest. That’s not an overreaction. It’s actually a very wise move- and a necessary one. Cockroaches are one… Read more »

Introducing Anticimex SMART Attic

Introducing Anticimex SMART Attic

Intelligent Pest Control for Your Attic Ever hear a scurrying above your head? Do your dogs and cats stand at the attic door? Do you wonder what’s going on up there when you’re downstairs?  Attics often contain heirlooms, decorations, clothing, and other stored items. And those sounds you and your pets are hearing could be… Read more »

Introducing Anticimex SMART Garage

Introducing Anticimex SMART Garage

Intelligent Pest Control for Your Garage You count on your garage to protect various things while you’re not there. Not only your vehicles, but lawnmowers, snowblowers, bicycles, and ATVs. Plus, garages often act as storage spaces for excess belongings and heirlooms. The last thing you want are rats and mice using your valuable possessions as… Read more »

Are Those Bed Bugs? Here’s How to Identify and Eliminate Them

Are Those Bed Bugs? Here’s How to Identify and Eliminate Them

The mere thought of a bed bug is enough to make a person’s skin crawl. We have all heard horror stories about hotel beds infested with bed bugs and hope that we never have to cope with the same nightmare ourselves. Unfortunately though, bed bugs (which were previously eradicated in the US) are back —… Read more »

What’s the Difference Between a Pest Control Professional and an Exterminator?

What’s the Difference Between a Pest Control Professional and an Exterminator?

  If you’re currently battling an out-of-control pest infestation such as termites, bedbugs, or any number of other intrusive critters, you are likely not alone. Pests plague American households in every region; from Portland, Oregon on the west coast, to Portland, Maine in the east. A survey found that around 84 percent of American households had reported… Read more »

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