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Why is Pest Control Still Important During COVID-19?

Why is Pest Control Still Important During COVID-19?

Unfortunately for business owners and the economy in general, many businesses have had to close or severely alter how they operate during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic to help flatten the curve and stop the spread of the virus. One thing that hasn’t changed is the presence of pests. They’re still out there, still trying to… Read more »

Rats in the Time of COVID-19

Rats in the Time of COVID-19

Used to abundant food trash from humans, rats now battle and forage for their next meal. Are they headed to your home? Picture it: you’re a rat. You scurry around in the shadows, planning your meals around food that people discard on the streets. Or trash bags you tear into. Or your favorite, a dumpster… Read more »

Anticimex SMART: Behind the Technology

Anticimex SMART: Behind the Technology

More than 4,400 patents have been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for new mousetraps, which makes them the most frequently invented device in U.S. history. Recently, Anticimex SMART technology arrived in the U.S., and this game-changing technology is here to disrupt the industry. Intelligent Pest Control Arrives in North America Anticimex… Read more »

Anticimex SMART vs. DIY Electronic Mouse Traps

Anticimex SMART vs. DIY Electronic Mouse Traps

A Google search for “electronic mousetrap” returns no shortage of options. Many traps will even alert you when a mouse is caught via an app on your phone. But these DIY electronic mousetraps offer little more than “trap & app”. Yes, you’ll get a notification when a mouse is caught. But do you really want… Read more »

Where Do Mice Go When it’s Cold Out?

Where Do Mice Go When it’s Cold Out?

Temperatures are dropping and the snow is starting to fall. Are you ready to protect your home from mice and rats? Modern Pest is! November is here and it’s cold outside. People are trying to stay warm, and so are mice and rats. They seek shelter when the temperature drops, and your home is the… Read more »

What Pests Will You Encounter on Your New Hampshire Vacation?

What Pests Will You Encounter on Your New Hampshire Vacation?

With its state and national parks, beaches, lakes, and amusement parks, New Hampshire is a major summer vacation destination. While this all sounds like a lot of fun, there are a variety of pests you’ll encounter while you’re camping, kayaking, RV-ing, and riding the roller coaster. And if you have a summer home in New… Read more »

Does Harsh Winter Weather Send Pests Inside Your Home?

Does Harsh Winter Weather Send Pests Inside Your Home?

With temperatures in the single digits and the wind chill below zero, New England winters can be serious business. Frigid weather keeps us inside or bundled up when we must venture out. But how are these conditions affecting your home? And are they sending pests inside? Read on to find out what you can do,… Read more »

Modern’s Experts Explain How Winter Affects Pests

Modern’s Experts Explain How Winter Affects Pests

Farmers’ Almanac Predicts a Cold & White Winter for New England The Farmers’ Almanac, that time-tested and generation-approved compendium of knowledge, has a rough prediction for the 2018-2019 New England winter: teeth-chattering cold lies ahead. “Contrary to the stories storming the web, our time-tested, long-range formula is pointing toward a very long, cold, and snow-filled… Read more »

Are Rodents Taking Up Residence in Your Car?

Are Rodents Taking Up Residence in Your Car?

Most people have seen a mouse scurry across the floor somewhere they’ve lived. But have you ever spotted a mouse in your car? Maybe even while you’re driving? It happens more than you’d think, and we hear all about it at Modern Pest! Besides being a disturbing surprise, rodents can cause serious damage to your vehicle.… Read more »

Are Squirrels Moving Into Your Walls and Attic for Winter?

Are Squirrels Moving Into Your Walls and Attic for Winter?

Autumn’s Unwelcome Guests When fall days get shorter and colder, raccoons, mice, and squirrels know that it’s time to start preparing food and shelter for the winter months. They do not hibernate in winter, and the warmth and security of your walls and attic make your home the perfect winter den. While ideal for them,… Read more »