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What’s Buzzing Around Your Home?

What’s Buzzing Around Your Home?

By: Matthew Campbell As a pest management professional, it doesn’t surprise me that most people don’t know the difference between a paper wasp, a yellowjacket, a hornet, and a cicada killer. When one’s buzzing around our children or nesting around our home, our instinct isn’t to stop and wonder. But if you are curious, here’s how… Read more »

Is One Treatment Enough to Get Rid of Ants?

Is One Treatment Enough to Get Rid of Ants?

By: Matthew Campbell Spring is a wonderful season – migratory birds return from their southern homes, leaves and flowers bloom, we have more hours of sunlight and warmth. Unfortunately, bugs come back too. Ants are active now and invading peoples’ homes. Before you call a pest management company to take care of them, you should… Read more »

When to Treat Your Yard for Deer Ticks

When to Treat Your Yard for Deer Ticks

Updated November 2017. We all get the heebie-jeebies when we see a tick crawling up our legs. The feeling is worse when one is embedded in our skin. People call Modern Pest Services expressing how they’re scared to step foot in their own yards. No one should have to worry about being outside on their own property.… Read more »

Dead Flies Everywhere!

Dead Flies Everywhere!

  Updated October 2017 Does this picture remind you of an all too familiar sight this winter and early spring?  These are cluster flies, and they’re making a mess in thousands of homes right now. They’re a distasteful sight, but there’s no shame in finding these dead flies littering your floors and window sills. In fact, if you… Read more »

3 Key Differences between Winged Termites and Flying Ants

3 Key Differences between Winged Termites and Flying Ants

Updated October 2017. After a long, cold winter, especially the one we just had in New England, spring is a welcome guest. The bugs that come with it are not. Two, in particular, are waking up right now. They’re small, they live in large colonies, and their presence is disturbing to homeowners. These are termites… Read more »

Modern Warns About Springtime Carpenter Ants

Modern Warns About Springtime Carpenter Ants

April is National Pest Month and Modern® Pest Services wants to warn people about carpenter ants. Carpenter ants are social insects that usually nest in wood and start to appear in Maine, Massachussets and New Hampshire in April. Carpenter ants can cause severe property damage “Carpenter ants become active this time of year and can… Read more »

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