Have you ever noticed that you get bitten by mosquitoes just by stepping out of your home in the summer time? If the buzzing biters are chasing you indoors during the summer time, but your friends and family members seem unbothered by these pests, it may not just be your imagination; you may actually be a mosquito magnet! Well, not literally, but there may be things about your habits or your physical make-up that make you more attractive to biting mosquitoes. There is evidence to show that both your metabolism and your unique body chemistry can play an important part in determining how much of a mosquito magnet you are.
If you are seeing tiny, reddish colored ants around your property, you may have a fire ant infestation. Eastern European fire ants were first introduced to Maine from Northern Europe via shipments of plant material. Today, homeowners must watch out for these small but mighty insects that pack a powerful sting.
If you’re like most people, you enjoy the summer here in New England but dread the insects that come with it. The worst insect, according to most New Englanders would probably be the mosquito and they’ve proved to be awful this year. People joke that there are really 5 seasons of the year, with the fifth being mosquito season.
If you have been watching the news recently, you may have heard that this season is expected to see high levels in tick populations and thus more cases of Lyme disease. Deer ticks in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts are known to transmit Lyme disease which is why we want to help New England residents avoid tick bites and the potential transmission of Lyme disease.
Every spring, just when the temperatures across New England are warm enough to start hiking, gardening, and camping, we also find that the threat of tick bites and Lyme disease increase. So in perfect timing, the National Pest Management Association has deemed May, Lyme Disease Awareness Month. If you are unaware of the relationship between tick bites and Lyme disease in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and many other areas across the country, read on to learn more!
Wasps are a common summer time pest for many homeowners. The best way to deal with them is by eliminating their nests. Make sure to call an experienced pest control service in order to avoid harming your home, yourself or your family.
Education and proper protection are the best ways enjoy the outdoors while avoiding potentially harmful mosquito bites. Keep these important facts in mind throughout the upcoming warm weather months.
Flowers are beginning to bloom and warmer weather is upon us, two sure signs of spring. May also marks the worst month for termites in New England and pest experts are reminding residents living in Southern New Hampshire and Massachusetts, where termites are prevalent, to be aware of their potential harm. Termites and the damage… Read more »
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 »