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 »
Since 2010, city officials and rodent control across the upper northeast have been flooded with calls about rats taking over homes and businesses. While some cities like nearby Somerville have managed to gain control of the issue, cities as far away as Berkshire, NY, and as near as Quincy have reported significant problems. Here in… Read more »
By: Matthew Campbell Yep, it’s cold out there. Snow’s on the ground. Icicles hang from eaves. It’s officially winter. Around this time of year, a lot of people inquire about the usefulness of pest control. All the pests are dead, aren’t they? Well, not exactly. If they all died then we wouldn’t have an issue… Read more »
By: Matthew Campbell The smell of burning wood in a fireplace or a woodstove is almost as welcoming as the warmth it provides. You probably have wood stacked against or near your home, ready to pick at as the winter progresses, but wood can fill your home with more than just heat. There are two… Read more »
The need for warm weather pest control is obvious to most, but as fall approaches and warm weather starts to wane, many homeowners mistakenly see less value in continuing with pest management efforts. If you terminate pest control services during the fall and winter months, you will likely find that the pests come back and you are right back to where you started.
Tis the season for holiday shopping! Do you have kids on your shopping list who love bugs? After a recent visit to a pest control conference in Boston, we came back with all kinds of bug related gift ideas! For kids that are interested in looking at live bugs up close, we’ve got your gift! Or if they’re just interested in learning about them and not touching them, we’ve found those gifts too! Or maybe they would prefer to wear their bugs- we’ve found gifts for the fashion-forward on your list as well.
By Melissa Hamel Although the recent snow fall has been well received by those who enjoy skiing, snowmobiling and other outdoor winter activities, it has left mice, squirrels, and other rodents out in the cold and scrambling for warmth and shelter. If you are suddenly hearing the pitter-patter of little feet in your walls or ceilings,… Read more »