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Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Premier Pest Control

Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Premier Pest Control

Modern Pest Services adds new territory in Massachusetts in addition to new service center with latest acquisition. Brunswick, ME –February 11th, 2020 – Modern Pest Services announced its newest partner in New England with the acquisition of Premier Pest Control of South Hadley, Massachusetts. Premier Pest Control Inc. is a local, family-owned and operated company, which… 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 »

Don’t Bring Bed Bugs Home for the Holidays

Don’t Bring Bed Bugs Home for the Holidays

The year-end holidays are the busiest travel time in the United States, with over 99 million Americans traveling over that nine-day period. The holidays are upon us, and in the pest control world, increased travel means increased risk of bed bugs. Most people know that bed bugs are often found in hotels, but it’s not… 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 »

How to Deal with a Wasp Nest

How to Deal with a Wasp Nest

You see a nest on your property. There are stinging insects flying around it, and you definitely don’t want to get stung. So, what are they, and how can Modern Pest help you get rid of them? Whose nest is it? Nests are built by social wasps. The most commonly-found social wasps in New England… Read more »

Don’t Let Overwintering Pests Invade Your Home

Don’t Let Overwintering Pests Invade Your Home

When the weather begins to cool, there are some pests who will want to enter your home and overwinter there during the colder months. They will crawl in through gaps, cracks, and crevices that you might not even know existed in your home. And once they’re in, they’re hard to get rid of. Plus, they’ll… Read more »

When is the Right Time for Bat Exclusion?

When is the Right Time for Bat Exclusion?

There’s an odor in your house. You hear squeaking sounds. You’re pretty sure you have bats in your attic, and you want them back outside where they belong. But did you know there is a window of time when bat exclusion can safely and legally be performed? And have you heard of bat maternity colonies?… Read more »

Modern Pest is Proud to Offer Total Home Exclusion Services

Modern Pest is Proud to Offer Total Home Exclusion Services

Recently, Modern Pest acquired Environmental Health Services, Inc. (EHS) of Norwell, Massachusetts. Since it was founded in 1985, EHS has been committed to providing superior pest management and environmentally-sustainable solutions for their customers. The exclusion method reduces the use of pesticides by identifying the root cause of the issue and providing a solution to protect… Read more »

Could the White-footed Mouse Help End Lyme Disease?

Could the White-footed Mouse Help End Lyme Disease?

When you think of the animal that transmits Lyme disease, the black-legged (deer) tick probably comes to mind. But scientists have recently sequenced the genome of another carrier of Lyme: the white-footed mouse. The mouse carries the bacteria but does not get sick from it. Could this development help stop Lyme disease? Why is this… Read more »