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What’s the Difference Between a Pest Control Professional and an Exterminator?

What’s the Difference Between a Pest Control Professional and an Exterminator?

  If you’re currently battling an out-of-control pest infestation such as termites, bedbugs, or any number of other intrusive critters, you are likely not alone. Pests plague American households in every region; from Portland, Oregon on the west coast, to Portland, Maine in the east. A survey found that around 84 percent of American households had reported… Read more »

Somerville, MA is the Newest SMART City

Somerville, MA is the Newest SMART City

Portland, Maine was the first city in the U.S. to join Modern Pest and become a SMART City. Now, Somerville, Massachusetts has joined us and committed to tackling rat issues head-on. Continue on to read their press release and see how Modern and Somerville are making the city safer for residents and visitors alike with… Read more »

Is Year-Round Pest Control Important for Your Home?

Is Year-Round Pest Control Important for Your Home?

  The short answer is 100% yes! Pest control isn’t something you should only seek when you see suddenly find pests roaming your home. Unfortunately, this is exactly where most homeowners go wrong. They don’t worry about pest control until the problem arises. Or they consider pest control maintenance plans once a year at most… Read more »

Top Tips for Tick Prevention in New England

Top Tips for Tick Prevention in New England

There is a good reason why homeowners are always looking for the latest tips and tricks for tick prevention. Coming from the same family of insects as spiders, these tiny crawlers are out for blood. Ticks survive by consuming the blood of their host, which can include both you and your pets. They generally measure… Read more »

How to Keep Your Home Pest-Free All Winter Long

How to Keep Your Home Pest-Free All Winter Long

The winter holidays are mostly behind us, but that doesn’t mean pests won’t keep trying to have gatherings in your home. No one wants an infestation. There are ways you can keep mice and bugs out of your home. Let’s explore what you need to do for a pest-free home during the icy season. And… Read more »

Announcing Anticimex SMART- Mouse Control for Your Home

Announcing Anticimex SMART- Mouse Control for Your Home

For Immediate Release (Brunswick, Maine)- Anticimex SMART is an innovative whole-house electronic mouse control system now available for installation in your home. Like other ‘smart’ devices, this game-changing new system is designed to improve the quality of modern life. Newly available in this country, Anticimex SMART equipment can be installed by our well-trained and experienced… Read more »

Are There Bugs in Your Christmas Tree?

Are There Bugs in Your Christmas Tree?

The Christmas tree is decorated and all the lights worked for once. The cats haven’t broken a single ornament and the dog isn’t drinking all the water meant for the tree. Even the lights that flicker are flickering. Presents are starting to accumulate on the tree skirt that grandma made. It’s like a Norman Rockwell… Read more »

Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Ants Plus Pest Control

Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Ants Plus Pest Control

Modern Pest Services adds local pest control provider in Maine. Brunswick, ME –December 9, 2021 – Modern Pest Services announced its newest partner in New England with the acquisition of Ants Plus Pest Control based in Sabattus, Maine. Ants Plus Pest Control, which also operates as Bug Beaters Pest Control, is a local, family-owned and operated… Read more »

Modern’s Mike Peaslee Wins Bart Award

Modern’s Mike Peaslee Wins Bart Award

Modern Pest is extremely proud to announce that Mike Peaslee has been presented the Bartlett W. Eldredge Award by the New England Pest Management Association (NEPMA). The Bart is NEPMA’s highest award and recognizes an individual who has made a long-term commitment to the betterment of the pest control industry in New England. Candidates for… Read more »

Are Wasps and Hornets Bugging you this Fall?

Are Wasps and Hornets Bugging you this Fall?

The other day I went apple picking with friends and their kids. There was an apple festival going on, featuring food stands, hayrides, live music, and more. Unfortunately, there was a huge stinging insect presence as well. My friend’s son put on his sweatshirt and was stung on the arm by a yellowjacket wasp that… Read more »

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