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Maine CDC Advisory: Increase in Tick Borne Anaplasmosis

Maine CDC Advisory: Increase in Tick Borne Anaplasmosis

Below is information from a recent Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) Advisory: Lyme disease is the most common vectorborne disease in Maine. Ticks are out and we expect the number of Lyme disease cases to increase. The purpose of this advisory is to: Provide general information regarding ticks and Lyme disease… Read more »

Managing Bed Bugs in Dorms

Managing Bed Bugs in Dorms

As the academic year approaches, universities and schools are checking their lists to ensure that everything is up to par with what their incoming students are expecting. One thing that may potentially throw a wrench in their plans: bed bugs in dorms. Survey Indicates that Cases of Bed Bugs in Dorms is Increasing Bed bugs… Read more »

Controlling and Preventing Flies in Your Home or Business

Controlling and Preventing Flies in Your Home or Business

You can help to prevent various fly infestations from occurring in your home or business through sanitation methods and effective pest control. When you think of a fly, the typical house fly comes to mind, but what you may not know is that there are several varieties of flies that can inhabit your home or… Read more »

7 Ways to Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Home From Vacation

7 Ways to Avoid Bringing Bed Bugs Home From Vacation

As your summer vacation draws near, you’re most likely making lists for packing and working on an itinerary for your trip. Whether you have your days mapped out or are simply planning on winging it, Modern Pest Services encourages New Englanders not to overlook a very important matter that could make or break your their much… Read more »

Ants Everywhere, Even in Businesses

Ants Everywhere, Even in Businesses

A recent survey by the National Pest Management Association indicates that ants are America’s #1 nuisance pest with carpenter ants being treated most often. That’s no surpise, but was is a surprise is that homeowners are not the only ones fighting this battle. According to the survey, ant infestations were commonly found in business settings such… Read more »

Mosquitoes Are Back: Prevention And Treatment Options

Mosquitoes Are Back: Prevention And Treatment Options

As the temperatures continue to climb in the Northeast and the summer season draws near, many are mapping out their summer activities. Whether you’re into hiking, biking, or just relaxing on the deck or in your backyard, you’re probably aware of how mosquitoes can quickly ruin your outdoor fun. With thousands of mosquitoes developing from… Read more »

What to do about Nuisance Wildlife: Raccoon Removal

What to do about Nuisance Wildlife: Raccoon Removal

Raccoons are one of many wildlife pests that wreak havoc on personal property.  Not only do they cause damage, they also carry diseases and create messes.  If you are experiencing raccoon troubles, then a call to a pest control service that handles raccoon removal like Modern Pest Services might be in order. The Facts about Raccoons… Read more »

Tick Populations are Increasing

Tick Populations are Increasing

Experts here at Modern Pest Services are warning residential clients about increasing tick populations this season. The short winter and early, unseasonably warm spring may lead to a high numbers of pests, especially ticks, which can be harmful to both humans and animals. People who are taking advantage of the warm spring weather and enjoying… Read more »

Carpenter Ants: What They Eat, Where They Live and Signs You Have Them

Carpenter Ants: What They Eat, Where They Live and Signs You Have Them

Springtime invigorates us all: the warmer weather compels us to venture outdoors; the increasing daylight awakens certain mammals from their seasonally-appropriate nap; and, the changing temperatures rouse carpenter ants to another season of unabashed foraging and nest expansion, which, unfortunately, is usually accomplished at the expense of our homes.