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February 28, 2017

How To Fight The Common Rodents of New England

For those in the Northeast, early spring is a welcome reprieve from months of cold - but it comes with some unwelcome visitors.

Warmer temperatures bring melting snow and a peek at the ground, finally emerging from a long winter under the ice. But longer, balmier days also bring an influx of rodents looking for a place to call home - and that can spell trouble for homeowners all across New England.

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August 30, 2016

In The Ground Or Upside Down: Identifying Your Wasp Problem

As it always tends to do, the summer is coming to a close before anybody is ready for it to be over. By now, you’ve raced past all the heat and it’s time to settle into cruise control until the fall. In New England this means waiting for the leaves to change and, unfortunately, battling wasps until they die off in the winter. We have a lot of customers swarming to us about wasp issues whenever this time of year hits, and our best advice is to identify which type of wasp is really bugging you in order to safeguard yourself from getting stung.

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August 23, 2016

The Sting Behind Summer’s Sweetest Months

Ahhh, August. In New England especially, the latter half of August represents a reprieve from the just-passed (or survived) warmest time of the year. Air conditioners can look forward to less exhausting work schedules, kids aren’t hiding in climate controlled video game dens, and the words “let’s get some fresh air” are actually a welcomed invitation. So you run outside to embrace the quintessence of summer, likely leaving a trail of bubbles via your feel-good wand of nostalgia, only to rile up a nest of the brightest bullies on the block: wasps and yellow jackets.

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August 19, 2016

Bats Plus Bed Bugs Equals... Bat Bugs?

As prolific pests throughout New England, both bats and bed bugs have established themselves as problems for many homeowners. We’ve all heard different bed bug horror stories, and bats are an inherently creepy species. However, you may not realize that the two drastically different species are actually closely intertwined.

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August 3, 2016

Zika Spurs An Unprecedented Travel Warning From The CDC

If you’re planning to spend some time wading in the Atlantic, you just might want to stick to beaches in New England. At least, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, make your best effort to circumvent Miami. Unlike the majority of the reported Zika cases in the mainland United States, this particular outbreak was caused by local mosquitos. In the Wynwood Arts District, just north of downtown Miami, mosquitos have picked up the virus and are spreading it. Cue hysteria in the Magic City.

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