Our pest control blog keeps you up to date with the latest news and industry trends. Through our extensive knowledge of pests, this Braman blog will ensure you have the tools to prevent and remove pests.
Natasha Wright, Technical Director
Natasha, our pest management blog expert, is a board-certified entomologist and a member of the Entomological Society of America. She earned her bachelor’s degree in entomology at the University of Florida in 2009 and received her master’s degree in entomology at the University of Arkansas in 2013.
Spring into Action to Prevent Springtime Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes always know how to ruin a good time. Now that the warm weather is here, these pests are too. But there’s still hope; here are tips to eliminate or even prevent springtime mosquitoes on your property.
Always in Demand: Consider a Career in Pest Management
Looking for a job that’s always in demand? Consider a career in pest management with us.
Tick Tock: It’s Tick Time in New England
As we enter prime tick season, brush up on these tips to deter, spot and remove ticks and when to seek treatment for a bite.
The Beginning of Subterranean Termite Season
Spring is almost here and so is the subterranean termite, which can cause the most damage of any termite species. We explain how you can fight back.
Watch Out for Winter Wanderers
Pests can enter your house during the winter months just as much as in the summer. Learn what you should look out for and how to prevent an infestation.
Pest Control Goes High Tech
You might be surprised to learn about some of the technology we employ to help monitor and control pest populations, especially for our commercial clients.
Feeling Lonely this Holiday Season? Invite Pests into Your Home
Pandemic have you feeling lonely? We offer several steps you can take to invite pests into your home for company this holiday season.
Rid Your Retail Establishment of Pests
Whether you operate a clothing boutique, pharmacy, convenience or grocery store, welcoming visitors through your front door is a top priority—but only visitors of the human kind. Learn how to keep pests out by reading this blog.
Summer is Gone, but Mosquitoes are Still Active
Not only are mosquitoes feeding in the fall, but they are also still breeding. Take steps to prevent bites and reduce the risk of infestations now and in the spring.
Dining Out: Recycling Bins Offer Buffet for Yellow Jackets
Your trash and recycling bins may offer a buffet for yellow jackets at this time of year, which could result in dangerous stings.
Spotted a Mouse in Your House? Where There’s One, There’s Many
If you’ve spotted a mouse in your house, he’s not alone. Here we offer other signs you may have a rodent infestation.
Are Flies Buzzing Your Business Out the Door?
Flies buzzing around your business may also be buzzing your business—your customers—out the door. Find out what you can do about it.
Bug Bites and Bee Stings: Stay Safe this Summer
Bug bites and bee stings are a common threat during New England summers. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce your risks.
Hungry Bed Bugs Await Your Post-Quarantine Vacation
Many states are beginning to lift stay-at-home restrictions just in time for the summer travel season. Before you go, learn how to look for one tiny, but trip-altering, threat: hungry bed bugs.
The Big Risks of Pests in Manufacturing
The risks of pests in manufacturing can’t be ignored. But proper pest management is also a delicate process.
Appreciating our Health Care Heroes
We donated lunch to 150 health care heroes at Baystate Medical Center to thank them for their hard work and dedication during the coronavirus pandemic.
A List to Tick Off: How to Prevent Lyme Disease
Lyme disease affects people (and pets) of all ages, and is commonly found in children, older adults and in those who spend time outdoors working or in other activities, such as firefighters and park rangers, with higher exposure to ticks.
Keep Bed Bugs at Bay: Tips for Facility Managers
Bed bugs are among those pests people may associate with unclean or “seedy” accommodations. The fact is, even the most luxurious bed in the highest quality hotel isn’t immune to an infestation.
Protect Your Pet from Fleas and Ticks this Spring
Because of their tiny size and ease of mobility, fleas and ticks can be difficult to find and eradicate once they’ve been smuggled inside your home.
Love is in the Air: Bug Mating Rituals
Bugs need love, too! Learn about some mating rituals of bugs, just in time for Valentine’s Day.