Carpenter Bees: A Threat to Local Structures

Carpenter Bees: A Threat to Local Structures

In New England alone, there are about 400 different bee species, so it’s tough for the average person to differentiate them. Because they can provide a threat to local structures, we wanted to introduce you to the carpenter bee and provide some signs that you may have...
Spring into Action to Prevent Springtime Mosquitoes

Spring into Action to Prevent Springtime Mosquitoes

No creature is as universally despised as the mosquito. Whether you’re camping, hiking or eating at a (socially distanced) backyard barbeque, they always know how to ruin a good time. Now that the warm weather is here to stay this year, these pests are too. But...
Tick Tock: It’s Tick Time in New England

Tick Tock: It’s Tick Time in New England

Ticks are around throughout the year unless the ground is snow-covered or frozen, but prime tick time in New England starts in April and lasts through fall. Because they can carry diseases—including Lyme disease, babesiosis, anaplasmosis and the Powassan virus—we...
The Beginning of Subterranean Termite Season

The Beginning of Subterranean Termite Season

Spring is almost here and with the rain and flowers, you can expect new seasonal pests. We’re talking about the subterranean termite, which can cause the most damage of any termite species. But you can fight back, and we’ll explain how. What are Subterranean Termites?...
Watch Out for Winter Wanderers

Watch Out for Winter Wanderers

You may think winter is a slow time for pests, but it is prime time for all sorts of critters to make their way into your home. During the cold winter months, you need to watch out for winter wanderers looking to make your home their refuge from dropping temperatures....