How to Remove Beehives Safely

How (Professionals) Remove Beehives Wondering how to remove beehives or get rid of bees? Well, these insects get special treatment, as they are deemed the most beneficial insect of all! Major crop industries like almonds and apples depend on honey bees to pollinate the crops that you buy from... more

Mosquitoes in New Hampshire | How to Protect Yourself

Mosquito Larvae Emerging
Mosquitoes in New Hampshire ain’t nothing to mess with. With EEE, West Nile Virus, and now, the Johnstown Canyon Virus detected in New Hampshire, it’s vital we stay informed. The New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) put out a warning to NH residents against... more
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Why are bees and wasps so bad this Fall?

Bees and wasps have been especially bad in recent years. It’s not just your neighborhood, it’s all over Massachusetts. But is the Bay State really seeing an increase in their numbers? Or, are they just further encroaching on humans as weather conditions become harsher? Keep reading to find... more

‘Splooting’ is the new planking but for Squirrels

Squirrel splooting on railing
'Splooting' is all the rage this heatwave season. Squirrels are leading the trend; this controversial way of lying down is leading to animal control hotlines ringing off the hook. But just with planking, there is an air of concern surrounding splooting. Are these squirrels okay? Why are they... more
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Rodent Control | Peabody Ahead of the ‘Rat’ Pack

Rodent Control | “Like many urban areas in the Northeast, Peabody is seeing an increase in complaints related to rodent activity,” – Salem News In fact, the recent rise in rats has become statistically significant. The rodent control industry is expected to grow 5% over the next 5 years.... more

The Spotted Lanternfly ‘spotted’ in Massachusetts! Wanted: Dead.

Wanted Dead or Alive: Spotted Lanternfly
Wanted: Dead or Alive – The Spotted Lanternfly is seen in Massachusetts Don’t be fooled by its peculiar beauty, this is one nasty pest! With no known natural predators in North America, the Spotted Lanternfly has free roam for destruction. How did the Spotted Lanternfly get to... more
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West Nile Virus: Risk Level “High” in Boston

Massachusetts West Nile Virus Heatmap 2022
Back-to-back cases of West Nile Virus in Greater Boston this Summer are raising caution over the virus. Massachusetts Health Departments are sounding the alarm after a man in his 70s contracted the virus last week. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health confirmed a man in his 70s... more
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Our Top 5 Favorite Mouse Traps for DIY Mice Control

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Oh, the days of the classic mouse trap are behind us. Now there are snap traps, electric traps, sticky traps, live catch traps… How do you pick which ones best for your mouse infestation? 🐁🐁🐁 Keep reading to find out our top 5 mouse traps for at-home mice control. Provided by Good... more
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Commercial Pest Control | FAQ for Businesses & Landlords

Commercial Pest Control People in Massachusetts expect a high standard of safety and sanitation in places of business, workplaces, and dwellings.  The state legislature does, too.    The Massachusetts Authority of Health Boards Legal Handbook plainly states: According to... more

Infectious Diseases & Viruses | CDC: “rodents pose health risk”

Rentokil Infectious Diseases & Viruses | Rodents: Rats, Mice Do mice/rats carry infectious diseases & viruses? The CDC says they pose a health risk to you and your family. According to the Center for Disease Control, rats and mice can spread over 35 diseases. Infectious diseases &... more