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Curious to know more about pest control and the best tips and tricks to protecting your home? Check out F&W Pest Control’s input on how to deal with a pest infestation as well as the latest news in the pest industry.

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EEE in Massachusetts

EEE is a mosquito-transmitted disease that affects the brain. Learn more about how it is common in our state, the symptoms of EEE, and how to prevent it.Read more
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Are Mosquitoes Attracted to Particular Blood Types?

If you or someone you know tends to get bit by mosquitoes more often than others, you are probably wondering whether or not the flying pests prefer certain blood types. Understanding how they find and target their hosts is the first step in protecting yourself.Read more
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Harmful Versus Non-Harmful Pests

It’s true that many bugs can pose significant threats to our health, home, and well-being. However, there are hosts of insects all around us which are entirely harmless and even beneficial. Here are a couple of non-harmful pests and why they are not to be feared.Read more
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Spookiest Bugs in Massachusetts

While some pests look harmless, others have a spine-chilling appearance that triggers immediate fear. Massachusetts definitely has its fair share of creepy crawlers roaming the area. Here are some of the spookiest bugs in Massachusetts.Read more
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Tips for Keeping Raccoons Away from Your Trash

Raccoons may look cute with their black fur masks and fuzzy bodies, but their visible cuteness hides the fact that they can be a real nuisance. A few simple, low-cost preventative measures can help make your garbage off-putting to the local raccoons.Read more
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Insects and Moisture

Insects love moisture. All living things need water to survive; from fungi and mold to plants and animals, water is essential. Some creatures absorb moisture from the environment, while others consume or drink it.Read more


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