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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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The Differences Between Mice and Rats

Rats and mice have many things in common. For example, they can be the same color, they both have long tails, they both gnaw constantly to keep their teeth from growing too long — and they can both spread a variety of diseases. However, there are several notable differences between rats and mice.Read more
Asian tiger mosquito

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
praying mantis

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
Assassin bug

Spooky Massachusetts Pests

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 pests in the state.Read more
tick on leaf

How to Prevent Lyme Disease

While you’re outdoors enjoying the summer weather, you must keep an eye out for troublesome pests. Here are some tips to help avoid Lyme disease, which is commonly spread by ticks.Read more
woman cleaning house

Why Your House Will Never Be 100 Percent Pest Free

While pest control services can ensure that dangerous creatures such as termites, wasps and bed bugs stay away from your living spaces, experts are confident that no home is ever 100 percent clear of insects, spiders, mites and other pests.Read more
nice home with beautiful landscape

The Cost of Letting Pests Take Over Your Home

If you’ve noticed pests in your home, you’re likely uneasy with their presence. While it’s common knowledge that insects, rodents and other intruders can carry health impacts, most people don’t consider the financial implications that pests can have on your home.Read more


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