Author: FordsHometown

When it rains does your basement get wet or smell musty? Well, wet wood invites Carpenter Ants, Termites and Wood Boring Beetles. It is important to dry out these areas and get a de-humidifier going as soon as possible. The nuisance moisture pests are always more prevalent inside homes and garages...

        It is funny how some bugs get slowed down with rains like wasps, bees and hornets but others thrive in the moist conditions. The nuisance moisture pests will probably be more prevalent this year compared to last year. Millipedes, ground beetles, fungus gnats, snails, springtails, mosquitoes, earwigs and centipedes all fit this category.  They...

[caption id="attachment_8085" align="alignnone" width="169"] Cicada Killer Wasp[/caption] Thanks to Steve Antoni for this great photo of a Cicada Wasp with a Cicada in its clutches. It is an unusual site to see. If you are beeing bugged call us today 1-800-649-9992...

Snakes It is unlikely you will ever find a venomous snake in Massachusetts, but if you spend time outside, you will eventually encounter one or more species of harmless snakes. Five common snakes most likely to be seen in Massachusetts are: The Garter snake, Milk snake,...

How adorable is this? Draco our bearded dragon just hanging out in his hammock. We have one very spoiled bearded dragon! Looking for a new idea for a kid's birthday party? Call and find out more about our bug club birthday parties. Have the party...

Before booking a hotel room, you may want to read user reviews of the hotel and because nowadays guests who’ve had bad experiences with bugs report them online. Keep in mind that a report about one hotel does not mean the issue wasn’t isolated to one room, or that hotel...

  [caption id="attachment_7968" align="alignnone" width="169"] Photo By Steve Antoni[/caption] Well, it is that time of the year and we wanted to remind everyone that our recommended cutoff point for homeowners treating stinging nest is here. As you can see from the photos, stinging insects layer cones inside the nest. This layering is why...

Mosquitoes and ticks are hungry and waiting to make you itch. It makes it very difficult to enjoy your yard with these blood-thirsty critters buzzing around and lurking in the yard. Now is the time to protect Your Family & Pets from Ticks and Mosquitoes.  Enjoy These Outdoor...

  Eastern Subterranean Termites As their name indicates the type of termites we deal with in New England are Subterranean and are typically moving around in the soil. Termites are an important part of recycling in the environment but are a structural destructive force in your...

Do you want a nice lawn but your water bill is breaking your budget? Introducing our Root Zone Moisture Manager. This safe organic application applied prior to drought  will reduce the amount of water needed to properly support the plants growth. Hydretain is not a wetting agent. It...