Fall foliage is in full effect, which means it won’t be long before the trees will be bare. Landscapers and property owners alike have their fair share of “fall-cleanup” referring to the raking, leaf blowing, and removal of fallen leaves. Stockpiles of dry wood are being readied for fireplaces and hearth stoves, while homeowners examine…

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Around this time of year new homeowners get settled into properties before the start of the school. While preceding inspections may have revealed infestation or prior damage from pests, new residents should err on the side of caution from the moment they take ownership. Unpacking, renovations, and getting established in a new area typically takes…

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Raise your hand if you’ve felt an early dose of Spring Fever! Recently, temps in New England have soared to over 70 degrees – melting snow, thawing the ground, and leaving residents to flee the indoors to soak up the sun in unseasonably warm weather. Will this pleasant spell continue? That’s anybody’s guess, it is…

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Vacation rentals and time shares are nothing new. However, with the introduction of companies like AirBnB, Homeaway, and FlipKey that has brought inexpensive and indigenous lodging to the masses, inherent wanderers have taken to the open road – able to explore every inch of the globe. While these companies have allowed more people, including millennials…

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It’s that time of year again. When the temperatures dip, and residents start turning up the heat inside, rodents and pests take solace in the warmth of your home. As a homeowner, mice aren’t just a nuisance, they’re a hazard to your health. Mice can carry diseases and for your own safety and comfort, it’s…

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Local news outlets recently reported on a pest control company out of New England that was cited for unlawful operations. They were barred from offering services yet continued to do so without a license. Unfortunately for unsuspecting home and business owners, this can be a common occurrence in the industry. You identify a problem and…

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At Expert Pest Control, we see a similar trend year after year. Property owners call us wondering why their homes and yards are prone to ants, termites, and ticks when supposedly their landscaper treated the property at the beginning of the season. Our answer: they must have used the old “spray and pray” method. “Spray…

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