Patriot Pest Blogs and Articles

Looking for information and tips on how to care for your home and protect your family? Read our blog for helpful articles from the experts at Patriot Pest Management.

Homeowner’s Guide to Boston

MOVING TO THE BOSTON AREA? Moving to a new place can be stressful, and the stress can double when you’re moving to a city as big as Boston and the surrounding area. But a move to Boston doesn’t have to be a big, scary process. What you need are some insider tips and...

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Beneficial Bugs for Your Yard and Garden

When you spot bugs crawling in your yard, do you automatically try to dispose of them? Don't be too hasty. It turns out there are certain bugs that keep your yard and garden healthy. These beneficial bugs actually fend off the insects that damage your plants. Here are...

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How to Prevent Termites in Your Home

Boston is a great place to live, with a variety of local sights and attractions. There is a lot to take advantage of here! With Fenway Park, many local parks and museums, and all of the historical parts of our city dating back to the Revolutionary War, what is there...

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Bugs Common to the Greater Boston Area

Bugs are a nuisance for homeowners–no matter what the season. As the temperatures warm up, insects will become more prevalent. Here are a few bugs common to the greater Boston area that you should be on the lookout for inside and around your home.1. WESTERN CONIFER...

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Zika Virus 101: Everything You Need to Know About the Virus

With warmer weather quickly approaching, mosquito season is well on its way, and concern is rising about the different pathogens that mosquitoes can carry with them and transmit with their bites. With the dangers of the Zika virus being in the news lately, your...

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Pest Control Tip: De-grub Your Lawn

Think grubs are something that happens in other people’s backyards? Think again! Pest control experts estimate that grubs cause more than $ 234 million in damage annually. And those are just the people who actually do something about it.So what are grubs? Most people...

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How to Spot a Bed Bug Infestation

Bed bugs are a growing problem in the U.S. Although they don't spread diseases, their red bites can be itchy and very uncomfortable. Do you suspect that you may have bed bugs in your home? The earlier you identify an infestation, the easier it will be to treat the...

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“Green” Pest Control Solutions

The Andover pest control industry is fueled by the needs and desires of its customers. And as topics such as recycling, global warming and conservation become more prevalent, many Andover pest control companies are hearing from clients who are looking for the same...

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The Basics of Dust Mites

For weeks now you’ve been hacking, coughing and sneezing. You have no idea why all of a sudden you wake up feeling groggy and miserable and have frequent headaches. You haven’t changed anything in your diet or your regular routine, so what could be the cause of all...

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