Zika Mosquito

Zika Virus-How it Affects Massachusetts

Florida just became a hot bed for the Zika virus in the United States. In the last couple of days, 14 reported cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been found in a neighborhood slightly north of Miami. The infected mosquitoes have not been captured, but officials have confirmed that this cluster of cases is not travel­ related […]


Why do Mosquitoes Bite Me?

Ever wonder what makes mosquitoes bite you? For the record, it is the female that does all the biting. Females utilize the protein from our blood to make their eggs. Males are the good guys, who stick to preying on flower nectar. So what makes these female mosquitoes bite us…or at least some of us? […]

Martha’s Vineyard is Beautiful, but Watch Out for Ticks!

  Martha’s Vineyard prides itself on being an excellent summer destination-a home away from home, mostly because of its mild summers and beautiful beaches. Thousands of tourists flock to the island during the summer months along with those who only reside there during that same three month stretch. Along with catching some summer rays, or oceanic fish, these […]


Happy Day of Independence

Happy Fourth of July from all of us at Proof. Pest! 240 years ago, the Declaration of Independence was adopted, announcing the colonies independence from British Empire, leading to the United States. It is a day to celebrate indeed. The 4th of July has become an American Federal holiday and is celebrated nation wide. Places […]


The Nasty Little Bed Bug

Bed Bugs are small, flat, oval insects that can invade your home. They most commonly feed on humans, although their food source is the blood from any human or animal. Being they live on blood, they can be found anywhere they can find their food source. This means that it does not matter if your home is […]


The Pest Flies Invading Your Home

Flies are fairly recognizable as far as pests go, but identifying exactly what kind of fly you are seeing around your home is a little tricky. If you can’t tell by appearance alone, you can often figure out the species of a fly by its source. Once you determine the species, you are more likely […]

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