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Common Pest Issues We Treat in Bedford

As in just about any town across the country, you’ll find mice in homes throughout Bedford. These little critters can reproduce incredibly quickly once they get inside and set up home!

Common types of pests we treat in Bedford, MA include:

  • Rodents

  • Mosquitoes

  • Ticks

  • Spiders

  • Carpenter Ants

  • Termites

Boxelder bugs are also common in the area, especially near the woods. Just when you think they are gone, they’ll surprise you by coming back again.

For help with these common pests and any others you might find problematic, call proof. for assistance today! We can get rid of the pests for you and prevent them from returning again in the future.

Carpenter Ant Removal in Bedford, MA

New England towns like Bedford are known for their stunning antique architecture, but these older wooden homes are prime breeding grounds for carpenter ants. Although they prefer damp or aged wood, they’ll settle in just fine in newer homes as well.

Carpenter ants are especially common in the kitchen and bathrooms, especially if you live near a forest like the Hartwell Town Forest or Carlson Conservation Area, among others.

Tick Control in Bedford

Since they are known to carry and transmit diseases, such as Lyme disease, ticks are the last thing you want to be dealing with. Ticks seek human and animal hosts to latch onto and feed off of in order to survive.

In order to avoid tick bites when you go on outdoor adventures, you should:

  • Wear long sleeves, pants, thick socks, and closed-toed shoes
  • Treat your clothing with permethrin to repel ticks
  • Use insect repellent
  • Walk only on clearly marked trails and paths
  • Avoid high grass and brush areas

Whenever you return from a hike or other outdoor activity, you should put your clothes into the washer, hop into the shower, and carefully examine your body for ticks. If you are bitten by a tick, it needs to be safely removed right away.

Bedford Spider Removal

Venomous or not, spiders are one of the most feared pests commonly found in homes. From wolf spiders to hobo spiders to black widow spiders to brown recluse spiders to house spiders, these pests are never welcome guests.

Without professional pest control, keeping spiders out of your home is very difficult to do. These critters have no trouble finding openings into your house and making themselves feel right at home.

Spiders are drawn to houses that can provide:

  • Shelter: Spiders escape extreme weather conditions by hiding away in dark corners, basements, crawlspaces, and attics.
  • Mates: During mating season, males will enter your home in search of mates.
  • Food: Other pests are spiders’ main source of food, so they will come into a home if they know there are plenty of other pests there.

Mice Removal in Bedford

Mice can squeeze themselves through a hole the size of a pen, which means it is incredibly easy for them to make their way into a home. They typically enter homes in the winter months looking for a place that can provide shelter, food, and water. These tiny pests carry over 200 human pathogens, making them incredibly harmful. By leaving urine and droppings throughout a home, they can seriously endanger a family.

To keep mice out of your home, you should:

  • Seal any holes along the foundation of your home
  • Never leave food out
  • Empty your kitchen trash cans often
  • Keep your home clean and free of clutter
  • Keep storage areas organized, clean, and dry

Bedford, MA Termite Control

Costing billions of dollars’ worth of damage each year, termites are every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Since they are often hidden away within the structure of a home, they can be there for years before a homeowner finally discovers them. The three types of termites are subterranean, drywood, and dampwood. All in search of wood, termites have the potential to cause extensive, irreversible damage to your home.

Things that attract termites include:

  • Excess foliage
  • Piles of wood
  • Dead or decaying trees
  • Mulch
  • Cellulose material
  • Clogged gutters
  • Warm, dark places
  • Moist soil

If you notice winged ants, mud tubes, wings that have been shed, or structural damage to your home, you might be facing a termite infestation.

Mosquito Control

Anywhere you have standing water, like ponds or marshes, you’ll find mosquitoes. They are also attracted to birdbaths, swimming pools and even puddles on the ground!

Aside from leaving you with itchy bites, mosquitoes can often carry diseases, making them not just annoying, but also potentially dangerous. Mosquitoes are especially common if you have any water features in your yard or if you live near Bedford’s rivers or other water features.

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