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proof. Pest Control in Hudson, MA

Common Pest Issues We Treat in Hudson

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

  • Rodents: moles, voles

  • Mosquitoes

  • Ticks

  • Spiders

  • Carpenter Ants

  • Termites

Hudson, 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.

Carpenter Ant Removal in Hudson

Carpenter ants are known for chewing through wood to build their elaborate nests. Many people believe that these ants eat wood, but they actually just tunnel through it and chew on it in order to break away pieces needed for their nests.

In order to avoid structural damage to your home, there are a few things you can do to prevent carpenter ant infestations.

These include:

  • Eliminate non-essential water sources in your yard and home
  • Trim trees and shrubs to keep them away from the home
  • Seal any cracks or openings around doors and windows
  • Store piles of wood away from the home

Because they prefer wood that is softened by moisture or fungus, it is best to monitor the wood surrounding your home and remove it if it is damp or coated in fungus.

Hudson, MA Tick Control

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.

Spider Exterminator in Hudson, MA

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.

Hudson Vole Removal

Also known as meadow mice or field mice, voles prefer the outdoors. These grey or brown rodents range from 4 to 8.5 inches in length, have tiny eyes, and have partially hidden ears. Because they do not hibernate, voles are active day and night all year long.

They eat:

  • Grasses
  • Bark
  • Seeds
  • Crops
  • Insects
  • Animal remains

Voles are known to cause extensive damage to lawns, field crops, golf courses, trees, and more by creating complex underground tunnel systems. These tunnels have multiple entrances and can house several voles. To protect your yard against these rodents, you should keep mulch away from trees, keep your grass trimmed, and remove ground cover.

Mosquito Control in Hudson, MA

Because mosquitoes reproduce in standing water, they love the many local water features in Hudson. Not only can these flying insects sting, leaving itchy bumps on your skin, but they can also transmit harmful diseases!

Those who live near Lake Boon or the reservoir should take extra precautions to protect themselves, especially in the summer. If you’re concerned about mosquitoes or ticks, check out our summer-long Mosquito & Tick Control service plan.

Mice Removal

Mice are common across the country, and they are especially prevalent in Hudson due to the plentiful forests and conservation areas in the region.

Mice can fit through remarkably small holes, making it easy for them to get into your home to find warmth and food in the winter. They reproduce rapidly, so if your home is close to the Marlborough-Sudbury State Forest or other wooded area, be on the lookout for mice.

If you see one mouse, there are likely to be many more. Our Pest Free Guarantee™ seasonal service provides year-round protection against mice, plus ants, wasps and 30+ more common pests!

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