Keeping Your Home Pest-Free this Winter

Small mouse in a home pantryIt’s the most wonderful time of the year! There’s a chill in the air, maybe even snow on the ground, the fireplace is going, holiday festivities are underway, seasonal decorations are up, and so many of us get to spend quality time with loved ones. But this time of year is also welcomed by some unwanted house guests: rodents and insects. From mice to termites to squirrels, all types of creatures can make their way into your house—leaving you a trail of destruction to take care of. Let’s talk about how you can keep your home pest-free this winter.

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Why You Should Be Using a Dehumidifier During Summer

A woman taking out the water-collection bucket of a portable dehumidifier positioned in a living roomThe humidity in the air during Massachusetts summers can make it feel as though you’re wading through tepid waters. While this can feel oppressive while outdoors, having that hot and sticky feeling indoors can be even more unpleasant. Fortunately, owning a dehumidifier can make your home much more habitable. Not only will it make the atmosphere more comfortable, but it can also prevent home-damaging scenarios and adverse health effects involving humidity. Let’s review more reasons why you should be using a dehumidifier during summer. [Read more…]

How to Prevent Pest Damage in the Wintertime

As the cold weather continues to roll in, you and your family are not the only ones that are enjoying the warmth of your home. Different pests and insects will try their best at becoming unwanted guests in your house this winter. Mice, bugs, and other pests are not just nuisances: they can cause serious and irreparable damage to your home. This article discusses the different pests and ways to prevent pest damage in your home in the winter time. [Read more…]