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December 15, 2020

Holiday Horrors: Common Pests to Watch Out for During the Holidays

‘Tis the season, and for most of us, that means enjoying the holidays with family, friends, and neighbors. However, if you’re not careful, you might also get some unwanted guests. Christmas trees, wreaths, garlands, firewood, and even holiday decorations can all bring insects, bugs, and other pests into your home—and if you’re not careful, you could soon have a major infestation on your hands. Here are some common holiday pests to watch out for:
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December 17, 2019

Preventing Bed Bugs This Holiday Season

The holiday season is well known as a busy traveling time of year. Planes, trains, taxis -  all are methods of transportation for friends and relatives who are traveling throughout the country to spend time with loved ones. As they come in and out of your home to visit, it's possible that they bring unwelcomed guests with them...bed bugs. Whether they transported them from home or picked them up along the way in their travels, bedbugs are very easily spread ... Read More
September 13, 2019

7 Common Fall Pests in Massachusetts

As fall moves in, most pests will become less active as the insects die off. However, there are still many pests that are still active during the cooler months. Some pests become more common as they prepare for the winter. Most likely by trying to find shelter in your home. As you enjoy the change in seasons and prepare for football, keep in mind some of the more common fall pests you can expect to see.

Here are seven common fall ... Read More

May 31, 2019

How to Prevent Summer Pests in Your Home

As summer approaches, all sorts of insects will be making a reappearance. While there are nicer ones like butterflies and ladybugs, there are also less pleasant ones you'll have to deal with. Mosquitoes, namely females, will suck your blood and leave behind itchy welts. Ants sneak into your home in search of food, while subspecies bring their own problems. Bees and similar bugs can build nests on your property and viciously defend it from you. Finally, bed bugs can infest ... Read More
January 30, 2019

Ouch! Bugs that Bite: A Guide from Boz Pest Control

Thinking about biting insects is something that makes most people uneasy. Here in Lynn, MA, three of the most common insects that bit us are ticks, fleas, and bed bugs. They may be little, but when they bite you for their next meal, you'll certainly feel it! While some result in minor skin irritations, others can pose serious health risks. Here's what you need to know:


Ticks bite in order to suck the blood from their host. The most common members ... Read More
November 27, 2018

Where Do North Shore Bugs Go in the Winter?

As the weather gets even chillier here in Lynn, MA, and the surrounding areas, you may find yourself wondering where the bugs go. It may seem like just yesterday that you were swatting mosquitoes and dodging wasps, but now you hardly see any insects in a given day. Do they die? Do they hibernate? Do they migrate? The answer depends on the bug! Heres what happens to the local insects when the temperature drops:


Despite their durability and resilience, cockroaches don't ... Read More
January 19, 2018

Five Most Common Winter Pests

Many of us think pests only invade our homes during the summer when the temperatures are mild and we’re prone to leaving doors and windows open. However, the truth is that just like you want a nice warm place to call home during the cold winter months, so do certain types of unwelcome guests. In order to keep control over these critters and protect your home from an infestation, it's important to know what to look for!


November 21, 2017

Ten Ways to Stay Bed Bug-Free This Winter

The winter season can pose a lot of problems for your home, and the last things you want to deal with are creepy crawlies in your bed. Bed bugs are nasty little hitchhikers, and an infestation, unfortunately, can happen to anyone. They thrive in warm temperatures and carbon dioxide, which makes your sleeping area the perfect home for them. Bed bugs, however, can hide in other places, such as outlets, behind wallpaper, or just about narrow crack or crevice. No ... Read More
June 17, 2017

What Attracts Bed Bug Infestation?

It can be an unpleasant feeling to realize you aren’t the only one sleeping in your bed, but unwanted bed bugs are in fact dwelling in the beds of thousands of Americans annually. Bed bugs are parasitic insects of the Cimicidae family, about ¼ inches long and reddish brown. They hide in mattresses, upholstered furniture, or other fabrics during the day and emerge at night to feed on blood, most often of humans, but sometimes other animals. Bed bugs initially ... Read More
April 13, 2017

How to Successfully Control Bed Bugs

Oh, bed bugs. One of the most unpleasant pests to deal with. These 1/8-inch long and reddish-brown fiends are the most frustrating insects to deal with due to their relentless nature. Their oval shaped bodies allow them to live in small cracks and crevices, making them difficult to get rid of. They do not fly, yet they have a rapid pace on floors, walls, ceilings and other surfaces. If you have a bed bug issue, it can be extremely difficult ... Read More