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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.

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June 28, 2019

A Quick Primer on Common Summer Pests

The arrival of the summer season brings more than trips to the beach and ice cream. Insects of all kinds like to make their homes in your home, and why wouldn't they. Your house has plenty of food, small nooks for living, and protection from summer storms. However, you likely don't want these pests in your home. Let Boz Pest Control teach you about some of the more common summer pests you can expect to encounter.  


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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
May 17, 2019

Honey Bees, Yellowjackets, Hornets, or Wasps?

Wasps, hornets, honey bees, and yellowjackets all seem pretty similar at first glance. However, there are important differences between the four insects look-alikes. Knowing these differences can help you assess the danger and determine your plan of attack.  

Honey bee

Honey bees are an insect that falls under the Apis genus. Originating from South-Southeast Asia, these bees have been introduced worldwide due to their honey producing and crop pollinating capabilities. They have a decent amount of fuzz on their bodies and ... Read More
June 4, 2018

Know Your Bees-How Carpenter Bees Can Harm Your Home

How Did I Get Carpenter Bees?

It's a common misconception that carpenter bees eat wood. While they don't actually feed on it, they do burrow tunnels and use it to house their nests. In nature, these bees hollow out their homes in softwood trees, like pine, cedar, and redwood. These types of wood are commonly used to construct our homes, sheds, fences, and outdoor furniture. This makes your property a prime target - and carpenter bees move in quickly! As they ... Read More
September 18, 2015

4 Signs You Need Bee Extermination in Boston

Hearing frequent buzzing from bees in your home? Then it’s time to call Richie the Bug Man for bee extermination in Boston. Carpenter bees like to infest themselves in the darker, unforeseen areas of your home. As we all know, bees can sting or even simply serve as a distraction when you’re trying to relax in your home. Worse, allergy sufferers will be more at risk when bees are buzzing around, leading a sometimes intense allergic reaction if an allergy ... Read More
August 5, 2015

Call Richie The Bug Man For Bee Extermination in Beverly

What’s the buzz in Beverly? Maybe it’s the summertime events down at Lynch Park or what the nightlife has to offer on Cabot Street on Saturday night. Either way, the last way you probably want to spend your time is fighting bees in your home. But if you’re noticing a bee infestation in your home, you can’t ignore it or else you’ll just be putting your home and family at serious risk. For the safest and most efficient form of bee ... Read More
May 1, 2015

Watch Out For Bees in Lynn This Summer

Temperatures are rising and summer will be here before you know it. While you’re planning your outdoor activities this summer, it’s important to remember some of the things you should prepare for like insects, poison ivy, and other harmful outdoor elements. You should also watch out for bees in Lynn, specifically yellow jackets. Although not harmful to all, yellow jackets can be a real pest. If you find yourself in need of yellow jacket elimination this summer, call the experts ... Read More