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May 28, 2020

Does my Home Have a Rat Infestation?

Rats: a creature known for bringing about the Black Death in the 14th century and killing millions as a result. Fortunately, modern medicine has made rats much less of a threat. However, rats like to sneak into homes in search of food and shelter. It's safe to say no one wants to share their home with a rat infestation. Let Boz Pest Control teach you how to identify a rat infestation so you can get it cleared up.  

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April 12, 2020

Signs Your Home Has A Mouse Infestation

With the spring here, animals of all sizes are leaving their burrows and becoming more active. Among these animals are tiny yet bothersome mice. Despite normally living outdoors, mice searching for food and shelter will gladly use your house as their own, and one mouse can lead to a major mouse infestation. Here are some signs you might have a mouse in your house.  

Mouse or rat? And which kind of rat?

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March 15, 2020

Pest Control for Home Buyers: What to Look For

Buying a new home is one of the biggest investments anyone will make in their lives. However, home buyers always have to watch out for red flags and other pitfalls when looking at homes. One of the biggest issues many home buyers forget about is possible pest infestations. The National Pest Management Association says that about one-third of all American homes are experiencing a pest infestation at any moment. Boz Pest Control can offer their expertise ... Read More
November 29, 2019

How to Avoid Dealing With Holiday Pests

Winter is almost here and you're thinking about enjoying the holiday festivities. However, even the cold holiday weather isn't enough to stop some pests from making an appearance. While preparing for the holidays, you might have to deal with spiders, ticks, mice, and other pests. At Boz Pest Control, we can give you some tips on how to keep pests from disturbing your holidays.

Here are a few basic tips on keeping holiday pests out of your home:


Check your greens

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November 15, 2019

5 Common Pest-Induced Health Problems

There are plenty of reasons you don't want pests in your home. Besides the obvious discomfort of knowing your home isn't as secure as you think, pests can mess up your home and steal your food. However, many pest infestations are also capable of causing health problems for humans. Some of these range from obvious itchy bites to more worrying problems that can be fatal in some cases. As Boston and the North Shore's trusted pest control expert, we can ... Read More
October 25, 2019

The Long History of the Cockroach

Cockroaches are a well-known pest with over 4,600 different species located worldwide. In America, we have about 55 species of these nocturnal bugs to deal with. While humans are more than capable of destroying them, the cockroach as a species has a longer history than our own. In this week's blog post, Boz Pest Control wants to tell you about the history of the cockroach, which dates back to hundreds of millions of years ago.

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October 11, 2019

What is Eastern Equine Encephalitis?

In recent months, the country has seen a surge of confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (Triple E, EEE). There are usually a few cases of the disease every year reported on the East and Gulf Coast. However, we're currently seeing the biggest outbreak of the disease since 1956. This disease kills a third of those it infects and can leave survivors with mild to severe brain damage. At Boz Pest Control, we can tell you what you need to ... Read More
September 27, 2019

Fall Pest Control: Protect Your Home Today!

Fall is here, which means pests like mosquitoes will die off and leave you alone. However, pests of all types can still be active during this season, and many will be looking for shelter from the upcoming winter. This means pests of all kinds will be looking to get into people's homes and potentially cause damage. To keep your home safe from pests this fall, Boz Pest Control is here to give you some helpful tips to keep your home ... 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.

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August 16, 2019

Why Summer is Cockroach Season in Massachusetts

Summer is in full swing in Massachusetts, and that means it's time to enjoy the hot weather! However, it turns out the average cockroach also enjoys the Massachusetts summer. Some might wonder what is it about cockroaches that make them more active in the summer. The simplest answer involves two factors: their mating cycle and their intolerance of the cold.

Summer loving and cockroach chills in Massachusetts

  While cockroaches don't own calendars, they're able to tell the season via moisture in the ... Read More