DATE POSTED: January 5, 2018
Raccoons, squirrels, and skunks are more than just a nuisance in New England - they can cause extensive property damages and put you and your family at risk for diseases. Squirrels and raccoons have been known to rip up insulation in attics, chew through electrical wiring, and build nests in the soffit or wall voids. Their feces can contain diseases that can be transmitted to humans, which means…
DATE POSTED: November 13, 2017
Perhaps you've noticed more animal activity recently. More deer sightings, squirrels at every turn, and an obstacle course of various kinds of roadkill. We might attribute this to hunting season and how we can stir up an ecosystem by traipsing through it, but in fact, most mammals become naturally more active during the fall as they prepare to overwinter. The search for food and shelter is an…
DATE POSTED: December 16, 2016
Whether you are building a new home or renovating an old one here in Massachusetts, there is a product that you can incorporate into your plans that will help protect your home from pests while keeping you toasty warm, saving you money on energy costs, offering superior sound proofing qualities, and reducing your home’s carbon footprint – and you can purchase this amazing product right here at…
DATE POSTED: August 17, 2016
Surely you've heard the rhyme:
How much wood could a woodchuck chuck,
If a woodchuck could chuck wood?
He'd chuck all the wood that a woodchuck could,
If a woodchuck could chuck wood!
But the question shouldn't be, "How much wood can he chuck?" And what exactly is chucking, at least pertaining to a woodchuck? A better and more realistic question is, "How can I get rid of these woodchucks on my…
DATE POSTED: January 20, 2016
In Massachusetts and Rhode Island, winter has arrived, but as we're writing this article, we can't help notice that there is not much snow piled up to the window sills. While that makes getting to work every day a bit easier, it causes another problem. Little or no snow covering makes it easier for wildlife to get around. That means there is a greater chance we'll have them breaking into our homes…