Why expertise matters

For the comfort and health of your home or business, knowing pest issues is critical. We always seek to stay current with pest trends and industry best practices. This expertise allows us to share DIY tips and perform the best service possible.

Why Wasp Nests are More than Just a Nuisance: Understanding the Dangers

Wasp nests can be a significant source of annoyance and fear for many individuals. However, beyond the annoyance they cause, these buzzing insects pose several risks that should not be taken lightly. ...

Why do I need pest control all year long?

As a pest control company, it makes sense that we would advocate for using our service all year—even when you’re not currently experiencing a pest-related problem. Truthfully, we do this because we ...

How to Remove a Hornet Nest

It’s been one of the hottest, driest summers in Northern Connecticut and Western Massachusetts, with residents in Enfield CT, Springfield, and Wilbraham MA finding that hornet populations are ...

Are Bee Stings More Likely in the Fall?

Here’s Why Wasps are Worse in the Fall It’s time again for many New Englanders’ favorite season: fall! Fall in Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut means colorful leaves, apple picking, ...

Why Are Stinging Insects More Aggressive In Late Summer?

The dog days of Summer are upon us. Especially in Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut, in cities and towns like Springfield, Enfield, Windsor, and Somers, the days have been long and hot. ...

Home Remedies for Bee Stings

How to Treat a Bee Sting at Home So you were outside minding your own business when suddenly—OUCH! You feel an intense pain somewhere on your body, and realize you just got stung by a bee or wasp! ...

How to remove a wasp nest: Frequently asked questions - GPS

In the late days of summer, there’s a common call we get: a wasp nest is causing trouble. In too many instances, the call to us is not the first step a homeowner takes. Handling a wasp nest on your ...

What's the difference between bees or wasps?

One of the most common questions we get at Graduate is “how to tell the difference between a bee and a wasp?” There are some obvious differences and some are more subtle but knowing the difference ...

Summer Pests: Stinging Insects, Ants, and Flies

There are many types of pests we consider “Summer pests” but there are a few we really find to be a common problem for New England homeowners. The most notable of these pests are bees, wasps, ants, ...

How Spring Cleaning Can Help Avoid Pest Infestations - GPS

Our region got a taste of nice weather last week so, naturally, residents of Springfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Connecticut are starting to think about Spring cleaning! Especially after a ...

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