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Terminix

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They have keeped my house free from bugs and critters - Jan 17, 2020

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NW Pest Control

28 Edge Hill Rd
Waltham, MA 02451 781-891-5313

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Very reliable and thorough. - Dec 26, 2019

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Waltham Services

PO Box 540538--817 Moody St
Waltham, MA 02454 888-970-5170

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Have had an annual contract with Waltham for years. It pays for itself with... - Apr 14, 2020

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Bain Pest Control Service

1320 Middlesex St
Lowell, MA 01851 800-272-3661

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Successfully treated for carpenter ants - Jan 05, 2020

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A-1 Exterminators

183 Shepard St
Lynn, MA 01902 781-592-2731

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They have a service contact so that you can call them day or night and they... - Jan 03, 2020

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Orkin

60 Sharp St #1
Hingham, MA 02043 781-447-2500

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Integrated Pest Control

991 Worcester Rd
Natick, MA 01760 508-653-0221

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I had Integrated Pest Control come to my house for a woodpecker problem and... - Oct 29, 2018

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Waltham Services

317 Libbey Industrial Pkwy #200
Weymouth, MA 02189 781-337-1552

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Bay State Pest Control

25 Francis Ave
Wakefield, MA 01880 781-245-3577

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They came in did what they had to do, gave some recommendations and charged... - Oct 03, 2019

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Yankee Pest Control

20 Waite Ct
Malden, MA 02148 781-397-9923

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Returned after first treatment to resolve problem with carpenter bees and willing... - Apr 25, 2016

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Griggs & Browne

140 Brockton Ave
Abington, MA 02351 781-871-0015

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Griggs & Browne have provided us with quarterly pest control for more than... - Jan 13, 2016

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Maguire Pest & Termite Control

92 Leonard Ave
Bradford, MA 01835 978-374-7061

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We have used then twice for two separate infestations of bees. They were very... - Jan 19, 2020

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Aardvark Solutions

PO Box 67324
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 617-323-8638

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I did not use her services and that was because of her helpful advice. We had... - Apr 20, 2020

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EHS Pest Control

823 Pleasant St
Norwood, MA 02062 781-769-9111

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The actual person who came out was professional and pleasant. However, since... - Mar 03, 2020

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Keady Pest Control

1032 Washington St
Norwood, MA 02062 781-551-0008

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Best Pest Control Services

63 Elm St
Somerville, MA 02144 617-625-4850

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They are very responsive and their prices are reasonable. - Jul 09, 2020

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Colonial Pest Control

32 Lake Ave
Worcester, MA 01604 800-525-8084

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Eco Systems Pest Management

126 Rockland St #A
Hanover, MA 02339 781-826-4973

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Excellent service - Sep 05, 2017

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Ideal Spray

868 Salem St
Lynnfield, MA 01940 781-592-6230

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have used for several years-no complaints - Jan 14, 2016

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F & W Pest Control

801 Water St #201
Framingham, MA 01701 508-872-3256

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