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Pest Control Services in South End Boston, MA


The South End is one of Boston’s hidden gems thanks to its gorgeous architecture and proximity to nightlife. It’s a perfect home for young professionals and growing families. The South End is bordered by Back Bay, Chinatown, and Roxbury, and it features over 300 acres of grand Victorian houses and 11 residential parks. 

But before the South End became a beloved Boston neighborhood, it was initially a plot of marshlands. The city underwent a major landfill project to construct more space for residential homes in the 1840s, and South End officially became a neighborhood once its construction was completed in 1849. 

In 1973, as the South End quickly became one of Boston’s most highly coveted neighborhoods, it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Today, it’s still a melting pot with middle-class families, professionals, students, and dozens of ethnic communities.

However, because of its roots as marshland and all the older homes, residents are all too familiar with the unwanted pests that come with the territory.  Outsiders are often surprised to learn about the prevalence of termites in this area.


Like any New England coastal neighborhood, the South End of Boston is not immune to annoying pests like termites, rodents, and cockroaches and other insects.

Luckily, Greenhow Pest Control knows exactly what to do. While using green-certified methods, Greenhow can identify and treat any pest infestation safely and with ease.

  • Pest Control

    Whether it’s spiders, centipedes, house crickets, or the common ant, no one wants bugs or other critters in their home. Insects like these come inside in search of warm shelter and food, and once there are a few, chances are, others will closely follow behind. Unfortunately, combating these infestations can be a challenge.

  • Lawn Care

    If your lawn has dirt patches or yellowing grass, then you know it’s time to do something about your yard. But sometimes, it can be challenging to keep up with the upkeep that lawns require: Between nutrients, soil health, and water intake, lawn care can be time-consuming. Luckily, Greenhow handles all things plant and lawn care.

  • Mosquito & Tick Control

    Mosquitoes and ticks are among the worst backyard nuisances. Ticks hide in tall grass and plants, while mosquitoes are attracted to shady yards with access to water. Properties in the South End are no stranger to these frustrating pests—but dealing with them can become an obsolete task when you get your property treated once per season by the experts at Greenhow.

  • Plant Health Care

    If you’ve noticed beetles or slugs around your garden, then your plants may be paying for their voracious appetite. Yellow, scalloped edges are a tell-tale sign that something is munching on your plants, but to get rid of these pests, you’ll need special care performed by experts.

  • Rodent Control

    Did you know that rodents have two front teeth that never stop growing? They’re called incisors, and they’re the large, oversized teeth that you may have noticed on rats and mice. Unfortunately, because of these ever-growing teeth, rodents need to chew something to keep them down at a safe level — which in some cases can be your home’s structure or wiring.

  • Termite Control

    Termite infestations are among the most expensive pest problems in the United States. Although these tiny insects are attracted to wooden structures like homes, your property doesn’t have to become termite food. There is a way to avoid the risk of damage: Greenhow’s termite control experts can survey your home for any potential populations, eradicate them immediately, and prevent them from returning.


At GreenHow Pest Control we take pride in our work, our professionalism and the level of service we provide. Our strongest advertising is our loyal and satisfied customer. We are not happy until you our customer are and we go the extra mile because we treat you and your family they way we would like to be treated. Listen to what other people have to say! Read about us on review sites like ContactUs Reviews. Check us out on other review sites like Yelp.

What our customers have to say about GreenHow:

Boston Local, Cured My Ant Problem

I have kids and pets so I wanted to avoid the crazy chemicals while still getting rid of the ants that had raided the cat food bowl and then made them selves at home in our bathroom. GreenHow was easy to deal with, prompt, and quickly found the source of my ant problem… and got rid of the ants. They are now my pest control company of choice!
– Michael K., Arlington, MA

I now have a go-to exterminator!

They came out very quickly (one business day from when I called), were thorough in their investigation, and gave us an incredibly reasonable quote for pest control for other “guests” that we have like carpenter ants.  I was very surprised at their low initial and quarterly costs compared to their high level of service and commitment to using natural products.
– Kathy R., Woburn, MA

Great Service - Super Smart.

Sean Grenhow has without doubt the best of business ethics. He came on time.  He was intrepid in finding the problem, did a thorough search, gave me lots of information – and good news- charged me not one penny and left after a good 20-25 minutes.  I recommend him and his extremely knowledgeable service wholeheartedly.
– Alexandra H., Newton, MA

Honest and Smart

…the best experience of my life in calling an exterminator.  Sean is a great guy.  Honest.  Avoids toxins.  Smart.  GreenHow is what you should want to deal with pests.
– Max, Cambridge, MA