Big Blue Bug Solutions, formerly known as New England Pest Control, has been providing pest control services to Barrington, RI for over 80 years. Big Blue Bug is widely known throughout New England by the iconic 4,000 pound steel termite, lovingly named Nibbles Woodaway, which is located on the roof and highly visible from I-95. Having been in business since 1935, we have established the most comprehensive pest control services available in New England. If your home or business is in need of an exterminator in Barrington, RI, contact Big Blue Bug Solutions today.
Termite Control Barrington
Although Big Blue Bug Solutions is well known due to the massive termite on top of the building, we understand the damage termites cause and have developed termite control programs to get rid of termites effectively. Termites cause billions of dollars in damage on an annual basis and are the most destructive pest in Barrington. They are most dangerous because of their ability to go unnoticed while eating away at the structure of a building from the inside out. There are several signs of termite activity to watch for, including:
Mud tubes along foundation
Warped or sagging windows and floors
Discarded wings or swarming termites
Damaged wood that is hollowed out along the grain
If you have noticed any of these signs of termite activity around your Barrington home or business, it is important to contact a professional termite exterminator immediately. At Big Blue Bug Solutions, we offer both residential commercial termite control programs designed to eliminate termites.
Pest Control For Businesses In Barrington
A single sighting of just one pest, such as a cockroach or rodent, can severely impact the reputation of any company. At Big Blue Bug, we understand how important it is to maintain a clean reputation and we have developed a commercial pest control program that uses an integrated pest management approach to effectively get rid of pests. This commercial pest control program is completely customizable to fit the specific needs of your business and covers many pests, including:
To schedule an inspection of your Barrington facility, or to discuss the commercial pest control options available, contact Big Blue Bug Solutions.
Home Pest Control Barrington RI
Barrington, RI, is home to a vast number of common home invading pests. At Big Blue Bug Solutions, we offer a home pest control plan designed to eliminate pests, including:
Stinging insects and many more
This residential pest control program is a yearly service designed to keep your home pest-free year round. The plan includes an initial inspection and treatment of your home, three seasonal services and free emergency service. No matter what your pest problem is, the experts at Big Blue Bug have the answer. If your Barrington home is host to ants, rodents or any other pest, contact us today.
Carpenter Ant Control In Barrington
Carpenter ants are a large type of ant measuring up to 1/2 an inch long and can be colored red, black, or a combination of red and black. They are very common throughout Barrington and the surrounding areas and are of high concern due to the destruction they can cause to the structure of a building. Carpenter ants generally live in nests around your home, but will often make their way indoors in search of food and water. Big Blue Bug offers carpenter ant treatments to protect your home from these wood destroying insects. Our carpenter ant program includes:
A thorough inspection and recommendations to prevent carpenter ants
A customized plan to eliminate current infestations
A one year carpenter ant warranty
If you have noticed these large, black ants in or around your home, do not hesitate! Contact Big Blue Bug Solutions today.
How To Keep Mosquitoes & Ticks Off Your Barrington Lawn
Mosquitoes and ticks are common summer pests, becoming active when it's warm and infesting Barrington lawns for shade and moisture. They can spread various illnesses to residents, making them more than nuisances.
Most mosquitoes are harmless, with few causing medical problems. Ticks can be more troublesome because they all carry diseases. While mosquitoes bite and fly away, ticks hitch rides into homes on dogs or cats and bite people and pets when they get inside.
These pests use the shade in yards to shield themselves from the sun and require moisture to survive, so they infest yards with tall grass and standing water. Knowing these facts, there are ways to avoid mosquito and tick infestations. Some mosquito and tick prevention tips for your Barrington lawn include:
- Avoid standing water
- Reduce vegetation
- Mow your grass regularly
- Install fencing around your property
While preventing mosquitoes and ticks from your yard is the best way to avoid bites, you’ll need professional help to find and remove them on your property. At Big Blue Bug Solutions, we’ll identify the mosquitoes and ticks in your yard and combine control products to reduce their numbers by 90%.
We can provide one-time treatments for your special event or recurring services, and we treat between May and October when these pests are most active. Call us today to get mosquitoes and ticks off your Barrington lawn.
How Insulation Can Stop Pest Problems In Barrington
Insulation is essential for buildings, lining attics and walls. This material prevents air from entering or escaping your home, improving the effectiveness of your heating and cooling. Protecting your HVAC system is the primary purpose of insulation, but there are other benefits.
While some pests enter buildings through cracks or gaps in your exterior, others access your home through your roof. Regardless of how they enter, they tear through your insulation to reach your interior. Strong insulation provides extra security for your home or business.
TAP (Thermal Acoustical Pest Control) insulation is the most effective product to stop pests from invading your home. The installation includes strong paper and borate that attaches to potential intruders. They ingest the material, which interrupts the digestion process and causes them to starve. In addition to eliminating pests, installing TAP insulation provides other benefits for your building, including:
- Reduces energy bills
- Prevents sound from entering
- Minimizes your carbon footprint
Big Blue Bug Solutions can provide TAP insulation installation for your home, enabling you to experience these benefits. While installing your insulation, we can check for other pests. Call us to gain the benefits of TAP insulation in your Barrington home.
Who To Call For Wildlife Problems In Barrington
Various wild animals live near Barrington residents, invading properties for food, water, or shelter. But they might also infest if urban development or predators push them from their natural habitat. Structures that provide food, water, and safety are the ideal places for them to reside.
The most common types of wildlife around Barrington properties are raccoons, opossums, and skunks. These species have different habits but can cause similar problems for residents. Some of the issues these pests can cause on your Barrington property include the following:
- Damage your property
- Spread illnesses to people
- Carry other animals onto your property
Removing food and water from outside and constructing a fence around your property can help to prevent infestations, but they still might look to enter your home for safety. When these pests get into your yard, wildlife control professionals can help.
At Big Blue Bug Solutions, we’ll inspect your property to identify the intruders. Every infestation is unique, so we customize our treatments for your situation. Methods we might use include live trapping and exclusion, catch-and-release, and habitat modification.
Wild animals can be problematic when they invade Barrington yards. Contact us to get wildlife away from your property.
How To Prevent Bed Bugs Getting Into Your Barrington Home
While most pests invade homes through gaps in your exterior, residents carry in bed bugs. They hitch rides by climbing into bags, suitcases, and purses to travel with you, infesting your residence when you get home.
Once they invade your house, bed bugs will spread to other rooms, infesting areas where people rest. They’re hard to spot and remove, so preventing an infestation is the best way to avoid their bites. Some tips to keep bed bugs out of your Barrington home include:
- Search your hotel rooms
- Keep possessions off of public floors
- Vacuum bags or luggage when returning from a trip
- Inspect second-hand items before carrying them inside
Bed bugs are tiny and excellent hiders, enabling them to infest homes without your knowledge. Once they’re inside, you’ll need the professionals to get rid of bed bugs. At Big Blue Bug Solutions, we’ll inspect your home to find these pests and use the best techniques to remove them. We can also provide tips on how to avoid future infestations.
Finding bed bugs in your home is disturbing, but we can help. Call us if you need to get bed bugs out of your house.
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