DATE POSTED: February 20, 2019
Did you know that spiders have a built-in antifreeze-like substance that aids them in surviving the colder months? In fact, the only thing that happens to spiders when the colder weather of winter hits is that they slow down and, eventually, if it gets cold enough, go dormant. This means that whether it is 90 degrees or zero, spiders are alive and well and are most likely searching for their…
DATE POSTED: February 19, 2019
Many insects disappear during our cold Maine winters. Stinging insects, such as hornets, die off when the temperatures drop. Mosquitoes hibernate. But what about ants?
DATE POSTED: February 14, 2019
Are you finding silverfish on your bathroom floor? It isn't surprising. Silverfish are a common pest problem in New England, and bathrooms are a commonplace they're seen. But your bathroom is not the only place those insects will hang out.
DATE POSTED: February 12, 2019
When you hear “wood-destroying” insect, you might think of termites immediately. But they are not the only insects that do a lot of damage to wood. There are other wood-destroying insects too, ones that threaten New England homes every single year.
DATE POSTED: February 8, 2019
You may already be aware that termites are a problem in New England throughout the year. But did you know that a major sign of a termite infestation may appear in spring?
DATE POSTED: February 6, 2019
No one wants to find a cockroach in their home. Cockroaches have developed a pretty bad reputation over the years (for many good reasons that we’ll discuss below) and finding one in your home signals that things are not as they should be
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