DATE POSTED: January 11, 2019
You are used to seeing ants scurrying around your patio or driveway, ant hills protruding out of your grass, and even ants who’ve made their way into your home marching in a trail toward your pantry in warm months. Seeing ants in your home in New England in the winter could signal a serious problem, though.
DATE POSTED: July 6, 2018
In New England, ant populations peak during the summer. That's why the summer months are the best time of year to learn about ants and take measures to keep them under control around our New England homes.
DATE POSTED: June 20, 2018
In the great State of Maine, we have a nice long break from pests during the cold winter months but, without fail, those pests come back when the weather warms up. From black flies and mosquitoes to spiders and house flies, they all come back year after year to plague us. In this article, we are going to look at the common ants that infiltrate our South Portland properties, the problems they…
DATE POSTED: March 14, 2018
It’s just about that time of the year when all kinds of pests start crawling out of the woodwork (quite literally in some situations). All of those annoying bugs have been missing-in-action since winter began, but don't celebrate just yet. Ant season, in particular, is rapidly approaching, and soon residents of Attleboro will be seeing a lot more of those annoying, destructive pests. Why…
DATE POSTED: December 28, 2016
New Englanders truly have a love/hate relationship with Old Man Winter. The skiing is great, the snow is beautiful, and the temperatures are not. There is a saying; the only two seasons in New England are preparing for winter and winter. That’s true for pests as well. As homeowners all over the area are ordering home heating oil and stacking wood, pests like carpenter ants are finding a safe…
DATE POSTED: October 17, 2016
There are more than 600 species of ants crawling around the United States, but if you have large black ants in your Massachusetts home – chances are good you have carpenter ants. Despite the name, these crawling social insects do not actually eat wood (or build anything with it!) but they are able to chew their way through wood to get to where they’re going, damaging furniture and…