DATE POSTED: February 14, 2017
One of the questions that we get asked regularly is whether or not there are bed bugs right here in our own backyard. The short answer is, “Yes”. Here in South Portland the potential for finding bed bugs in your home, hotel room, or even your dorm room is just as likely as anywhere else in the United States.
DATE POSTED: December 6, 2016
Here is a fun trivia question. What is nearly transparent (unless it is filled with blood) and loves to hitch a ride with holiday travelers? If you said a bed bug, you would be half right. The answer is: a bed bug nymph. Here's what you need to know about bed bugs and holiday travel.
DATE POSTED: October 19, 2016
Have you noticed them? They are here in South Portland, Maine, and in every other city across the country. You may have seen them in the seam of your bus seat. They may be hiding in the taxi cab you are trying to hail. They may have crawled onto your pant leg or shoe while you were riding in the plane, or they may have climbed into your purse or computer bag as you sat at the library reading that…
DATE POSTED: July 20, 2016
Bed bugs are a difficult pest to deal with, and they become even more difficult to deal with when multiple people and residences are involved in the extermination process, such as in the case of many rental properties. Having ordinances in place to protect all people involved is very important, and recently in Augusta, Maine, the city’s emergency bed bug ordinance was revised. We believe that…
DATE POSTED: April 26, 2016
If you think it is too cold for bed bugs to live in South Portland Maine, then you don't know bed bugs very well.
DATE POSTED: April 20, 2016
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy once described the four seasons of Canada as, "Almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction." The same can be said of Maine. Although some would find a way to throw black fly season in there as well. Only in Maine could "black fly" be a season. But spring has sprung and we Mainers take full advantage of this time of year when the snow is behind us and the…