DATE POSTED: September 23, 2019
While there are numerous ant species, homeowners in South Portland, ME want to avoid getting carpenter ants because they can cause severe structural damage to your home. Do you know what a carpenter ant looks like? Carpenter ants are bigger than other ants you may find crawling around your home or property. They can range in length from 1/4 to 1/2 an inch. Carpenter ants have a single…
DATE POSTED: August 6, 2019
One of the bonuses of living in Maine is not needing to worry about termites. However, we do need to worry about other wood-destroying insects, such as carpenter bees and carpenter ants. Both pests can cause significant damage to South Portland homes. It’s always a good idea to take precautions against any pest that can cause structural damage to your home, and carpenter ants are no…
DATE POSTED: May 14, 2019
If you’ve lived in the area long enough, there’s no doubt that you or someone you know has had the misfortune of a pest invasion at one point or another. With the spring weather we’ve been getting, it’s no surprise that many homeowners are dealing with all the pest pressures that the warmer temperatures encourage.
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: December 17, 2018
If you have seen carpenter ants, or even a small sign of their existence inside your New England home, you need to take action right away. Just because the temperature is dropping, that doesn’t mean that these pests will go away anytime soon.
DATE POSTED: November 30, 2018
You may be wondering if carpenter ants could still be active inside your Maine home this fall. The simple answer is yes. Carpenter ants, if established in a warm residence, can keep working and causing damage to your South Portland home all winter.