DATE POSTED: March 27, 2020
The blow fly, also referred to as the bottle fly, is a pretty fly, as flies go. But don't let the pretty, metallic color dazzle you into thinking that these flies are good to have around. Blow flies are dirty insects. Here are a few things you should know about them.
DATE POSTED: December 23, 2019
It’s a misconception that pests only come around in the warm spring and summer months. Many of them are year-round nuisances that must be routinely managed. Most people wouldn’t expect to see flies buzzing around their kitchen in December when temperatures in South Portland can drop below 15º, but flies are actually a common winter pest.
DATE POSTED: May 7, 2019
Summer arrives and with it comes flies. Fortunately, you can take precautions and avoid the mistakes that attract flies to your Worcester kitchen. Flies aren’t just a nuisance, they are a health risk and you want to do all you can to keep your home free from these pests.
DATE POSTED: April 29, 2019
If you’ve ever sat down to eat dinner only to have a fly repeatedly land on your plate, you understand how annoying house flies can be. They are not content to stay out of your way. Instead, they like to buzz around your head, land on your food, walk across your counters, and dash off the second you try to squish them.
DATE POSTED: September 7, 2018
We often think of flies as nothing more than annoying pests. Somehow they get into our New England homes, buzz around our heads, show up when we’re eating dinner, and are nearly impossible to squash. Because they’re such nuisances, it is easy to forget that, in certain circumstances, they can be more than a simple annoyance; they can be harmful.