DATE POSTED: October 29, 2020
With so many online solutions touted as fool-proof methods for rodent removal, and with easy access to rat traps and bait, many people mistakenly think that a rodent problem is one they can handle on their own. For responsible property owners, though, the best and safest route is to turn to the professionals.
DATE POSTED: April 30, 2019
Mosquito season is on its way. The typical season for mosquitoes is June to October, but at Big Blue Bug we know that these pests don’t always follow a strict schedule. Now that spring has sprung, we should be prepared for their arrival, whenever that may be.
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: April 25, 2019
One nice thing about living in Maine is that we don’t have to deal with a lot of the pests that are found in other parts of the world. One pest we do have in common with other areas is ants.
DATE POSTED: April 19, 2019
You may not realize it, but cockroaches are a year-round problem here in Portland. Although they can’t survive the coldest temperatures Maine experiences, if they find a warm place to overwinter, they can survive. However, cockroaches thrive when the weather is hot, which means they will soon be at their most active. It’s important to prepare yourself now to keep summer cockroaches out…
DATE POSTED: March 26, 2019
When spring is arriving, we would all rather ignore the fact that spring weather also means spring pests. However, with as many issues pests can bring to homes, it is not wise to ignore the pest problems you might face when the temperatures begin to get warmer. It is important to understand and be aware of the problems and nuisance factors spring pests can bring this year, and what you can do to…