DATE POSTED: February 20, 2019
Did you know that spiders have a built-in antifreeze-like substance that aids them in surviving the colder months? In fact, the only thing that happens to spiders when the colder weather of winter hits is that they slow down and, eventually, if it gets cold enough, go dormant. This means that whether it is 90 degrees or zero, spiders are alive and well and are most likely searching for their…
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: January 31, 2019
There is nothing worse than preparing for a day of cooking and baking, only to find bugs hidden in the food that has been stored in your kitchen or pantry.
DATE POSTED: January 24, 2019
The cold weather in Maine is widely known to cause an increase in rodent activity inside homes. It can also drive raccoons to invade properties, outbuildings, and homes. Raccoons inside homes can be devastating, and cause a plethora of health problems, as well.
DATE POSTED: January 22, 2019
Some people love rats. They keep them as pets and marvel at how smart and cute they are. While we could probably all agree that they’re smart, rats don’t typically have the greatest reputation. Most people would admit that they’d rather not encounter one if given the choice. The good news is that you do have a choice, especially when it comes to your home.
DATE POSTED: December 28, 2018
How often do you see pests around your home? Really think about it. How many flies are buzzing about? Are you able to have a picnic outside in the summer without ants, wasps, or other critters joining the party? Are you trying to ignore your pests, or do they bother you on a daily basis? Either way, we are certain if you were to wake up tomorrow with those pests gone, your quality of life would…