DATE POSTED: January 22, 2020
One of the most formidable pests in Southern Maine is the Norway rat. It is a robust rodent that can live in the ground in your yard or in secluded areas within your home. It can make it through the cold Maine winters. And it can cause many problems. Here are some important facts you should know about these common rats.
DATE POSTED: January 13, 2020
You don't have to worry about rodents in winter, right? They're all tucked away in their holes, sleeping the winter away in hibernation, aren't they? We have some bad news for you. Rodents don't hibernate.
DATE POSTED: December 6, 2019
Rats live everywhere, from cozy neighborhoods in California to small desert towns in Egypt, and even right here in Worcester. Some call them pets, others call them pests. One of the deadliest diseases in history, the Bubonic plague, is widely thought to have been carried by rats. You don’t want wild rats running amuck inside your home.
DATE POSTED: November 25, 2019
As the last leaves of fall reach the barren ground, mice are looking for a warm, sheltered place to avoid the chill of winter. Your home might just be the perfect hiding spot for mice to seek refuge this season. Not only does your South Portland home offer shelter from the cold, but it also could provide easy access to food sources.
DATE POSTED: October 25, 2019
Winters in New England can be incredibly cold. In Southern Maine, the weather can drop overnight. Suddenly the long afternoon walks through changing leaves turns into movie marathons under a blanket. As we humans start to retreat into the warmth of our homes, so do common pests, especially mice.
DATE POSTED: January 9, 2019
There is nothing worse than discovering you have a rodent infestation. There are many common warning signs that rodents leave when they’ve infiltrated your New England home, it is important that you understand and can recognize the signs.