DATE POSTED: December 22, 2016
It's that time of year again, when we start to think about wants, what you children want for Christmas, what you want to get for family and friends, and let's face it, we often think about the things that we want as well. It's Christmas time and we all want to see the look on our children's faces as they open that special gift they have been waiting patiently to receive. Yes, it's the most…
DATE POSTED: December 15, 2016
Sparkling Christmas lights all around town, bells jingling when toy store doors are opened, and smiling shoppers rushing home with their treasures! Ahh, it's the holiday season again. It is a time for helping out at the local soup kitchen, a time for helping out a family in need, and a time for letting rodents into your nice, warm home for the cold winter months. Wait a minute! You may believe in…
DATE POSTED: November 21, 2016
I grew up right here in Maine on a farm in Aroostook County before settling down in a more populated area of our state as an adult. I remember every year when the weather would start to get colder my grandfather headed out to the barn with a fist full of mouse traps and a bag of mothballs to help combat the hordes of mice that always seemed to be trying to get in. Mothballs were thrown under the…
DATE POSTED: September 30, 2016
It's that time of year again here in South Portland, when the mercury dips down at night into the forties or fifties, and furry critters, like cute little mice, begin to feel the cold. Their fur coats may protect them from the nip in the air but, just like humans, they would rather be somewhere nice and cozy warm. And that cozy warm place might just be your home, if you aren't prepared.
DATE POSTED: August 31, 2016
Living in Maine, fall is one of the best seasons to experience. The bright foliage on the trees, crisp mornings, cozy scarves, corn mazes, and apple picking are just a few highlights of the cooler months for Maine residents. There’s a change in weather, change in your wardrobe, but there are also some changes that may be in your home, including pests. Maine is a great state, and with the…
DATE POSTED: April 27, 2016
When you think of dangerous insects or animals, you may be tempted to think that Maine lucked out, since we don't have any deadly spiders or poisonous snakes to speak of. Sure, there is the Maine black bear, which you probably wouldn't want to run into on a forest trail, but as for creatures found in or around our Maine homes, there aren't any that are particularly dangerous. Or are there?