DATE POSTED: February 22, 2017
Voles are little rodents that resemble mice. If you don’t know them by their ‘vole’ name, you certainly know them as field mice or meadow mice. You rarely hear about voles because they are often lumped into the mice category, or they are not considered a nuisance in and around your home. Assuming voles are harmless can be costly. Here is what you need to know about voles.
DATE POSTED: January 20, 2017
When we think of fires, rarely do mice and other critters come to mind. Sure, mice sneak into cabinets, scurry across the floor at night, and hide in the walls, but they can’t really be a fire threat, can they? The answer is ‘Yes.’ Mice are more than annoyances and hazards to your health; they are a fire threat to your home, apartment, and business, too. Learn more about mice – the unknown…
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.