DATE POSTED: May 6, 2016
You may have noticed that we had a warmer than usual winter this year. While it is nice to not have to shovel as much snow or pay through the nose for heating costs, there is actually a downside to a warm winter. As it turns out, we're not the only ones who like winter to be warm. Ticks do too. Here's what you need to know.
DATE POSTED: May 4, 2016
You may be hearing that there's a new pest control company on the block and that we're not from around here; but here in South Portland we ARE Mainers.
DATE POSTED: April 30, 2016
The emergence of earwigs, though a sign of spring, is nothing to be excited about.
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?
DATE POSTED: April 26, 2016
If you think it is too cold for bed bugs to live in South Portland Maine, then you don't know bed bugs very well.
DATE POSTED: April 20, 2016
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy once described the four seasons of Canada as, "Almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction." The same can be said of Maine. Although some would find a way to throw black fly season in there as well. Only in Maine could "black fly" be a season. But spring has sprung and we Mainers take full advantage of this time of year when the snow is behind us and the…