DATE POSTED: May 24, 2017
Fleas! Need we say more? These insects need no description. You know what they look like and you know what issues they cause when they get into our homes. But what you may not know is how to keep them out. Here are some tips. Some you'll know. Others may surprise you.
DATE POSTED: May 19, 2017
One of the most formidable summer pests has got to be the tick. These parasitic bugs are found all over New England feasting on our pets and, all too frequently, on us from spring right through the fall. Ticks are typically found in wooded areas, in overgrown areas, in bushes, and in fields. Essentially, this means ticks can be just about everywhere in our area. This year, thanks to a relatively…
DATE POSTED: April 10, 2017
Okay. Let's be honest. We're okay with anything that has two legs--for the most part. Four legs is fine too. In fact, some of us probably prefer things with four legs, especially if it is domesticated and sleeps at the foot of our bed. Six legs, yeah, not so much. Definitely not if those six legs allow the critter to climb the wall and run across the ceiling at full speed--that's right…
DATE POSTED: February 20, 2017
Not unless you consider "curling up into a tight pinwheel," dangerous. These skittish little critters coil tightly in response to danger. They don't attack. Millipedes are also herbivores. That means they eat vegetation. They have no interest in biting humans; they don't have venom; and they are not known to spread infectious diseases, harmful bacteria, or parasites to humans. Some species of…
DATE POSTED: January 24, 2017
The plumbing in your restaurant is critical to your business operations. Over time, organic waste and mineral deposits can accumulate inside your pipes, causing water flow to decrease. This moist area full of grease and fats and whatever else finds its way into your plumbing is the ideal breeding ground for insects and commercial pests and causes sanitation problems for your business. Professional…
DATE POSTED: January 9, 2017
The team here at Big Blue Bug Solutions was working hard through the holiday season. Bugs and wildlife do not take a holiday, and neither can we. But that didn't stop us from taking a short break to have a fun Car Pooling Sing-along with Ben DeCastro and some friends here in Rhode Island.