DATE POSTED: May 11, 2016
Do you enjoy seeing cute, furry, little squirrels in your Rhode Island yard? Aren't they just the sweetest little things, with their twitchy tails, and quick movements? And they are fun to watch as they chase each other on trees and down your fence line. But could these cute little critters be bad to have around? Consider the following facts and decide for yourself:
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.