DATE POSTED: August 9, 2016
Have you ever had someone ask you, "What's bugging you?" The word bug is synonymous with the word annoy. And for good reason, bugs are annoying--some more than others! Yes, while some bugs are merely annoying, others, such as fleas, can be downright maddening.
DATE POSTED: July 29, 2016
Goodwill comes in many forms. Many companies build goodwill by showing how they give back to their community. They will announce that they donate a portion of their proceeds to cure cancer, or that they help to spay and neuter the pet population (yes, we did just make a Price is a Right reference). Successful businesses know that goodwill directly affects revenue.
DATE POSTED: July 22, 2016
Flies! That’s such a huge topic. Did you know that there are well over 120,000 species of fly worldwide? And some estimates say that number is probably much, much higher. Flies come in all shapes and sizes too. Some are large like the horse fly and some are tiny like the fruit fly. Some are so common that we hardly even notice when they are buzzing around, like the house fly; and some are very…
DATE POSTED: June 15, 2016
It can be disturbing to find winged ants crawling around on the inside of your windows in spring, especially if they are big and black. Large black ants with wings look a lot like wasps. The good news is that they don't sting. But we have some bad news too, news that is directly connected to why you're seeing flying ants inside your home.
DATE POSTED: June 13, 2016
Most of us love wildlife. If we didn't, there wouldn't be zoos. But when wild animals come onto our property, they can cause real issues. Here in Rhode Island, these are four animals you're likely to see.
DATE POSTED: June 8, 2016
What? How could a warm winter be anything but good? Well, besides making things tough on the ski industry, it also has an adverse effect on illness throughout the Northeast. While low oil prices and a mild winter can do a lot to lower your energy bills, it also has a positive effect on the tick population. Here is how mild winters cause higher tick populations, and what you need to know to protect…