DATE POSTED: May 11, 2020
What’s that bug with a thousand legs? Many people would have a hard time telling you the difference between millipedes and centipedes. They are long bugs with several pairs of legs. The details may not seem as important as getting them out of your house. However, knowing whether you’re dealing with millipedes or centipedes can make a difference in prevention.
DATE POSTED: March 11, 2020
While springtime can bring a lot of exciting activities and a relief from the cold, it can also bring pests. It won't be long before you start noticing bugs around such as mosquitos, ants, ticks, and more. While pests can be a problem year-round, there are certain pests that are more common in the spring.
DATE POSTED: January 6, 2020
Many pests can find their way into stored food and spoil the valuable non-perishables you have in stock. From flour to other cooking materials to snacks, your pantry may not be safe from pests. And since winter is rapidly approaching the Worcester area, you have the additional problem of pests coming in from the cold.
DATE POSTED: July 29, 2019
Finding the larvae of Indian meal moths or saw-toothed grain beetles in your favorite cereal probably isn't on your summer agenda. Despite what you want, however, this is a scenario that happens in South Portland homes every year. These disgusting insects are not known to cause health issues or spread bacteria. But adult pantry pests lay their eggs in food items which can contaminate entire…
DATE POSTED: February 19, 2019
Many insects disappear during our cold Maine winters. Stinging insects, such as hornets, die off when the temperatures drop. Mosquitoes hibernate. But what about ants?
DATE POSTED: October 20, 2017
There are some who joke and say that we have four seasons here in Maine: almost winter, winter, still winter, and road construction, but that's not true. Summer in Maine is filled with trips to the lake, mountain hikes, baseball games, trips down the white water rapids, and other outdoor fun. Fall is also filled with outdoor fun. Sure, it's getting colder, but the leaves are turning, and there is…