DATE POSTED: July 15, 2013
In Worcester, Providence and other New England communities we know summer has arrived when the mosquitoes start biting. In fact, we joke that there’s a fifth season in our region – mosquito season! Unfortunately when mosquitoes are dive-bombing at our heads and putting a damper on our outdoor fun, there’s nothing funny about it.
DATE POSTED: July 10, 2013
Did you get too much sun over the holiday weekend? Maybe you forgot to apply sunscreen as often as you should have and your skin is red and itchy. Or maybe you forgot the bug spray and your skin is itchy from too many bug bites. Or maybe none of these situations is true and maybe, possibly, you have flea bites?! Wait; what? You thought those were only something Fido and Fluffy got? Nope- not…
DATE POSTED: June 10, 2013
Ticks are active once again and that means it is time for residents in Worcester and Massachusetts as well as in Rhode Island to gear up for what many call tick season. Deer ticks in Worcester, also known as black-legged ticks are known carriers of Lyme disease. Last year there were high numbers of cases of Lyme disease infecting people throughout New England so this year, we want to encourage…
DATE POSTED: May 9, 2013
Have you heard about carpenter bees? Similar to carpenter ants, carpenter bees will bore holes into your home to create a nest for their growing family. The professionals at Big Blue Bug Solutions explain the damages caused by carpenter bees, as well as a few preventative options for you to consider.
DATE POSTED: March 8, 2013
While the ground may still have a snow cover, the days are slowly beginning to warm up in Worcester and surrounding New England areas. What this means, aside from that much-needed sunlight, is that ants are going to start appearing around the home and property. While you may think that a few ants here and there are no big deal, we are here to remind you that foraging ants are sign that an ant…
DATE POSTED: February 14, 2013
There are a lot of vacations coming up for kids in school - spring break for college students and a winter and spring vacation for most high schoolers and elementary students. And if you are like many New England families, your child’s vacation means it’s time to get away to a warmer place! But before you toss the flip flops in the bag and jump onto the plane, make sure that you are…