DATE POSTED: August 7, 2013
It’s been raining. In Massachusetts, Rhode Island and throughout our service area, we’ve had an exceptionally rainy summer. In June, rainfall amounts in Providence were in the top 5 rainiest Junes on record! Besides keeping you indoors and helping your garden grow, an especially rainy summer can bring about a different type of pest into your RI, MA, or CT…
DATE POSTED: July 26, 2013
When families travel in the summer, so do bed bugs. These tiny little bugs and their eggs will easily attach themselves to your luggage and clothing and hitch a ride right back home with you at the end of your travels. The good news about bed bugs is that the pros at Big Blue Bug Solutions have seen it all; we know how to deal with any size bed bug problem and can eliminate these pests for you…
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.