DATE POSTED: October 3, 2013
At Big Blue Bug, our customer service representatives get a lot of calls from concerned folks about pests inside their homes. One of the most common questions we receive is “does it bite?!” If you have insects inside your home, the question on whether or not they bite may be one of your biggest worries, especially if you have young children.
DATE POSTED: September 11, 2013
People are having problems with spiders all over New England. We regularly get calls from folks that are seeing more than their fair share of spiders inside their homes. Luckily there aren’t any poisonous spiders in Rhode Island, but every once in awhile black widow and brown recluse spiders have been brought into the state by travelers. Typically the spiders in Rhode Island that we deal…
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…