DATE POSTED: January 28, 2020
If you see a spider in your home this winter, you might be tempted to think that it got into your home to find shelter from the cold. Would you be surprised if we told you that spiders don't have to hide from the cold, that they are born with a natural antifreeze that protects them from freezing to death? It true! Spiders can survive temperatures below freezing. They don't have to hide in your…
DATE POSTED: October 11, 2019
House spiders are small and are common web-weaving spiders. Most of the time, their webs around our house are more annoying than the spiders themselves. However, having house spiders can be a sign that you have problems with other pests in your Worcester home.
DATE POSTED: August 20, 2019
The increase in other insect activity in the late summer and early fall can attract spiders and contribute to their increase in numbers. There are other factors that can attract spiders as well as mistakes that homeowners make that also invite spiders in. If you are suddenly plagued with a spider problem in your New England home in late summer, it’s time to call Big Blue Bug Solutions.
DATE POSTED: June 26, 2019
Having spiders in a home is something no one wants to deal with. While it’s fine when they stay outside and keep other pest populations down, they become a nuisance when they get inside. The following are common spider threats in Portland, Maine and what you can do about them.
DATE POSTED: April 11, 2019
There are many species of spiders in the world, about 40,000! That may not be your most favorite fact to learn, but the good news is that we live in an area that doesn’t include all of those species. In fact, we’ve narrowed down the most common spiders we see enter New England homes to just three.
DATE POSTED: February 20, 2019
Did you know that spiders have a built-in antifreeze-like substance that aids them in surviving the colder months? In fact, the only thing that happens to spiders when the colder weather of winter hits is that they slow down and, eventually, if it gets cold enough, go dormant. This means that whether it is 90 degrees or zero, spiders are alive and well and are most likely searching for their…