DATE POSTED: September 27, 2019
These little pests are like a ticking time bomb ready to go off. They are carried onto properties on wildlife passing through your yard. There, they lay in wait and search for a food source—which is an animal or human. Ticks need blood to survive and to transition through their complete growth cycle.
DATE POSTED: August 28, 2019
Every year when summer begins to turn into fall, ticks can become a major issue for homeowners. But it can be easy to let down our guard and stop checking for ticks, under the false assumption that ticks are becoming less active as the weather cools down. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Now is the time of year when ticks become most active as they reach their highest population…
DATE POSTED: July 11, 2019
We are deep in the heart of tick season here in New England. Unfortunately, we live in one of the most heavily infested areas of ticks in the country. There is no need to hibernate all summer, though. There are preventions steps you can take before ticks invade your yard and measures you can take before being active outside to prevent ticks.
DATE POSTED: May 23, 2019
Summer is just a few weeks away, and if you’ve lived here in South Portland long enough, you’re probably well aware of what pest problems are brought with the more tolerable summer temperatures. Tick season has already begun, but for many South Portland residents, their tick problems are just getting started.
DATE POSTED: April 23, 2019
In New England, we embrace all of our seasons, but there’s nothing like the warm weather and seeing the sun melt away the snow. We welcome summer, and want to enjoy the warmth as much as possible. Big Blue Bug Solutions is here to help you do that.
DATE POSTED: December 14, 2018
Ticks are hardy parasites that can cause a variety of illnesses, including Lyme disease. Reports of Lyme disease are on the rise and it is considered the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. Upwards of 20,000 people are diagnosed each year.