DATE POSTED: June 25, 2018
June is here, and with it comes the warm summer weather. After a long winter (and spring), the residents of South Portland definitely won’t protest some beautiful sunshine and nice weather. However, it is important for residents of South Portland to know that with the warmer weather comes a multitude of pest threat, one of the greatest being ticks.
DATE POSTED: June 12, 2018
Tick season is officially underway and it is around this time of year that we start seeing more and more of them in our yard. As homeowners, we would do just about everything we can to try to avoid them. It’s simple…the more you know about ticks, the better chance you have of avoiding and detecting them.
DATE POSTED: May 18, 2018
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month throughout our nation. It is an awareness campaign devoted to promoting Lyme disease awareness and the prevention of this debilitating disease. Lyme disease awareness is very important since there has been a rapidly growing number of reported cases of Lyme disease each year in our country. During the month of May, we can help to educate everyone, both young and…
DATE POSTED: March 23, 2018
Spring is finally coming. We’ve been waiting all winter long, daydreaming about warmer days. Spring is the time of year when we get to start enjoying our backyard again. We can enjoy having BBQ’s, playing fun games with our family, and so much more. Unfortunately, warm weather won’t be the only thing returning—ticks will be making their return to your backyard as…
DATE POSTED: November 7, 2017
While tiny in size, ticks, and other pests can pose significant dangers to humans and our pets. Understanding the dangers associated with insects and ticks can help you understand the importance of being on the lookout for them. Understanding the dangers will also encourage us to take steps to avoid contact with them.
DATE POSTED: August 15, 2017
We don't know if you've noticed or not but mosquitoes and ticks are quite plentiful here in New England. And, while we're tough enough to endure a few dozen itchy welts, and the occasional discovery of a tick sucking out our blood, these pests can actually transmit some pretty serious diseases. That is why it is important to have mosquito and tick control for our yards. Here's how (and why) it…