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: June 24, 2019
Once you’ve discovered your home or your pet has fleas, you’re probably asking yourself, “How did this happen?”
DATE POSTED: June 21, 2019
Most species of ants eat a lot of food in the autumn to carry them over through hibernation in the winter. Now it’s summer and here come the ants again: carpenter ants, odorous house ants, pavement ants, pharaoh ants and thief ants. They’re at their peak this time of year in Maine, invading South Portland homes and properties.
DATE POSTED: June 19, 2019
With summer comes the inevitable presence of bugs. Indian meal moths and grain beetles can infest New England kitchens and pantries. This can happen because of moisture getting into food products, bird seed sitting around too long, or you might even be bringing them home from the grocery store.
DATE POSTED: June 17, 2019
Everyone is busy and ready to enjoy all the fun that summer brings with the warmer temperatures. But we’re not the only ones out enjoying the warm weather. While you sit on your back porch, enjoying a refreshing drink and perhaps some barbecue, pests threaten to invade your fun festivities. They can be a nuisance in more ways than just buzzing around being irritating you and your family or…
DATE POSTED: June 14, 2019
You stop dead in your tracks. On your wall (probably staring back at you but you don't know because you can't see any eyes) is a big centipede. How do you respond? With fear? With revulsion? Do you get someone to kill it or do you dispose of it yourself with a wad of toilet paper or paper towel? We all respond differently to the presence of gross bugs. But once the threat has been eliminated, a…