DATE POSTED: December 21, 2018
As the weather in Maine continues to plummet, we may be under the false impression that we no longer have to worry about pests, after all, they have all died off, right? Many are actually still active and looking for food or a warm place to hide
DATE POSTED: December 19, 2018
Rodents are a definite concern in Maine year-round, but these concerns can multiply during the winter. When temperatures fall, rodents start to invade homes in Maine seeking warmth, shelter, food, and a place to build a nest where they can raise their young. Your home is ideal, but you don't want these little guys taking up residence with you.
DATE POSTED: December 17, 2018
If you have seen carpenter ants, or even a small sign of their existence inside your New England home, you need to take action right away. Just because the temperature is dropping, that doesn’t mean that these pests will go away anytime soon.
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.
DATE POSTED: December 12, 2018
Squirrels can wake you up in the middle of the night scratching and scurrying throughout your attic, walls, and crawl spaces. Sometimes it sounds like they are going to burst through the wall or fall through the ceiling onto your bed.
DATE POSTED: December 10, 2018
There are a variety of spiders all over New England. When the weather cools down, it is inevitable that they will get want to get indoors. Not only is it more comfortable for them, but the insects that they find delectable will also be pushed indoors.