DATE POSTED: April 30, 2019
Mosquito season is on its way. The typical season for mosquitoes is June to October, but at Big Blue Bug we know that these pests don’t always follow a strict schedule. Now that spring has sprung, we should be prepared for their arrival, whenever that may be.
DATE POSTED: April 29, 2019
If you’ve ever sat down to eat dinner only to have a fly repeatedly land on your plate, you understand how annoying house flies can be. They are not content to stay out of your way. Instead, they like to buzz around your head, land on your food, walk across your counters, and dash off the second you try to squish them.
DATE POSTED: April 25, 2019
One nice thing about living in Maine is that we don’t have to deal with a lot of the pests that are found in other parts of the world. One pest we do have in common with other areas is ants.
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: April 19, 2019
You may not realize it, but cockroaches are a year-round problem here in Portland. Although they can’t survive the coldest temperatures Maine experiences, if they find a warm place to overwinter, they can survive. However, cockroaches thrive when the weather is hot, which means they will soon be at their most active. It’s important to prepare yourself now to keep summer cockroaches out…
DATE POSTED: April 17, 2019
When you look at a blown-up picture of fleas, you'll notice their hind legs. The length and strength of these legs make fleas capable of jumping 150 times their own height! Imagine if humans could jump 150 times their own height. Since fleas are only about 2 to 3 mm long, the distance still seems small to us, but it’s all they need to get by.