DATE POSTED: November 25, 2019
As the last leaves of fall reach the barren ground, mice are looking for a warm, sheltered place to avoid the chill of winter. Your home might just be the perfect hiding spot for mice to seek refuge this season. Not only does your South Portland home offer shelter from the cold, but it also could provide easy access to food sources.
DATE POSTED: November 22, 2019
During winter, other rodents may try to seek shelter in homes, but not voles. Voles don’t hibernate. They remain active outdoors year-round. Fallen snow hides their underground activity, although, in winter, you might spot vole “runways” between two burrows where the grass is wilted or snow has been walked on.
DATE POSTED: November 20, 2019
Raccoons are a common pest problem in many rural areas. Sometimes, these wildlife animals invade New England properties because they have become reliant on humans for food. Raccoons are omnivores, which means they eat a combination of meat and plants. In the wild, raccoons may eat berries, frogs, slugs, fish, snails, vegetables and seeds. However, raccoons living in rural areas will feed on…
DATE POSTED: November 15, 2019
Termite infestations are Providence property owners’ worst nightmare. These destructive insects typically invade during early spring and summer, when mature colonies send out winged reproductives to create satellite colonies nearby.
DATE POSTED: November 13, 2019
As it gets cooler here in Providence, many different kinds of pests begin to make their way into warmer, safer environments. This could mean your shed, garage, basement, and attic will be invaded by a number of destructive and/or dangerous Rhode Island pests.
DATE POSTED: November 11, 2019
The real problem that millipedes pose to homeowners is unsightliness. No one wants to be around when these insects rear their ugly heads!