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: 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: March 19, 2019
While we all know that ants in the New England area are most active in the summer, that doesn’t mean we can’t start taking steps now to control them. Being proactive with pest control rather than reactive is usually more effective and helps to prevent other problems.
DATE POSTED: January 11, 2019
You are used to seeing ants scurrying around your patio or driveway, ant hills protruding out of your grass, and even ants who’ve made their way into your home marching in a trail toward your pantry in warm months. Seeing ants in your home in New England in the winter could signal a serious problem, though.
DATE POSTED: July 6, 2018
In New England, ant populations peak during the summer. That's why the summer months are the best time of year to learn about ants and take measures to keep them under control around our New England homes.
DATE POSTED: June 20, 2018
In the great State of Maine, we have a nice long break from pests during the cold winter months but, without fail, those pests come back when the weather warms up. From black flies and mosquitoes to spiders and house flies, they all come back year after year to plague us. In this article, we are going to look at the common ants that infiltrate our South Portland properties, the problems they…