DATE POSTED: March 14, 2014
So many things happen in the springtime. Snow and ice begin to dissipate as the daily temperatures slowly creep upward. The days begin getting longer as the thoughts of winter start to fade. Spring is also that time of year when we set our clocks ahead. Setting your clocks ahead is also a great time to go throughout your home and change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Checking those…
DATE POSTED: March 6, 2014
Spring is around the corner, yes even in New England, which means that as we become more active and start to enjoy the outdoors again so do many pests, including ants. While nobody wants any type of ant species crawling through their home, there are some ants that are more serious than others and will need immediate attention. Carpenter ants are one such species of ant that you will definitely…
DATE POSTED: February 27, 2014
Every once in awhile in February, we get a beautiful day that almost feels like spring! The sun is shining, the snow is starting to melt and we all get a little bit of spring fever. These warm-ish days are here to remind us that spring really is just around the corner and with spring comes ant season.
DATE POSTED: October 3, 2013
At Big Blue Bug, our customer service representatives get a lot of calls from concerned folks about pests inside their homes. One of the most common questions we receive is “does it bite?!” If you have insects inside your home, the question on whether or not they bite may be one of your biggest worries, especially if you have young children.
DATE POSTED: August 15, 2013
The summer is halfway over; have you gotten everything you wanted done this summer, especially as far as home improvement projects go? If you were planning on repainting your home this summer, that’s definitely not something you want to hold off on, because not only will newly repainted siding make your house look good, the paint can help protect the wood of your home from water and weather…