DATE POSTED: March 25, 2020
There are few animals in the world that are as interesting as cockroaches. Their ability to survive without a head for seven days or to live through a global thermonuclear war are just two of the many fun facts you can learn about them. But there is nothing fun about having cockroaches in your Southern Maine home! Today, we're talking about one species of cockroach in particular. It is called the…
DATE POSTED: February 28, 2020
The rate at which cockroaches can multiply is staggering. A single female German cockroach, which happens to be the most common type we see in the Portland area, can reportedly reproduce as many as 30,000 cockroaches inside of a single year. You can see how a few roaches can turn into a major infestation, quickly.
DATE POSTED: February 6, 2019
No one wants to find a cockroach in their home. Cockroaches have developed a pretty bad reputation over the years (for many good reasons that we’ll discuss below) and finding one in your home signals that things are not as they should be
DATE POSTED: December 24, 2018
Maine winters bring freezing temperatures and lots of snow, sometimes causing us to think that all the pests are tucked away and won't bother us until spring rolls around. Unfortunately, there are a few pests that remain active all year long.
DATE POSTED: December 7, 2018
Some bugs are more unappealing than others. If you see a ladybug in your house, it’s no big deal. They’re even kind of cute. On the other hand, if you see a big hairy spider, yuck! Many times it doesn’t even matter if they’re dangerous or not. Some bugs just freak us out more than others. However, there are some bugs that are both unsightly and dangerous.
DATE POSTED: October 31, 2018
Cockroaches, unlike some Maine pests, can continue to be a problem in Southern Maine homes throughout the fall and winter. Roaches are particularly a problem in kitchens, restaurants, hospitals, warehouses, and anywhere food is handled