DATE POSTED: October 1, 2015
Here in the Northeast we are used to battling mice, especially in the fall when these furry little creatures are house hunting to find their perfect winter get-a-way. But, did you know that these smart little creatures are great weather predictors too? They seem to know when a storm is coming and, like us, with the approach of a hurricane or tropical storm they rush their preparations…
DATE POSTED: September 27, 2015
Yes, that’s right there are stink bugs in Rhode Island. These little insects that measure just under an inch can be a real big problem - especially during this time of year. The brown marmorated stink bug is originally from the areas of China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. They were accidentally introduced into the U.S. around 1998 in Pennsylvania and have rapidly spread out from there. They…
DATE POSTED: November 18, 2014
No. It's not the boogy man--well, not JUST the boogy man. The older your house is and the less money you have spent sealing and securing it, the higher the odds are that at least one pest has made its way into your attic.
DATE POSTED: October 15, 2014
Yellow Jackets and Bees come out of hibernation at the end of spring, and slowly build their hives and nests through the summer months. When fall arrives, their populations have usually maxed out, and food resources in the area are diminished, which means there are more stinging insects flying around your house. This is also the time when new queens search for a place to overwinter. So, it is…
DATE POSTED: October 8, 2014
Fall is a wonderful time of year, because it is when Dunkin' Donuts brings back pumpkin lattes. So, in celebration of this incredible drink, I am going to attempt to use the Dunkin' Donuts Pumpkin Spice Latte as an allegory for fall pest prevention.
DATE POSTED: October 6, 2014
What's your heat bill look like? Would you rather see some of that money go into your pocket, rather than out the chimney? There are actually some pest prevention methods that can help you shave some money off that energy bill. Hang with me for a couple minutes, and I'll show you how.