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: March 12, 2019
Spring is termite-swarming season and it’s almost here in New England. It’s a good idea to take measures now to prevent termites from choosing your home this spring. Termite damage can be extremely costly. It’s far better to take steps now to protect your New England home from termites than to have to pick up the pieces and repair the damage after they’ve moved in.
DATE POSTED: May 28, 2018
Silverfish are fascinating insects from the phylum arthropoda, the subclass apterygota, and the species Lepisma saccharina, but you probably didn't come here for a biology lesson. If you have these pests in your home, you don't need a bunch of fancy words or fancy scientific facts. You want actionable information to help you get rid of those bugs and keep them out for good. Here's what you need to…
DATE POSTED: November 22, 2017
Do you feel like you are spotting more spiders lately? As the weather gets cooler we want to think they'll just go away, but spiders are resourceful and will seek conditions that allow them to survive throughout the winter. That means that when they sense the change in temperature, they could end up visiting your home to find the shelter and food they need. Your home has all that: warmth, dark…
DATE POSTED: July 21, 2017
The cicada killer wasp is a bug with a name that excites fear when you hear it. Is the hype founded? Are cicada killer wasps as dangerous as their name suggests?
DATE POSTED: June 28, 2017
If you live in Connecticut, Massachusetts, or Maine, you know what Lyme disease is. This is a tick-borne disease that has earned its reputation. But Lyme is not the only disease spread by ticks. While we are focused on Lyme, we forget that these tiny bloodsuckers are also linked to Powassan disease, rickettsia parkeri, babesiosis, tularemia, ehrlichiosis, Southern tick-associated rash illness…