DATE POSTED: August 30, 2019
We worry about the more noticeable wasps or bumble bees building their nests in our trees or under our overhangs, or giving us a painful sting. We take precautions against termites and carpenter ants, so they don’t destroy the wood in our homes. Yet, carpenter bees can be just as dreadful. Not only can they sting, but they can cause damage to our New England homes.
DATE POSTED: August 26, 2019
There are steps homeowners should take in late summer to mitigate their risk of getting stung, as much as possible. However, when dealing with stinging insects, the best step is to leave it to the professionals. Big Blue Bug Solutions is your answer in New England. We are safer and more effective than DIY methods of removal and more cost-effective, as well.
DATE POSTED: August 22, 2019
Now that we are entering the end of summer, many pests are starting to decline in numbers. This is noticeable as our Southern Maine weather is beginning to cool off as we head into fall. But, unfortunately, fleas are still spreading into South Portland homes. How are fleas being brought into your home and how can you stop them before they end up infesting your entire property?
DATE POSTED: August 20, 2019
The increase in other insect activity in the late summer and early fall can attract spiders and contribute to their increase in numbers. There are other factors that can attract spiders as well as mistakes that homeowners make that also invite spiders in. If you are suddenly plagued with a spider problem in your New England home in late summer, it’s time to call Big Blue Bug Solutions.
DATE POSTED: August 16, 2019
Our unfortunate wet spring led to just the right conditions for mosquito breeding and this summer season has been brutal. New Englanders can still take measures to reduce the impact of mosquitoes on their property in the late summer through fall. With no relief in the near future, it’s not too late to consider professional mosquito abatement from Big Blue Bug Solutions.
DATE POSTED: July 11, 2019
We are deep in the heart of tick season here in New England. Unfortunately, we live in one of the most heavily infested areas of ticks in the country. There is no need to hibernate all summer, though. There are preventions steps you can take before ticks invade your yard and measures you can take before being active outside to prevent ticks.