DATE POSTED: July 24, 2020
Grain beetles don't usually get into homes from the yard. They don't explore your exterior walls looking for gaps and cracks. Most of the time, these insects are brought into your home from the grocery store—similar to how the soldiers used the Trojan horse. But you can't protect yourself by choosing to never take in gifts from your enemy. You have to learn how to detect these secret…
DATE POSTED: July 22, 2020
There’s nothing like waking up on the first day of summer with nothing on your to-do list. You walk out on to your porch and feel the warm ocean breeze in the fresh morning air. It’s the beginning of summer in Southern Maine, and there’s nothing like it. But then you feel a mosquito biting you. And all of a sudden, going back inside is sounding better and better.While people…
DATE POSTED: July 20, 2020
Flying insects are arguably the most annoying ones there are. They always buzz around and ruin a good meal by landing on it. And they’re hard to kill. While they can agitate you, that isn’t the worst of it. Flies are major carriers of illnesses and germs. There are multiple kinds all over the world. By studying up on the common types in Portland, you’ll be prepared to protect…
DATE POSTED: July 17, 2020
No one likes having ants crawling all over their property. They are incredibly annoying as they constantly get into clothes, food, and other items. And they multiply quickly. The worst thing about them is that they can carry illness-causing bacteria.
DATE POSTED: July 15, 2020
There are many pests that bring fear and frustration to Oakdale residents, and bed bugs are one of them. They take your peace of mind as they quickly multiply in between your box spring and mattress (among other places). If you dare rest on said mattress, they’ll crawl on you while you’re dreaming. And when you arise, you’ll have lots of little red bumps on your body.
DATE POSTED: July 13, 2020
There are many pests that can taint food. Roaches and ants are two examples. They can harbor and spread illness-causing bacteria while they crawl about in your kitchen. Kittery residents may need to spend a lot of time and energy keeping them out to protect themselves and their loved ones. But one kind of insects that are sometimes forgotten is pantry moths.