DATE POSTED: April 30, 2019
Mosquito season is on its way. The typical season for mosquitoes is June to October, but at Big Blue Bug we know that these pests don’t always follow a strict schedule. Now that spring has sprung, we should be prepared for their arrival, whenever that may be.
DATE POSTED: July 13, 2018
With all of the news and information about the dangers of mosquito-borne illnesses, it’s hard to know what to do. This summer, it is more important than ever to avoid getting bitten and prevent mosquitoes from breeding in order to avoid mosquito-borne diseases from them like the West Nile virus, Zika virus, yellow fever, malaria, tularemia, Eastern equine encephalitis, and canine heartworm.
DATE POSTED: June 11, 2018
Mosquitoes during the spring and summer seasons are inevitable. You might even say that you can’t have one without the other. It may seem like there is no way you can control or prevent them, but there may be hope, especially for your own home and backyard. In fact, it’s important for your health to fight back against mosquitoes.
DATE POSTED: July 8, 2016
Here in South Portland, we love our summers. The winters in Maine can sometimes stay a lot longer than we'd like, and when the days start warming up, we want to get outside. And, they don't call Maine Vacation Land for nothing! It is beautiful out there in our slice of nature!
DATE POSTED: June 6, 2016
By now you have probably heard of the Zika virus. Response to the threat of a Zika outbreak in the U.S. has been debated aggressively in Congress, and it has prompted some states to issue a state of emergency.
DATE POSTED: May 31, 2016
If mosquitoes were a family, the Aedes aegypti would be the relative that is always getting into trouble. At the family gatherings it would be, like, "You're not going to believe what Aedes did." or "Did you hear about what Aedes did?" Of all the mosquitoes that call the U.S. home, Aedes aegypti is the one most likely to spread viruses like Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. And, we are happy to say…