DATE POSTED: April 30, 2015
Spiders are sneaky. I'm willing to bet you probably haven't noticed them taking over your house. It happens slowly--and in high places you don't tend to look. Stop for a moment, and take a walk around. Look closely at the corners near your ceilings. I bet you'll find some spider webs. When you get back, continue on with this article and find out what you can do about those spiders.
DATE POSTED: March 16, 2015
When snow starts to melt and temperatures start to warm up, what happens? That's right, bugs start to appear. But every home is different. You may have flies appearing in the upper rooms of your house as they flee attic spaces in search of an exit from your home. You may find lady bugs crawling all over the sun-warmed walls of your home. Ants may be forming superhighways across your kitchen floor…
DATE POSTED: February 19, 2015
On a cold New England night, when the snow swirls around outside, there is nothing nicer than to relax by a glowing fireplace and sip on a cup of something warm. The sound of crackling. The soft amber light. There is something about a warm winter fire that soothes the bones. But storing and using cut wood can also add some complications to your life. Wood can harbor insects, and those insects can…
DATE POSTED: February 12, 2015
Alright, soldier! Are you ready to get that panty into tip top shape? This is war. And, there is no room for the weak of heart! You need to be ruthless. You need to be a well oiled machine. It is kill or be bugged! What's it going to be, soldier? Are you going to stop those bugs in their tracks, or crawl home to Mommy? Okay. Maybe I went a little overboard on the drama. You get the point. Those…
DATE POSTED: January 29, 2015
Last fall, without your consent, bugs and wildlife may have taken up residence in your attic spaces. If you have not visited your attic crawl spaces recently, now might be the time. When spring arrives, those bugs, rodents, and wild critters will leave their low-energy state and begin to forage more vigorously for food. This will bring them down into your kitchen, pantry, and living areas--if they…
DATE POSTED: January 12, 2015
Did you put on a few holiday pounds? Who didn't? My grandmother use to say, "A moment on the lips; a lifetime on the hips." There is a lot of wisdom in that. But it hasn't kept me from packing down the holidays pies--at least, not yet.