DATE POSTED: June 14, 2019
You stop dead in your tracks. On your wall (probably staring back at you but you don't know because you can't see any eyes) is a big centipede. How do you respond? With fear? With revulsion? Do you get someone to kill it or do you dispose of it yourself with a wad of toilet paper or paper towel? We all respond differently to the presence of gross bugs. But once the threat has been eliminated, a…
DATE POSTED: February 14, 2019
Are you finding silverfish on your bathroom floor? It isn't surprising. Silverfish are a common pest problem in New England, and bathrooms are a commonplace they're seen. But your bathroom is not the only place those insects will hang out.
DATE POSTED: February 12, 2019
When you hear “wood-destroying” insect, you might think of termites immediately. But they are not the only insects that do a lot of damage to wood. There are other wood-destroying insects too, ones that threaten New England homes every single year.
DATE POSTED: January 31, 2019
There is nothing worse than preparing for a day of cooking and baking, only to find bugs hidden in the food that has been stored in your kitchen or pantry.
DATE POSTED: January 24, 2019
The cold weather in Maine is widely known to cause an increase in rodent activity inside homes. It can also drive raccoons to invade properties, outbuildings, and homes. Raccoons inside homes can be devastating, and cause a plethora of health problems, as well.
DATE POSTED: January 22, 2019
Some people love rats. They keep them as pets and marvel at how smart and cute they are. While we could probably all agree that they’re smart, rats don’t typically have the greatest reputation. Most people would admit that they’d rather not encounter one if given the choice. The good news is that you do have a choice, especially when it comes to your home.