DATE POSTED: August 10, 2012
Like many homeowners in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New England, when there are ants in the home you may have a hard time identifying the species. Unfortunately if carpenter ants are not accurately detected, your home could be at risk. While most ants are harmless and merely nuisance pests, carpenter ants prove to be more than just a nuisance. In fact they are known for carving galleries into…
DATE POSTED: July 27, 2012
The weather in New England this summer has been a perfect storm for ticks to thrive. Deer ticks require humidity to stay alive and this summer has proved to be hot and humid. In a typical summer weather pattern, there are enough dry days to kill off a lot of the ticks but this year that is simply not the case. A URI entomologist warns us that “deer tick numbers in Rhode Island are up 80…
DATE POSTED: April 20, 2012
Did you know that termites are responsible for billions of dollars in damage each year? It’s true and unfortunately termites are present in Rhode Island and parts of New England. Another point in their favor, they are masters at avoiding detection and destroy wood from the inside out. Learn how to identify the signs of termites and you could prevent serious termite damage from occurring in…
DATE POSTED: April 10, 2012
There’s been an extreme makeover taking place around here and we are proud to announce our company’s name change and launching of our new website! Offering effective home and business pest solutions in the New England area for over 75 years, New England Pest Control has become Big Blue Bug Solutions.