DATE POSTED: February 12, 2020
Finding rodents in your home is never fun. Whether you encounter rats or mice, you will struggle with getting rid of them. These elusive pests are very hard to track down and eliminating them could take weeks or even months of concentrated effort.
DATE POSTED: January 22, 2020
One of the most formidable pests in Southern Maine is the Norway rat. It is a robust rodent that can live in the ground in your yard or in secluded areas within your home. It can make it through the cold Maine winters. And it can cause many problems. Here are some important facts you should know about these common rats.
DATE POSTED: January 13, 2020
You don't have to worry about rodents in winter, right? They're all tucked away in their holes, sleeping the winter away in hibernation, aren't they? We have some bad news for you. Rodents don't hibernate.
DATE POSTED: July 25, 2018
It’s a warm, quiet summer evening and everyone is finally in bed and you are taking a moment to enjoy the quiet. Then you hear a noise coming from behind your home’s walls, but what could those scratching, squeaking sounds be?
DATE POSTED: January 19, 2015
Which are you? The kind of person who believes that anything with more than four legs should be squished, or the kind of person who will delicately trap a fly and release him back into the wild? I used to be the second one--and I guess I still am, to a certain extent. Just yesterday I caught a stink bug with a tiny glass and escorted him off my property. But flies don't live long in my house. I…
DATE POSTED: February 19, 2014
New England pest control can be tricky, just like our weather. Actually, our pest problems often hinge on the weather, as pests that make their way into our homes often do so because they are trying to escape the harsh weather they are experiencing outdoors. Rodents are especially good examples of this; in the fall when the leaves change and there is a chill in the air, they go looking for a cozy…