DATE POSTED: November 16, 2020
Spiders are pests that can inspire a love/hate relationship. They are natural predators for the many insects that invade your home, making them somewhat of an ally. However, some spiders are a danger to humans, and (even if they aren't dangerous) most people just don't like them.
DATE POSTED: April 15, 2020
Have you had enough of spiders in your basement, spiders in your attic, spiders making webs in the upper corners or your living room, or finding a big, fat, hairy spider sitting on the drain in your bathtub or shower? There are some things you can do to prevent spiders from getting into your home and finding conditions inside your home that are conducive to their habitation. Let's take a look at…
DATE POSTED: February 18, 2020
The thing to remember about yellow sac spiders is that they’re very good at hiding. Not only that, but because they only emerge for feeding at night while we are asleep, an infestation can go unnoticed for long periods of time. The best thing you can do to protect your home from these sneaky pests is to contact the professionals at Big Blue Bug Solutions.
DATE POSTED: June 17, 2016
The two most feared spiders in the United States are the black widow and the brown recluse, and for good reason. The black widow has venom that can kill you--or at the very least--make you wish you were dead, and the brown recluse has venom that can rot flesh. Neither of these two spiders are pleasant to run into. Fortunately, South Portland and the rest of Maine does not have an indigenous…
DATE POSTED: October 30, 2015
Have you seen more spiders inside your home lately? Have you asked a relative or a friend why those spiders are coming inside or made some guesses on your own? The common belief is that spiders enter homes to escape the cold of winter. Not only is this wrong, it is exceptionally wrong. In today's article, we're going to look at a few things you probably didn't know about house spiders. When we're…
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.