DATE POSTED: September 1, 2020
You may not know this, but stink bugs are coming. They have been around since spring, damaging crops and causing trouble for farmers, but now they are on their way to your home. Why? Because your home is warm and comfy. It provides stink bugs with all the protection they need to weather the coming winter.
DATE POSTED: June 22, 2020
It’s almost that time of year again. With winter behind us, Maine is getting ready for a new challenge, pest season. Mosquitoes will once again be out in yards biting people, ants will be crawling through homes stealing food, and stink bugs will be out and about, well, stinking. If stink bugs caused problems for you around your home last year, you can be certain they will be back with a…
DATE POSTED: April 13, 2020
The first appearance of stink bugs in the United States was Pennsylvania in 1998. Since that time, they have spread like wildfire and they have become common pests in Connecticut. Here are a few more ways you may ask the question, "Where did these stink bugs come from?"
DATE POSTED: March 13, 2020
Stink bugs might not be one of the most destructive pests out there, but they are one of the grossest because of the smell that they emit. While some people find the odor they emit awful while others don’t think it smells too bad, there’s no denying they aren’t something you want in your home or business. And stink bugs can do damage to plants or crops. When you’re a…
DATE POSTED: October 18, 2019
Stink bugs may look like the common kissing bug or west conifer seed bug, but these Asia natives are brown, shield-shaped insects with small brown markings on their abdomen. While these insects are more likely to be found in your yard or garden, they can sometimes find their way into your home.
DATE POSTED: July 25, 2019
One of the pests we face in our area is stink bugs. Stink bugs are a common insect pest in Maine, and if you’re not careful, they could make a comeback and take over your property. Between the loud buzzing sound they make when they fly over your head and the putrid smell they produce when threatened or crushed, stink bugs are one species of insect pest you definitely want to avoid.