DATE POSTED: June 5, 2020
Have you ever walked up to a body of water and seen leeches swimming around in it? Just the sight of them is enough to prevent most people from getting in. If this was what it was like for ticks, most people would never go outside. Why? Because ticks are everywhere.
DATE POSTED: May 21, 2020
When it comes to avoiding these nefarious backyard pests, you may try to run, but you certainly can’t hide. The tick problems here in Maine are increasing. With more and more species spreading into the northern states each year, the threats related to bites and tick-borne illnesses are on a steady rise
DATE POSTED: May 23, 2019
Summer is just a few weeks away, and if you’ve lived here in South Portland long enough, you’re probably well aware of what pest problems are brought with the more tolerable summer temperatures. Tick season has already begun, but for many South Portland residents, their tick problems are just getting started.
DATE POSTED: December 14, 2018
Ticks are hardy parasites that can cause a variety of illnesses, including Lyme disease. Reports of Lyme disease are on the rise and it is considered the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. Upwards of 20,000 people are diagnosed each year.
DATE POSTED: August 6, 2018
Your pets are part of your family and you would probably do whatever you could to keep them safe from any type of danger around them. One of the biggest dangers is ticks!
DATE POSTED: June 25, 2018
June is here, and with it comes the warm summer weather. After a long winter (and spring), the residents of South Portland definitely won’t protest some beautiful sunshine and nice weather. However, it is important for residents of South Portland to know that with the warmer weather comes a multitude of pest threat, one of the greatest being ticks.