DATE POSTED: January 23, 2020
There are many ways bugs and wildlife can be an issue in South Portland and in Southern Maine. We have pests that get into our garbage and spread it all over our yards. We have pests that build nests on the rooflines of our properties and sting us when we're trying to mow our lawns. We have pests that chew on the wood of our homes, and these holes make entry points for all the other pests that…
DATE POSTED: December 28, 2018
How often do you see pests around your home? Really think about it. How many flies are buzzing about? Are you able to have a picnic outside in the summer without ants, wasps, or other critters joining the party? Are you trying to ignore your pests, or do they bother you on a daily basis? Either way, we are certain if you were to wake up tomorrow with those pests gone, your quality of life would…
DATE POSTED: July 31, 2018
One of the best things about living in Maine is experiencing our near perfect summers. With lots of daylight and just the right temperatures, the only thing to dislike about Maine summers is the potential for a pest invasion.
DATE POSTED: April 6, 2018
The internet seems to have become an infinite well of information. The biggest issue surrounding a quick internet search is: is it true? Though there is a lot of information out there, you cannot believe everything you read, and with all the DIY tricks out there to prevent centipedes, you could do yourself more harm than good should you come across the wrong one. Many DIY methods involve…
DATE POSTED: December 29, 2017
Another year has come and gone, and what a good one it was. 2017 was busy for many of us, and 2018 is sure to have plenty in store, but can you imagine having to become an pest control technician in your free time? Summer should be a season to look forward to, but the excitement lessens some with the thought of all the mosquitoes swarming your family barbecue or the mice chewing up wires and…
DATE POSTED: September 19, 2017
What comes to mind when you think of the word silverfish? Maybe you have an image of a tranquil lake and flashes of silver just below the surface. Pretty silver fish. Oh, how peaceful that image can be. But don't get too comfortable because we aren't talking about those kinds of silver fish. We are talking about an insect called the silverfish. And there's nothing tranquil about them.