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When Should I Start Treating My Yard For Ticks?

It’s been an unusual winter here in Maine. In fact, you might say it’s been a mixed bag. We’ve been on the receiving end of storms that have knocked out power for days, caused serious flooding across the state, and dropped snow (although not a lot in our neck of the woods); we’ve also seen above-average and below-average temps. It’s a lot for one winter, and it is not over yet. Of course… Read More >

Bed Bug Home Remedies: Do They Work?

Do you think you have what it takes to kill bed bugs in your home? While a quick Google search will likely offer numerous home remedies and DIY solutions that seem doable, it’s very unlikely they’ll eliminate the bed bug problem. In fact, there’s a good chance it'll make the infestation worse. In today’s blog post, we’ll identify the pitfalls of DIY and offer a solution that will… Read More >

Pest Prevention Tips To Keep Bugs & Rodents Out In The New Year

Are you ready to say goodbye to 2023 and welcome the new year with open arms and a clean slate? Whether you’re a resolution-setting, nudge-word creating type or completely the opposite, preparing for 2024 doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. And that includes protecting your home from unwanted guests, namely insects and rodents. While we’re not experts in helping people set goals for the gym… Read More >

Do Mice Hibernate?

Maine winters are not for the faint of heart. It requires proper gear and grit to get through the season. While hibernation is a solid option for bears, it’s not for us or every animal. As for mice, you’re probably thinking there’s no way these small rodents could endure winter without tucking themselves away and you're partly right. In this article, we’ll answer the question, “do mice… Read More >

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