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Do Silverfish Bite?

If you live in Maine, then there is little doubt that you have run into silverfish. Typically you find these little pests lurking in the back of your cupboards or drawers when you are reaching for an item that you have not used in a while. Their quick movements can startle you, and that can make any attempt to squish this disgusting little insect very difficult – and if you are fast enough,… Read More >

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Avoid Bed Bugs during Summer Travel

Are you traveling this summer? Then you will want to enjoy your trip and have carefree days of fun in the sun. It’s nice to relax and enjoy vacation time alone or with friends and family after working hard the rest of the year. The last thing you need is to be exposed to bed bugs or worse, to bring them home with you. Make sure you know where these nearly invisible pests are hiding and how… Read More >

dog itching because of fleas

How Fleas Spread

As the weather increasingly warms up and we go headlong into flea season in Maine, you may have questions regarding flea infestations. Ever wonder where those pesky fleas come from in the first place? No matter how clean your pet or your home may be, fleas still seem to find a way to infest homes and pets across the globe. So, you are not alone in your quest to eliminate them from your home and to… Read More >

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Tips to Avoid Ticks This Spring

Your yard is a ticking time bomb. The ticks we are talking about have legs and they transmit disease. If the wrong tick bites you, you can suffer an illness that doesn’t go away on its own, or at all in some cases. Tick populations are exploding this spring, and you are the target. You need to protect yourself, your family, and your pets from ticks. Here are a few tips to help you avoid… Read More >

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