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Why Do I Have Maine Rats In My Home?

Have you ever sat down and thought about how many different species of rodents we have in Maine. There are big rodents in Maine. There are small rodents in Maine. We have rodents in Maine that climb trees. We have rodents…

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Lyme Disease on the Rise in Maine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that lyme disease is an infection caused by the bacterium Borrelia Burgdorferi.  It is transmitted through the bite of the black-legged (deer) tick that spreads the disease heavily in the northeastern United States.  While…

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Should I do it myself or hire a professional?

The first-world problem of the century: should I do it myself or hire a professional?  We all have individual skills and varying motivation to tackle DIY projects around the home.  Some will tackle all projects with zeal, being able to…

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Your Guide to Mice and Rats in Southern Maine

As animal lovers at Green Shield Pest Solutions, it doesn’t excite us to kill thousands of mice and rats each year.  However, the other option involves dealing with: Unfortunately, rodents don’t carry one mouse around in their womb for nine months.  They…

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Is Pest Control Necessary in the Winter?

Why are you treating my home in the winter? It’s common thinking that when temperatures drop and snow is on the ground in Maine that pests either die or pack up and leave until next year.  This is untrue.  There…

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