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Protect Your Family from the Tick-Borne Powassan Virus in Southern Connecticut

Springtime is finally here! Warmer weather means more outdoor activities liking hunting and hiking. Unfortunately, it also means greater risk of mosquito and tick bites. With the news of an emerging tick-borne disease, called the Powassan virus, showing up in Bridgeport and Branford, CT, residents of Southern Connecticut have been advised to protect themselves with […]

DIY Pest Control Tips

Not all pest problems are hopeless. Sometimes a small change in your living habits or a quick fix can rid your home of insects for good. J.P. McHale is here to provide you with a few do it yourself pest control tips to try out before calling in the big guns. Also, make sure to […]

Pest Prevention Tips

Pests are an unpleasant and unwelcome occurrence in any home. However, a dirty, cluttered living or cooking space can be viewed as an invitation to bugs to take up residence. That’s right, your daily habits and the general cleanliness of your home play a large role in attracting or deterring pest infestations. If you’d like […]

The Critical Nature of Honeybees

It might sound overly dramatic, but honeybees are vital to the survival of our ecosystem, if not our planet. They are responsible for cross-pollinating over 80% of the food crops harvested in the US, as well as the majority of flowers, and the products of their labor supply us with medicinal foods like honey, propolis […]

Spring is Stink Bug Season

Spring has sprung –– and so have the stink bugs. There’s nothing worse than sitting down to dinner with your family, or taking a seat outside on your patio, and seeing several stink bugs scuttling around your home. While the invasive insects won’t hurt you, they’re considered to be a nuisance because of their defense […]

Do Termites Cause Property Damage?

Can these nearly invisible pests really do damage to your property? The answer is yes — and if not caught in time, they can end up doing extensive damage to a structure’s foundation. Dr. Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is here to tell you how such small creatures can […]

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At J.P. McHale Pest Management, Inc., we make it our goal to deliver the best customer service available. Our highly-trained technicians put forth the best possible effort in every pest control job we complete. If you are happy with the pest control services you’ve received, let us know! Leave Us a Review On Our Google+ […]

How Many of These Ant Species Do You Recognize?

Did you know that out of 700 ant species found in the U.S., only roughly 25 species infest homes? Do you know what type of ant is infesting your property? From far away, many ants may look the same, but upon closer inspection, they are actually quite different. If you recognize any of the ants […]

Five Things You Might Not Know About Bees

It’s no secret that the honeybee population over the last several years has been declining at an alarming rate. Bees pollinate more than three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants, including apples, watermelons, beans and almonds. To inform individuals about these important insects, J.P. McHale Pest Management, Inc. is here to tell you five things you […]

Where Do Fruit Flies Come From?

They’re here one minute and gone the next. They appear out of thin air and could be called the “ninjas” of the insect world. We are of course talking about fruit flies. Where do these tiny pests come from? Dr. Jim Fredericks, chief entomologist for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is here to let […]