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Category Archives: Ants

When it comes to pest management and control, it’s paramount to stay up-to-date on environmental discoveries, extermination innovations and the changing dynamics of the world around us. We think it’s important to share these findings with you, along with the new discoveries and any new topics we uncover in our own day-to-day work as your hometown professionals.

  1. Odorous House Ants: What You Need to Know

    There are many types of ants—more than 10,000, in fact! In our area, however, there are a few house ants that are more common than others, including the odorous house ant. Today, we’re doing a deep dive into the odorous house ant. How can you identify it? Why does it enter your home? And what…

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  2. Ants Versus Termites

    April showers may bring spring flowers, but the beginning of spring also announces the arrival of pesky ants and destructive termites! As the cold weather fades and spring blows in, reproductive male and female ants and termites are looking for a place to call home—like your house! Your first line of defense against these pests…

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  3. Don’t Let an Ant Infestation Ruin Your Picnic

    Things we love about summer include sunny days at the swimming pool, family vacations, and picnics in the park, complete with ice cream and popsicles. Things we don’t love? Ant infestations! In fact, nobody likes ant infestations: ants have been ranked the number one nuisance pest in the U.S.! Now that summer is here, it’s…

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  4. Vinegar and Pest Control: Does It Kill Unwanted Guests?

    When it comes to the combination of vinegar and pest control … you aren’t likely to have much success.

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  5. The Telltale Signs of Carpenter Ants

    Carpenter ants are one of the most valuable insects on earth. They chew galleries in wood—this creates sawdust, which then rots and provides compost for new growth. However, when carpenter ants enter your home or building, they are a highly destructive pest. An infestation of carpenter ants often goes unnoticed until major damage is found….

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