There’s nothing more frustrating than an ant problem in your home. Although an ant issue can appear minor when it starts, it’s only a matter of time before the problem will spiral out of control. At a certain point, it becomes necessary to acknowledge that store-bought remedies are not fixing the problem. An expert consultation […]
Indiana experiences extreme seasonal temperature changes. These changes may be enough to eliminate certain pests, but there are bugs that thrive under any conditions. The key to effective pest control is to understand the nature of the infestation starting with accurate identification of the bugs causing the problem. Integrated pest management is a strategy that […]
Wood is a great material for construction and furniture, but it is vulnerable to insect attacks. Other than nasty wood-eating termites, carpenter ants are the next big problem when having a wood house.
Though carpenter ants don’t necessarily eat wood, they bore into wood and nest there, which could cause significant damage. If they settle in […]
You don’t have to be a grandma to have a few home remedies on hand to rid your home of ants. The Internet is full of blogs and articles with hints and tips for keeping those pesky little creatures out of your sugar bowl. Some of them are mundane, like placing various leaves and spices […]
Over the next few months, the common black ant will become much more active in the search for a steady supply of water and food. Once you see one ant, expect to see more. When black ants find food, they leave a scent trail for their colony to follow.
According to the National Pest Management Association, […]
You know those ants that kids sing about in the song The Ants Go Marching? They probably weren’t pavement ants. In fact, these little guys go so slowly, it may take you awhile to even notice they’re there. Once you do, though, you’re going to be ready to call an exterminator pretty quickly. These tips […]
Wood destroying pests like carpenter ants and termites do more than $1 billion in damage to homes and businesses each year. Worried? You probably should be. Your home could easily be next, but which will you fall victim to and how will you tell the difference? This quick guide can help.
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There are many common problem pests in the United States, but the most common pest problem is ants. They are also one of the most difficult pests to control. This is one reason that there are so many different DIY pest control options out there for ant control, however, the only real solution is an […]