Sometimes it is hard to identify an ant infestation. These tiny insects usually invade your home in search of food. When a scout ant figures out how your house is the excellent source of food, it leaves a scent for other ants to follow. This is why they spread so quickly. Most ant infestations are difficult to get rid of and require a trained professional. Some species of ants, like carpenter ants, can significantly damage your home. When ants are eating your house piece by piece, things can become quite ugly. A lot of other negative effects can happen as a READ MORE »
Pests are annoying in so many ways. If you think that cooler weather means you’re entering a pest-free season, unfortunately, that’s not true. Most people look forward to warm weather, but pests feel the same about sunny days. During the fall and winter, they’re looking for a nice and warm place where they can thrive, and our homes are just perfect for them. Pests are not nice roommates, so it’s good to fully pest-proof your home while you can. Take advantage of the last few weeks of warm weather and make your house uninviting for all pests. Inspect your home for potential READ MORE »
When you notice pests inside and around your home, you may be debate whether to call a pro to deal with the situation or to tackle the problem by yourself. There are plenty of reasons why it’s not recommended to do your own pest control and even more reasons why pest control is best left to the pros.
Pantry pests is a term used to describe a group of pests that like to feed on stored foods. There are hundreds of different species of these annoying insects, but the most common include grain moths, rice weevils, grain beetles, granary weevils, and rain bores. If you don’t want to open a bag of flour and notice something crawling inside, you should know how to prevent pantry pests. Identifying Pantry Pests Moths Moths vary in appearance and size depending on the species, but most pantry moths are smaller than two centimeters. They have two pairs of wings, are covered in scales, READ MORE »
The presence of big black ants sometimes means that your home is invaded by carpenter ants. If this is the case, you don’t want that since they can literally eat through parts of your house if you don’t notice them on time. People sometimes assume every big black ant is a carpenter ant, which can bring an instant panic; however, not all big black ants are carpenter ants. In order to identify them properly, all you need to know is a little basic biology. Since carpenter ants can cause significant structural damages, you need to know how to recognize them when compared READ MORE »