DATE POSTED: June 17, 2020
You can probably tell an ant from a spider or a fly, but can you tell them apart from one another. In America alone, there are nearly 1,000 species of ants. Some are dangerous, others are destructive, but all are a nuisance when inside homes. As hard as it can be to tell ants apart, we are here to help.
DATE POSTED: May 27, 2020
Don’t look now, but these ants aren’t just marching two by two – they're arriving in the tens of thousands in your southern Maine backyard! Ants of all shapes and sizes will be waking out of hibernation this spring season, bringing a host of troubles for home and business owners. Here in the southern Maine area, there are at least seven different types of ants that will be…
DATE POSTED: January 10, 2020
With such unfavorable conditions outside, it can seem a little curious to find ants indoors. Where are they coming from? How are they able to survive the bitter cold outside? Is there something we don’t know? You might be shocked when you hear the answer to these questions.
DATE POSTED: October 16, 2019
The ants go marching two by two – straight into your home!
DATE POSTED: July 31, 2019
With the arrival of summer comes the arrival of ant season. If ants stayed outside where they belong, they wouldn’t cause us much trouble. Unfortunately, ants have a way of getting into our homes and causing all kinds of problems. If you end up with ants in your Worcester kitchen, it helps to know what kind they are so that you can understand what you’re dealing with.
DATE POSTED: June 21, 2019
Most species of ants eat a lot of food in the autumn to carry them over through hibernation in the winter. Now it’s summer and here come the ants again: carpenter ants, odorous house ants, pavement ants, pharaoh ants and thief ants. They’re at their peak this time of year in Maine, invading South Portland homes and properties.