DATE POSTED: May 23, 2015
We find in the world of pests that there are some pests that are a major nuisance—they just irritate us to no end. And then there are other pests that take it to another level. Those pests fall into another category—destructive pests! For example, the tiny pavement ant is a nuisance while the carpenter ant is a destructive insect.
DATE POSTED: April 20, 2015
Carpenter ants are a silent threat. They are stealth in their movements. Leaving few traces that they exist they can cause thousands of dollars in damages to your building before you even realize they are there. Why are they in your home or building and what are they doing there? But the biggest question is, how can you get them out and keep it that way?
DATE POSTED: March 23, 2015
As a homeowner, there is nothing more important than learning what pests destroy your home and what preventative measures you can take. I've compiled the three worst home wreckers in order of importance and thrown in some tips on how to keep them from eating away at your equity.
DATE POSTED: January 26, 2015
Yep. Don't think that just because your nostril hairs freeze every time you walk out into the winter chill that your home is safe from carpenter ants. Ants come back every year, no matter how much snow you get. That means they know how to hide from the winter chill. One of the places they hide is inside your house. Yep. They could already be inside. Here is what you need to know about carpenter…
DATE POSTED: August 12, 2014
There are a few different types of black ants you might find in or around your home. The most common types are carpenter ants and pavement ants. Pavement ants are harmless and are more of an annoyance than anything else. Carpenter ants are not only annoying but can also cause structural damage to your home. These ants eat through wood to make their homes. They will eat through any kind moist or…
DATE POSTED: July 14, 2014
As a homeowner, it is likely that you will see ants in your home at one point or another. While an ant may just appear to be an "ant" on the surface, there are different species of ants. Most ants are just a nuisance but their are some that can cause extensive damage to the wood of your home. The carpenter ant is a fairly large ant that, unlike other common ants, excavate wood to make room for…