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3 Wild Movies About Killer Ants

TweetAnts are bad enough to have to deal with when they’re normal sized; blow them up to giants and they’re downright horrifying. Ants have long been the subject for giant insect horror flicks, possibly because they’re already creepy and crawly in their own right. Ants are hard to kill and they just seem to keep… Read More

The Ant Watch- Our Favorite April Fool’s Joke

TweetHonor nature. Love nature. Keep it close at hand. Imagine being able to carry insect life around with you wherever you go… And no I’m not talking about having a nasty lice infestation. I’m talking about an entirely new take on time—The Ant Watch! Inspired by nature and child like curiosity, The Analog Watch Company… Read More

Western Ant Invaders

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TweetOf the 2500 different ant species about 250 will reside in the Western U.S. Among the large variety of ants to be found in the Western United States, there are three species of ants that commonly invade, causing homeowners major headaches. These ants include the Odorous House Ant, the Carpenter Ant and the Pharaoh Ant.… Read More

Texas Ants

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TweetTexas is home to a variety of many different ant species. The main reason why there are so many ants in Texas is the weather. The weather in Texas never really drops down past a freezing temperature for a long period of time. This will allow the ants to live out of their colony or… Read More

6 Ways To Kill Black Ants

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TweetBlack ant infestations are very common both outside and inside a home. Black ants can populate any area, and eat just about anything. Killing black ants can be done very easily, if you can find the colony; and the trail they are walking in. Here are a few ways that will help you be black… Read More

Homeowners Insurance Doesn’t Cover Termite Damage

Tweet Homeowners Insurance Doesn’t Cover Termite Damage– Are You Protected? A typical homeowners insurance policy generally doesn’t include coverage for termite damage. Most likely you’re not protected. Are You Protected From Termites? Termites will travel over a football field looking for food. Termites have been in the forest for thousands of years before you built… Read More

Wood Destroying Ants: What You Need to Know

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TweetA carpenter ant infestation can come out of nowhere, and unlike regular ants, they often cause significant damage to your home’s structure. Carpenter ants do not eat wood. However, they do like to nest in it. Damage occurs as they build their nest or add to their colony. If you are concerned about these little… Read More

Friday Favorites: Your Links Round-Up Of Pest Articles

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TweetYour Homes Curb Appeal Could Be Attracting Pests It’s important to pay attention to what implications your home’s curb appeal and landscaping can have for your yearly pest prevention. Here are some helpful landscaping tips to deter pests: http://www.westernpest.com/blog/your-homes-curb-appeal-could-be-attracting-pests/ Preventing Ants Is An Ongoing Task Check out these helpful tips from our Rose exterminators to… Read More

Tramp Ants- These Ants Get Around!

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TweetI recently had the pleasure of attending Pest World 2013 in Phoenix, and it was there where I was introduced to the concept of tramp ants; presented by Dr. Laurel D. Hansen. Tramp ants are recognized as such because of one common characteristic… Their loose morals. They get around! Tramp ants are introduced, exotic, invasive,… Read More