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Texas Ants

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Texas 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 nest year round, and infest yards and homes. What ants live in Texas?  Some of the ants that live in Texas include: Carpenter ants, Crazy ants, Fire ants, Ghost ants, Little Black ants, Pharaoh ants, and Thief ants. All of theses ants have different habitats, but can pose a huge problem on you and your… Read More

Pest Control: Your Friday Links Round-Up

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Pest Control: Your Friday Links Round-Up Fall Wasp Wars Every autumn, homeowners wage war against wasps and hornets. These flying pests grow excessively aggressive as their preferences move from proteins to sweets. Learn more about these wasp wars. How to Get Rid of Bugs in Acorns and Pine Cones Many of us use pine cones for holiday decorations every year, but unknowingly bring pests into our homes by doing so. Here’s a step by step guide to getting rid of these unwanted bugs so you may continue using acorns and pine cones for decor. More… Plants Enlist Aid From Birds For Pest Control When trees or plants are under attack… Read More

Pest Control- Weekly Links

Pest Control- Weekly Links   Carpenter Ant Awareness Week This week is carpenter ant awareness week. How can you spot carpenter ants? Where are they found? What can you do to prevent them? Here’s what you need to know. More… Bird Mites Here’s an article discussing the appearance, lifecycle, habits, and behavior of bird mites. More… Have You Seen the Asian Tiger Mosquito? Our pest of the week is the Asian Tiger Mosquito. Turns out that this flying pest is also common in California. Here’s what you need to know. More… Asian Cockroaches In Charlotte, NC Out of all the different species of cockroaches, the Asian cockroach just might be… Read More

Northwest Pests By Season Infographic

How to Prevent and Control Pests by Season created by http://www.edenpest.com/blog/post/how-to-prevent-and-control-a-northwest-pest-fest-pests-by-season-infographic Related articles Learn How To Keep Your Home Pest Free With The Help Of A Hudson Pest Control Company Implications of Climate Change for Pests and Diseases Stop Problem Pests in their Tracks: Exclusion Anthony Ball

Carpenter Ants Versus Termites: Tips For Identifying Winged Pests

Do you have a swarm of pests outside your home? Chances are, you are dealing with either termites or carpenter ants; both of these bugs swarm during spring, which is their mating season. It is important to figure out exactly which pest you have, however, because termites can be very destructive and require treatment from professionals. Luckily, there are ways that you can determine the difference between these two bugs. Examine Their Bodies Do your best to capture one of the bugs, and examine it closely. If the body does not appear to be segmented, you probably have a termite. If, however, you notice a distinct waist, it is more… Read More

Pest Control Links Round-Up: 5 For Friday

Pest Control Links Round-Up: 5 For Friday   Atlanta Millipede Infestations Common So what exactly are millipedes? Are they dangerous? Are they even considered pests? How do you get rid of them? Here’s what you need to know. More… 5 Fun Facts About Ants Think you know all there is to know about ants? Think again! Here’s a comical view, with some amazing ant facts. Who knew ants are feminists? More… How German Cockroaches Easily Infest Homes – And Effective Techniques To Stop Them German cockroaches are considered one of the most challenging pest infestations to eliminate – even with professional treatment. Learn how to implement a successful prevention strategy, here.… Read More

Links Round-Up: Pest Control Links For The Week

Links Round-Up: Pest Control Links For The Week   Spiderman Can’t Fight Spiders, Man Although spiders can assist in keeping our homes free from pest control issues with other insects, they do in themselves pose a creepy and unnerving feeling in home owners and their guests. More… Cockroach Control Tips for Maryland Homeowners – Inside, Outside – Where To Start Here’s an excellent checklist of things to do to keep cockroaches out of the home. More… Ants Are A Potential Danger To Your Home Carpenter ants are a serious danger to a house, and, if these are found, a professional ant control company should be called. Learn more about these… Read More

Weekly Pest Control News

Weekly Pest Control Links   What Are Bed Bug Heat Treatments? Instead of simply spraying down the rooms of your house that have bed bugs, a different approach is taken. One that is much safer and healthier for you and your family. More…  Pest Control Tips after Storm or Flood Damage After hurricane Sandy, homeowners have been dealing with a lot of pest. Here are five steps to help control the pest population. Steps include: chemical barriers, dealing with leaks and moisture, making use of traps, and covering entrances. More…  Pest Control: Fall Check List Here’s a checklist to better control pests this fall: http://www.mcdonaldpestcontrol.com/tampa-pest/pest-control-fall-check-list/ Carpenter Ants…Still Active In The… Read More