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7 Interesting Facts About Carpenter Ants

Beth Rimmels | Posted on June 20, 2019

Cartoon Carpenter Ants building a homeWhile many people think of ants as more of an annoyance, carpenter ants can cause actual damage to your home, making them a far more serious threat. Despite the danger carpenter ants…

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What are odorous house ants?

Beth Rimmels | Posted on June 13, 2019

Odorous house antsAnts can be a problem year-round but in spring and early summer, they can be a bigger challenge. Of the many types of ants, one of the most common is odorous house ants.

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Can Pavement Ants Cause Structural Damage?

Beth Rimmels | Posted on June 6, 2019

Pavement Ants walking on concrete.Ants come in many varieties, none of which you want in your home. Pavement ants, also known as Tetramorium caespitum, are a very common form of ants. They take…

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How To Identify Carpenter Ants

Ed Robinson | Posted on August 9, 2018

A few ants crawling on or near some wood and a small rock.

In many ways, carpenter ants have a deceptive name. According to Merriam-Webster, a carpenter  is “a worker who builds or repairs wooden structures or their structural parts.”…

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Best Way to Get Rid of Ants This Summer

Ed Robinson | Posted on July 26, 2018

Red Ant Motif over Black & White Living Room Photo

They’re an invading army that live in a very organized and structured society right near you. And if they get inside your home you’ve got a big problem. We’re talking about ants

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5 Dangerous Summer Pests You Should Avoid

arrowblog321 | Posted on April 4, 2018

Closeup of an ant.A lot of people would expect to find spiders on a list of dangerous pests. Spiders, however, are an important part of pest management. As long as you aren’t confronted with black widows or brown recluse spiders, you…

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When It’s Time to Call for Professional Ant Control

arrowadmin | Posted on August 16, 2017

ants with wingsFor humans, the idea of winged ants is like adding a nightmare on top of a bad dream. The thought of these pesky insects taking flight invokes all kinds of unsavory imaginings. But winged ants hold a very definite…

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10 Little-Known Termite Facts

arrowadmin | Posted on May 30, 2017

Termites crawling through wood.Termites are without a doubt one of the most threatening pests a home can encounter. The first step in termite control, though, is to know just what it is you are up against. With that in mind, here…

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Pest Control Myths Dispelled

arrowadmin | Posted on May 23, 2017

Small swarm of red ants.Hiring the services of a professional when it comes to pest control is always a good idea. Pest control companies not only have the tools for the job but also the necessary knowledge to fulfill their end…

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Long Island Homes and the Boroughs at Risk for Wood Destroying Pests

arrowadmin | Posted on December 27, 2016

Long Island Homes and the Boroughs at Risk for Wood Destroying PestsThe risk from wood-destroying insects attacking homes on Long Island and the 5 boroughs of New York City is high.  Why?

The answer…

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