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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 Pests Come Out in Early Spring?

Ed Robinson | Posted on April 25, 2019

Red motif of ticks, spiders, rats, and more.Most of us look forward to the coming of spring. Warm weather means we can be more active outdoors, trips can be planned and the family can spend time relaxing in the yard. All…

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What Insects Are Active During Winter?

Ed Robinson | Posted on December 6, 2018

An Asian lady beetle sits atop snow.

For many people, winter is their favorite time of year. The holiday season will be in full swing and you can go skiing, snowboarding or skating at an outdoor rink. There’s all sorts of winter…

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Don’t be Spooked by Pests this Halloween

Ed Robinson | Posted on October 11, 2018

Raccoon dressed as a witch for Halloween.

It’s supposed to be the spookiest time of the year, but Halloween should be about spooky fun. But if you think you have a pest problem, you can have some all too real scares this…

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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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Tips for Identifying Carpenter Ants

AWST | Posted on May 27, 2014

Carpenter Bee

Carpenter ants are large ants that are typically red or black in color. These insects are often found burrowing through wood. Using their large mandibles and jaws, carpenter ants are able to chew through wood and create elaborate colonies. To…

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