Odorous House Ant

Odorous house ant (Tapinoma Sessile) is a small ant specie that resides in houses and has a repugnant odor. They are also called sugar ant, stink ant, and coconut ant. They are social ants that live in colonies with hundreds of workers and one queen per colony or thousands of workers and hundred queens in closely knit territories. The odorous …

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CARPENTER ANTS INFESTATION

Carpenter ants (Camponatus spp) are one of the largest members of the ant family. They could grow up to 13mm in length and are generally black although they have reddish or yellowish colored species. They have caste which includes the queen that bears the reproductive duties, to workers and swarmer’s (winged ants) who leave to develop new colonies. EVIDENCE OF …

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How to Prevent Ants from Coming into Your Home?

Preventive Measures to Take and Repellents to Use When it comes to pest extermination, not all people know how to get rid of ants in the house. It seems that these insects know numerous ways to get in your house: holes in walls, floor and foundation, crevices in the ceiling, basement and attic. Among a huge variety of ants that …

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Why Do Ants Enter My Pennsylvania Home?

Most commonly ants live outside in the ground, in nests or ant hills in Pennsylvania. Several hills and nests can make up one colony and the queen ant runs the place and is responsible for making new ants. In the spring as things start to warm up, ant colonies send out scouts to find food and fuel. These foraging ants …

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Is a One-Time Treatment Enough to Get Rid of Ants?

Summer is the hot season – migratory birds return from their southern homes, leaves and flowers bloom, we have more hours of sunlight and warmth. Unfortunately, bugs come back too during this season, a lot of bugs. Ants are active now and invading peoples’ homes and businesses. Before you call a pest management company to take care of them, you …

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Ant Control Pennsylvania

There are more than 700 ant species found in the U.S., although only about 25 species commonly infest homes. Ants are social insects that typically live in underground colonies, made up of workers and a queen. Ants will eat practically any kind of food, but are especially attracted to sweets. With its number of species, ants have become the number …

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