Most of us know our fair share about ants. We can identify a couple of species, and we certainly know which ones have painful bites. We know that they live in colonies and that they are capable of transferring crumbs of food several times their own body weight. Most of us even recognize when there’s … Continue reading Truly Nolen Pest Control: When Do Ants Sleep?
Everybody knows that carpenter ants are bad news. You don’t have to be a pest control expert to know that they can cause considerable damage to your home. They chew through wood and do so at an incredible rate. You do, however, need to be able to identify them properly. They’re very easily confused with … Continue reading How to Tell the Difference Between Termite and Carpenter Ant Damage
You never notice ants during the winter, do you? You wouldn’t – they would be covered under thick snow and frozen in ice. Ants, like many other animals, hibernate during the brutal winter months to avoid the cold. They’re usually buried deep under the snow and waiting for the warmer weather when they’ll become more … Continue reading Pest Control – Why are Ants a Big Issue in Summer?
Carpenter ants are a large ant species that can be black, red, yellow or brown in colour and can typically be found making their homes in trees, wood and underground. They are expert colonizers and many colonies can house tens of thousands of worker ants. The carpenter ants live in a complex society where each … Continue reading Residential Pest Control – How Carpenter Ant Queens Build Their Colonies
Even though they might disrupt and frustrate precious ecosystems and homeowners, ants are a remarkable insect. They’re one of the most populated animals on the planet, and despite their slight stature, when they work together they can be one of the most efficient team-working systems that exist. Of course, having a huge number of teammates … Continue reading Discovering What Makes Ants So Strong
Ants are unsightly insects. They live in huge colonies and are one of the most populated insects in the world with hundreds of different species found worldwide. Recently the ant has become better recognized as a pest we need to carefully control. Certain species have the potential to destroy your home, however, have we considered … Continue reading Truly Nolen Pest Control – Will Ants Bite You?
Many insects are very small to the human eye and can be easily mistaken for other pests if you don’t know what to look for. It is important to know what your dealing with if you have a pest problem so that the right pest control plan can be implemented. The most common type of … Continue reading What Does A Carpenter Ant Look like?
Ants are so small that half the time we don’t even notice them, and when we do it’s usually because they’re snaking their way across the kitchen counter carrying crumbs to their nest. But they are in fact the most abundant insect on earth and their population is estimated at around one quadrillion! When you … Continue reading Ant Control: Their Role in the Ecosystem
Under the guise of being just a regular ant, the Carpenter ant will stealthily invade your home without you being any the wiser. These wood munching machines are slightly larger in their appearance, and are a high priority for pest control in Canada, as they can cause some serious structural damage to property. Carpenter ant … Continue reading The Cold Facts About Carpenter Ant Activity in the Fall and Winter
If you’re an ant, then a mild winter means that you can get a head start in the spring. The lack of freezing cold temperatures allows the ant to become more active sooner in the year, meaning more unwanted ant activity for your home and/or business this coming season. Commercial pest control in Niagara has experienced … Continue reading Mild Winters Mean More Ant Problems