Although many homeowners are more concerned about termites, carpenter ants are still capable of causing extensive structural and cosmetic damage. Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not use wood as a food source. Instead, they remove the wood to build their nests. Carpenter ants are especially fond of wood that has become damp or started to decay. Early… Read more »

Even restaurants known for their impeccable cleanliness can become infested with pests. Critters like cockroaches, rodents and ants may find your restaurant the perfect place to call home. To treat an infestation, you must first know that you have one. Here are a few signs that your restaurant may have a pest problem. Contaminated Food If you… Read more »

A carpenter is a person who builds and repairs wooden structures. Carpenter ants, on the other hand, do the exact opposite. A single carpenter ant is mostly harmless, but an entire colony of them can reduce a house or building to splinters if they are not taken care of. If you’re unsure of exactly how… Read more »

Termites can be a huge problem because of how fast they reproduce. A queen termite can lay anywhere from one hundred to five thousands eggs per day, and they can live to be 25 years old! That means that if you have a termite problem, it could grow very quickly. Not sure if you have a… Read more »

Fall is approaching. There’s a crispness to the morning air and the leaves are beginning to change color. For many people, this is a favorite time of year. As the leaves begin to fall, we’re not the only ones thinking about getting cozy on those chilly nights. Many insects also love fallen leaves — whether piles or… Read more »