Pavement Ants

The Pavement Ant is a small pest (ranging from 1/10 to 1/16 inches in length) that can be found in many parts of the United States, as far north as Canada and as far south as Florida. They get their name because they build nests along sidewalks, building foundations,...

All About Pavement Ants

The Pavement Ant is  part of the family Formicidae (Ants). They are small pests (ranging from 1/10 to 1/16 inches in length) that can be found in many parts of the United States, as far north as Canada and as far south as Florida. Pavement ants were introduced to the...

Ants – The Univited Guest

Ants are social insects. They like hanging out in our kitchens and at picnics and outdoor parties. Yet, these uninvited and unwanted guests are not simply unsightly – they can also be dangerous contaminates to food. Considering that you likely eat multiple meals a day...

Pest Trivia

Did you know . . . After mating, queen ants lose their wings and never fly again. There are 22 varieties of earwigs in the United States but more than 1,000 species worldwide. Caterpillars may have over 4000 separate muscles. Humans have only...

Fun Facts

It’s time again for some Fun Facts! Did you know. . . An ant can lift 20 times its own body weight. If a 175-pound man had the comparative strength of an ant, he could lift four tons. Powderpost beetles larvae will tunnel into hardwood floors, wooden antiques and the...

The Numero Uno Nuisance Pest

Did you know that ants are the #1 nuisance pest in the United States? Ant control is now more important than ever. 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...