Tag: flying ants

How to Keep Bugs Out of Firewood

It is important to keep bugs out of firewood. Termites infesting your firewood could find their way into your home. To keep bugs out of firewood, prevention is your best option. Store firewood properly and you will protect the wood and your house from ants, termites, beetles and other invasive... more
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Termites or Flying Ants?

Not sure if you have termites or flying ants in your home? Watch this video to learn how to differentiate between these two... more
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Termite ID: How to Spot Termites in Your Home

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Every year, termites cause more than $5 billion in property damage in the United States. Termites are known as “silent destroyers” because of their ability to chew through wood, flooring and even wallpaper undetected for years—damage that isn’t covered by most homeowners’ insurance... more
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You Will Be Surprised What Termites Can Do

The sun is finally out and you want to get outside every minute you can.  While you're trying to get outside, Termites are trying to do everything they can to get into your house.  Termites want sneak their way into your home to get to the walls and floors. Termites have a big appetite for... more
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Is Your Home Infested With Carpenter Ants?

Carpenter Ants are large, they are between .25 to 1 inch in length, They live throughout the United States but prefer dead, damp wood to build their nests. Carpenter ants are a common pest that may be infesting your home, especially the black carpenter ant. Carpenter ants are not termites, they do... more
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The War on Bedbugs Starts Now: The 2nd National Bed Bug Summit

A summit to fight the epidemic of Cimex lectularius convenes today in Washington DC as the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a half dozen other federal agencies try to address the "consumer concern about the rising incidence of bed bugs in the United States." The 2011 National Bedbug... more
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Controlling Termites and Carpenter Ants

After the long snowy winter and a very wet spring...Carpenter Ants and Termites will be thriving in our New England homes if you're not prepared. By living in the United States, you live under the constant threat of costly damage caused by wood-destroying bugs. Identifying and understanding the... more
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Carpenter Ants in New England… Spring is Their Season

At least three carpenter ant species invade homes in New England.  The black carpenter ant, Camponotus pennsylvanicus, is the most common invader in New England. Insects are divided into three distinct body sections, head, thorax and abdomen.  Ants are related to wasps and bees and the thorax... more
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Identifying Termites

Written by termiteblog.wordpress.com Termites belong to numerous species and this may become an additional confusion on your being able to know what a termite looks like. Among them, the subterranean termites would be the most frequent to be found in many homes. Not everyone is familiar with how... more
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