6 Things Homeowners Need To Know About Ghost Ants


There are many types of invasive ants that now make their home in the United States. Some of them, like fire ants, are household names, while others, like ghost ants, don't get as much attention. Here are six things homeowners need to know about ghost ants. Where do ghost ants come from? Ghost ants are originally from a tropical climate; they are thought to come from either Africa or Asia, though the exact origin isn't known.

3 August 2015

Got Ants In Your Kitchen? Here's How You Get Rid Of Them


If you see tiny ants in your kitchen, you may wonder how and why they got into your home. There are two types of ants that frequent kitchens and other areas with food: sugar ants and grease ants. If you know their sizes, colors and eating habits, you can take steps to get rid of them. Here's how you identify and eradicate the ants in your kitchen.  Identify the Ants Sugar ants range in color from orange to brown and have large, black heads.

31 July 2015

Dealing With Bed Bugs: Tips For Renters Who Suspect Their Apartment Is Infested


From ants to termites and house flies, there are a number of insects that can find their way into any home, and for the most part, they are all easy to get rid of. However, there is one pest that is so insidious that it can strike fear into the heart of landlords and tenants alike: bed bugs. Finding bed bugs in an apartment complex is a huge issue because these clever pests can spread quickly, and getting rid of them is very difficult.

30 July 2015