Where Do Ants Go in the Winter?

Where Do Ants Go in the Winter?

When you think of “ant season” you probably think of the summer: ant hills in the backyard, ants crawling aboard a juicy watermelon, or ants creeping around your floors and kitchen. You may be wondering, “where do ant’s go in the winter?” Ants are cold-blooded...
What to Do If You Find Rat or Mouse Droppings

What to Do If You Find Rat or Mouse Droppings

Do you see small black granular shapes around your home or apartment? This could cause concern as these are mice droppings, which is a larger sign that you are sharing your home with rodents. Mice are naturally an unwanted problem as they chew through your food, and...
Spring Cleaning? Think about Pests

Spring Cleaning? Think about Pests

It’s already April, and for many people, including us, that means the beginning of spring… and spring cleaning. Officially, spring started on March 20th, but we like to wait for warmer weather to begin cleaning, so now is the time! But spring cleaning can be daunting,...
Avoiding Bee Stings

Avoiding Bee Stings

The warmer weather naturally encourages one to be outside. However, the lovely spring weather encourages flowers to bloom, naturally attracting bees. So as you and your loved ones spend time outside, watch out for stinging bees on your property!  If you or...
A Termite Warning to Prospective Homebuyers

A Termite Warning to Prospective Homebuyers

Buying a home is likely one of the most significant decisions you will make in your life. It is not only the biggest financial decision most people will ever make, but it also has serious ramifications for your happiness in your day-to-day life. A house is not just an...
Invasive Pests to Watch Out for

Invasive Pests to Watch Out for

You’ve probably heard this term before invasive pests. In the back of our minds, what comes up isn’t really a threat. Just a nuisance, and likely (at least in our brains) we’ll never see one. But that couldn’t be more wrong. Because people are careless when traveling...
What Diseases Do Fleas Carry?

What Diseases Do Fleas Carry?

Even a diligent pet owner will, at one time or another, have to deal with fleas. Generally, the most danger that fleas pose to humans are the irritating and extremely itchy bites they leave as they feed. In most cases, barring allergic reactions, these bites are not...
The Truth about Daddy Longlegs 

The Truth about Daddy Longlegs 

When people are having a conversation about spiders, and especially daddy longlegs, someone usually chimes in and makes a remark about how daddy longlegs have the most powerful venom of any spider but they are unable to use their venom because their fangs are too...
Where Do Ants Go in the Winter?

What Foods Attract Ants?

None of us want to see ants crawling on our countertops, in the corners of our dining rooms, or inching their way up the legs of our tables. Dealing with an infestation can be both frustrating and time-consuming, and killing ants as you see them can, unfortunately,...
What are Muskrats?

What are Muskrats?

Surely you’re familiar with rats, mice, squirrels, and beavers, but have you heard of their rodent cousin, the muskrat? Muskrats are large, amphibious rodents known for their unusual penchant for living near bodies of water. The name “muskrat” derives from “musky”,...