Perhaps the most common pest throughout Wisconsin homes is ants. As kids we spend time viewing ants under a magnifying glass. As adults we spend [...]
Forecast calls for an extra buggy spring and summer! We all enjoyed the warm winter we had this year, but so did many insects. This [...]
A clean home elicits a very calming feeling. After a thorough disinfection of your kitchen and living spaces, you finally exhale knowing not a surface [...]
Ants are never taken seriously. An unfortunate and cruel childhood rite of passage is to learn the wonders of energy transfer by using the sun’s [...]
Termites aren’t the only pests who have an appetite for wood! Carpenter ants, one of our biggest pest problems this summer, also love to tunnel in moist structures. Find out the difference between these two structure-threatening pests, along with some tips to prevent them, with Jay Newell, IPM Sales & Service Manager, as he visits NBC 15 in Madison.
The ants come marching one by one – and then before you know it –they’re everywhere! Randy Allen talks with Real Milwaukee on tips to prevent and identify Wisconsin’s most common summer pest.
MENOMONEE FALLS NOW August 11TH 2015 MENOMONEE FALLS, WI Carpenter ants have been ranked one of the most destructive and economically influential pest affecting homes [...]
Are you living in denial? It is easy to do--especially with carpenter ants. But if you live in Wisconsin, you can't afford to ignore the warning signs of a carpenter ant infestation. Carpenter ants chew their way through support beams and load-bearing studs as they grow nest after nest in the walls of your home. If left unchecked, you could end up with damage that can never be repaired.
Are you feeling like your home and more specifically your kitchen has been taken over by tiny ants in recent weeks? If so, you are not alone. Homeowners across the country are feeling your pain. While there a several suspects, here in Wisconsin the culprit is most likely the thief ant.
Ants, even though they are not considered to be dangerous, disease-transmitting insects, are tenacious pests that relentlessly continue to be a nuisance to Wisconsin homeowners. While carpenter ants are capable of invoking damage to the wooden components of the house and must be dealt with, most other ants are simply labeled as nuisances. Even then, no one likes the idea of ants crawling around on counter tops and inside cupboards and cabinets. Unless they are eradicated, these nuisance ants will get inside containers and contaminate food.