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How To Control Carpenter Ant Populations In Trees

How To Control Carpenter Ant Populations In Trees

Carpenter ants get their name from the fact that they will create their colonies inside of wood. They will usually pick dead or decaying wood, but once inside it, they will spread to healthy parts as well. They are very fast workers, and they will create their colony...

Getting Rid of Ants, The Most Common Home Invader

Getting Rid of Ants, The Most Common Home Invader

While homeowners across the country enjoy the warm weather and the sights, smells and activities of the summer season, they also must contend with increased pest activity. This summer season season, B&B Pest Control is reminding homeowners to be on the look out...

How To Tell When You’ve Removed All The Mice | Boston Mouse Control

How To Tell When You’ve Removed All The Mice | Boston Mouse Control

So you have a house mouse infestation, you’ve set up a few traps, and you managed to catch one or more mice. Job done, right? Well, what if there are still more mice scurrying around? How can you tell when you’ve completely removed a mouse infestation? In this...

Guide To Identifying A Queen Ant

Guide To Identifying A Queen Ant

Every ant colony has a queen or more, and these queens are the beating heart of every ant nest. Without them, the species would not be able to reproduce. As such, they are protected and well taken care of by the rest of the members of the colony. The appearance of the...

What Makes A Common Indoor Spider A ‘House Spider’

What Makes A Common Indoor Spider A ‘House Spider’

Several spider species frequently enter homes and buildings, but many of these species cannot accurately be called “house spiders.” Some of the most commonly managed indoor spiders include species that prefer to dwell outdoors, such as wolf spiders, fishing spiders,...

Why Silverfish Are Attracted To Your Bathroom

Why Silverfish Are Attracted To Your Bathroom

Silverfish are six-legged insects that are spread throughout the world. You will usually find them in the sinks of your home, around the kitchen and bathroom, or in your basement, usually right after you turn on the light in the dark. As soon as they feel that they...

Why Wasp Sprays Work

Why Wasp Sprays Work

If you’ve ever seen wasp spray in action, you’ve noticed just how effective it can be. Any wasp that is touched by the spray will drop to the ground dead almost immediately. But why is it that wasp sprays are so effective? Let’s find out! How do these sprays work?...

How Ants Disperse Into New Areas

How Ants Disperse Into New Areas

Just like termites, most bee species, and many wasp species, ants are social insects that live in colonies. One single ant colony can contain anywhere from a few hundred individual ants to more than 10,000 individual ants, depending on species and colony-age. Many ant...