Have you been spotting ants in your home often enough to make you uneasy? These tiny, seemingly harmless insects don’t appear to be much of a match against humans. However, you should proceed with caution. Do-it-yourself extermination methods can backfire and actually make the problem worse. Out in nature, ants are an important part of … Continue reading Why Do it Your Self Doesn’t Always Work With Ants
Big and black, carpenter ants are the undisputed kings of the New Jersey ant kingdom and a formidable wood destroying pest. Unlike termites, carpenter ants do not eat wood; but the tunnels they carve into wood are nearly as destructive. Carpenter ants live in wood planks and beams, chewing long tunnels and large galleries into … Continue reading How to Keep Carpenter Ants Out of Your Home
One of the most aggressive and problematic ant species in New Jersey, wood-destroying carpenter ants tunnel into wood, excavating large galleries to house their colonies and nurseries. Part of Mother Nature’s recycling team; carpenter ants typically colonize fallen tree limbs and rotting stumps on the forest floor, helping to reduce wood debris to soil-enriching mulch. … Continue reading Take Steps To Prevent Carpenter Ants From Attacking Your NJ Home
There is a wide variety of nuisance ants that exist throughout the United States. Some types of ants prefer to live outdoors, others live outdoors and will move indoors as they forage for food, and some types of ant colonies can only survive by living indoors. Pavement ants are considered to be a nuisance ant. … Continue reading Pavement Ants Are Small But Pack A Wallop!
NJ Ants survive the cold winter months quite well by spending their time underground where the temperatures do not freeze. At the first sign of spring, worker ants will begin to emerge from their colonies, clearing the way for their nest-mates to come to the surface. Many types of ants in New Jersey are considered … Continue reading NJ Ants Are Ready For A Seasonal Attack
As the spring and summer months begin, one of the most common complaints to pest control experts in Monmouth County, NJ are ants. Ants are persistent pests that are found both indoors and outdoors. There are many different species of ants in New Jersey with different characteristics, and all craving different food sources…protein or sweets, … Continue reading Here Come The Ants!