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Ants

Do Carpenter Ants Bite

Do carpenter ants bite? Carpenter ants are certainly a concern. But is this because they bite? Or because they chew through wood and damage your home? Unfortunately, Texas carpenter ants are an issue. But do you need to worry about carpenter ant bites? What do you...

What are flying ants, & how are they different from termites?

Flying ants, also known as alates, can be a real nuisance. They can resemble termites because they are both flying insects and relatively the same size. But how can you tell the difference? How can you tell them apart, and more importantly, what do you need to do if...

Swarming Insects and Flying Ants— Identification and Issues

Texas is home to a wide variety of swarming insects and flying ants. While most of these pests are nothing more than a nuisance, some can cause significant damage to your property. Knowing how to identify different types of flying insects will help prevent issues....

Sugar Ants

What are sugar ants? Sugar ants are an ant species attracted to sweets. They can be found in many...

Why You Should Schedule Your Fall Home Maintenance Services Now

Why You Should Schedule Your Fall Home Maintenance Services Now

September 22nd marked the autumn equinox, our calendar’s way of reminding us that fall is upon us and winter is coming. Although we typically see a downtrend in outdoor pests with the arrival of cooler weather, we all know the bugs have to go somewhere. Oftentimes,...

Do Bugs Die In Winter?

Do Bugs Die In Winter?

Do Bugs Die In Winter? Where Do Insects Go? Let’s Get To The Bottom of It Cooler weather, sweaters, Friday night lights, and pumpkin spiced lattes. We all have our own reasons to look forward to fall, and one of those is often the sudden lack of many of the pests that...

3 Types Of Ants That Can Wreak Havoc On Your Yard

3 Types Of Ants That Can Wreak Havoc On Your Yard

This time of year, isn’t it nice to have a yard that is the envy of your neighbors? Many towns even have a “yard of the month” contest. While we all want to have lush, thick, green grass, the reality is that it’s hard to keep our yards in tip-top shape in the...

A Quick Guide To Texas Ants & How To Get Rid Of Them

A Quick Guide To Texas Ants & How To Get Rid Of Them

Ah, ant season. If you haven't been bit by a fire ant at least once this season, you must be living under a rock! Okay, okay... maybe not under a rock. After all, ants love to make their homes under and around rocks. While it may feel like the entire ant population...