You likely have never had any interest in studying a colony of ants (or any reason to even consider doing so). But if you ever did, you might occasionally find a colony with some unusual residents who don’t seem to belong with the rest.
Ants are one of the most common insect issues that can plague homeowners. Fortunately, this is also among the easiest issues to handle on your own.
Seems like groceries are more expensive than ever these days. According to USA Today, the cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet costs between $146 and $289 a week on average. That’s not chump change—and you want to make sure you get the most out of every dollar you spend. Unfortunately, since most people don’t enjoy the prospect of eating food that has been snacked on by ants, an ant infestation can be very costly in terms of discarded food that is otherwise perfectly fine.
For little creatures, ants can certainly be a big downer. An ant invasion can ruin your picnic or outdoor gathering, and can make you feel like you’re under attack in your own kitchen. Even worse, ants aren’t loners. You rarely see one or two—usually, they arrive in large numbers that suddenly seem to be crawling […]
Ants are a very common problem for anyone living anywhere today. They enter your home, raid your pantry, take what they want, and never even ask. And if you do the same in their home, you are greeted with some of the most agonizing bites you will ever experience. These pests are quite a nuisance […]
Ants are one of the most common household pests. That means they are also one of the most common things that pest control products are designed to fight. So you have a wide variety of ant control options available. Different types of ant control products: Spray: If you want to kill ants quickly on contact, […]
When attempting to control ants with chemicals, the most basic options are direct application to the mounds or a broadcast application. It must be noted, that to reduce your ant populations, you must kill the queen. So either application of chemical control must meet that objective to be considered a success. In this article we review direct and broad cast applications for ant control.
SPRING Ants search for protein to nourish the brood. Capitalize on this ant craving by selecting Maxforce Granular Insect Bait and/or Maxforce Bait Stations. SUMMER Ants forage for sweet honeydew, which is typically found on plants and ornamentals. Choose a bait that is high in carbohydrates, such as Maxforce FC Ant Killer Bait Gel. FALL […]
In this article we will review ways to keep ants out of the garden. Ants are not only a problem in your home and for your picnic, they can devour your garden vegetables right off the vine. Let us review ways to keep ants out of the garden. The short answer, OH YES HE DID! […]
Follow the tips below for effectively using ant baits. Ant baits are a wonderful resource to limit the ant population in your area, without having to spray harmful chemicals or granules all over your yard. They are one of the most simple methods for the DIY pest controller. By using a few effective strategies with ant […]