Recently, several media outlets ran stories about an Oregon woman who keeps two anteaters as pets. She dresses the pair of exotic mammals in sweaters, and they sleep in a makeshift burrow in her washing machine during the day. At night, they go on patrol for insects.
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.
Ants of all types have long been the bane of farmers, ranchers, or just people who can't stand to have them around their home. There are many ways of killing ants, but unfortunately several of these methods can have disastrous effects on the plants growing around them. Luckily, there are several ways in which a person can kill ants without harming their plants.
Carpenter ants are among some of the most bothersome pests that can find their way into a home. Carpenter ant bait can attract these little nuisances in an effort to have them take poison back to their nest, effectively killing off the entire colony. It's important, however, to know how to properly use different types of baits. Having the right bait and using it correctly can easily rid a home of these insects.
We’re all familiar with the proverbial image of ants carrying away a picnic basket—and while it’s true that picnic fare is definitely very attractive to ants, the truth is these pests will gladly take anything edible. That’s why summer is a peak time for ants, because many of us do a lot of outdoor entertaining […]
There are a host of pests that can prove to be excessively bothersome in a residential or commercial setting, but ants are amongst the worst. Ant removal isn't that difficult when considering all of the products out there, but for pet owners it's vital to find products that are safe for their furry friends. Luckily, […]
As most of us already know, ants travel in large groups. So if you have an ant problem, killing a few here and there really won’t make that big of a difference. To truly solve your problem, you need to wipe out the ants in large numbers. The best way to do that is by […]
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 […]
Has an army of ants invaded your kitchen? If so, you may feel like you are under attack. You may have even started to avoid spending time in your kitchen, because the ants seem to have taken over your space. Well, you can reclaim your turf, with the help of a not-so-secret weapon. Ant traps […]
When battling an ant infestation, you have a number of products at your disposal. You may find it tough to pick just one—but the good news is, you don’t have to. Why you should use several ant control products Ants are industrious creatures by natures. They will work hard to get into your home, and […]