Red ants with wings. Are they termites?

Red ants with wings are actually a common pest to find in Connecticut.  In fact, we get calls fairly regularly for them during certain times of the year.  More often than not there are two concerns.  Are they termites and can you get rid of them?  The answer will surprise you. The pest control industry […]

Termites at the garage framing

Termites at the garage framing is one of the top places that both termite inspectors and home inspectors are going to look for damage.  This is especially true for the eastern subterranean termite which is the only termite in CT. If you think you might have termites read on to find out why termites at […]

Do it yourself pest control mistakes

Do it yourself pest control mistakes happen all the time.  Typically this happens because you can easily purchase some of the “sprays” your local professional does.  However, just because you can purchase a product doesn’t mean you’ll get the application right.  Pest control is a combination of tools.  The most important tool is knowledge of […]

Black ants with wings? That’s a problem

Black ants with wings should be a cause for concern.  The reason is that carpenter ants can do damage to your home. Carpenter ant infestations like termite problems have some defining characteristics that make it obvious to a professional.  Black ants with wings is only one of them. Black ants with wings head to the […]

Ants in the walls? It happens

Ants in the walls is a very real thing.  In fact, one of the most obvious signs of ants in the walls is them pushing out a material called frass.  Carpenter ants certainly not the only pest that creates frass, but they are the most common. If you live in rural Connecticut then at some […]

Rats in a restaurant, are you sharing your meal?

Rats in a restaurant can be disturbing to the owner and patrons alike.  After all who wants to share a meal with a rodent.  The shocking part about rats is that they’re everywhere including a restaurant near you. Connecticut, although smaller than many states has it’s share of rats.  This is true at both commercial […]

Strange noises in the attic

Strange noises in the attic is a call that we get often.  As a company we’ve been around for over 22 years.  In that time we’ve learned that a lot of the noises that people hear repeat depending on the season and time of day.  Attics are the most notorious for having this occur. If […]

What do termites look like?

What do termites look like, do you really know?  More often than not the answer is “I know what termites look like I’ve seen them before”.  The truth is that most people are wrong and that’s ok.  There are pest control companies all over the world that would be happy to make the ID for […]