Ants in the kitchen: What does it mean?

So, you have ants in the kitchen? You’ll be surprised to know that this is the most common issue we hear during the warm weather months.  There are many reasons for it,  lets take a look at some areas and let’s concentrate on carpenter ants. This is where the food is Ants in the kitchen […]

Carpenter bees nest: Do they cause damage

Do carpenter bees nest?  It’s a fair question, but the answer is not as simple.  The fact is that most people associate wasps, hornets and bumble bees with have a nest.  This is rightfully so as each one of these “bees” as social wasps.  However, the carpenter bee is much different. If its spring and […]

You found a carpenter ant in your home, now what?

You found a carpenter ant in your home, now what? The first thing to do is not to panic.  There are plenty of people everyday who are facing the same problem.  The real test of whether you should worry has to do with the additional questions you should be asking yourself.  Is this the first […]

Get rid of ants

We get many questions asking how to get rid of ants, in particular carpenter ants. You’d think that as a pest control business owner this would be a trusted secret, but in fact it’s not. I’d be more than happy to explain to the masses how to get rid of ants. If you’re a CT resident […]

Termite mud tubes: CT termite control

Termite mud tubes are by far the most common sign of termites.  Especially the eastern subterranean termite as it’s the only termite we have in CT.  The subterranean termite is very elusive and if you don’t know what you’re looking for it’s mud tubes can be hard to find.  Once found though you’ll need to […]

Get rid of carpenter ants the right way

So, you want to get rid of carpenter ants!!  It’s really not that hard, once you find where the carpenter ant colony is located.  In previous posts I’ve gone over where to look for carpenter ants so we won’t be revisiting that.  My purpose for this post will be to explain what is actually done to […]