Squirrel in your attic? Now what?

Squirrel in your attic? A grey squirrel is more than just annoying.  A common grey squirrel can destroy insulation, damage wood siding by gnawing their way into your home and last but not least cause fires.  It’s a well documented fact that fires in residences of unknown origin are many times blamed on squirrels and […]

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 […]

CT Exterminators

CT exterminators are unique in that we deal with all kinds of strange situations. Our weather is such that we have many different pests that can be challenging at different times of the year. The challenges that CT exterminators are faced with are typically because of the weather. However, there are times when the pests […]

What does carpenter ant frass look like?

Carpenter ant frass is sometimes difficult to identify, but a homeowner can typically make the diagnosis on their own if they’ve got some background information.  After reading the following list I’m sure you’ll be able to answer the question:  What does carpenter ant frass look like just like a pro. What is carpenter ant frass anyhow? […]

Why are there carpenter ants in your home?

I’ve got carpenter ants in my home? As a CT exterminator I’m never terribly surprised when people tell me this because, frankly there are a lot of carpenter ants in CT. The reasons vary greatly from house to house, but the ending is always the same. The homeowner has them, they want to get rid […]

Carpenter Ants In Walls: What the Crackling Sound Means

The sound of carpenter ants in walls can be unnerving to a homeowner but actually hearing carpenter ants is not as common as you’d think. What do carpenter ants in walls sound like? People describe the sound as: Crackling that is very similar to the sound cereal makes when you add milk Crumpling paper or […]