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A Closer Look at Ant Species

Argentine Ants: Colonies of Argentine ants are found throughout the southeastern parts of the U.S. and California usually in wet environments near a food source. Argentine ants do not pose a health threat, but they can contaminate food and give … Continue reading

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West Palm Beach Florida Pest Control Pros Can Send White-Footed Ants Packing

In certain parts of the world, some people are strapping on their snow boots right about now and heading for the hills. Of course our West Palm Beach pest control pros know that this is not the case in South … Continue reading

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Palm Beach Pest Control Pros Reveal Thief Ants’ M.O.

Over the years, Floridians have seen their share of crime dramas. Some have featured nefarious ne’er-do-wells of epic proportions. Others have had casts of characters whose shadows were no bigger than 1/32 of an inch. Those are the ones that … Continue reading

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SHOULD HOMEOWNERS/RESIDENTS BE CONCERNED IF THEY FIND ANTS IN THEIR HOME?

Most species of ants are considered ‘nuisance pests,’ meaning that they don’t pose a significant threat to health or property, but are an annoyance when found indoors. In fact, ants are the number one nuisance pest in the United States. … Continue reading

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South Florida Exterminators can Conquer Pharaoh Ant Empires

Monomorium pharaonis is the scientific name for one of South Florida’s more interesting pests. However, most people just refer to the creatures as pharaoh ants. Like the humans that they share a moniker with, these 1/12-inch long formicidae have been … Continue reading

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West Palm Beach Pest Control Pro Talks About Crazy Ants

There are many multi-legged creatures that call the Sunshine State home. One of the more recent ones to set up shop in West Palm Beach is the crazy ant. Unlike other ants found in our area, they have something uniquely … Continue reading

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Pest Control in Fort Pierce: A Look at South Florida’s Smallest Acrobats

Which famous Florida residents are known to fly through the air with ease and walk across high wires? No, we are not talking about Nik Wallenda and company. These guys and gals are much shorter and have many more legs … Continue reading

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Seeing Ghosts? South Florida Exterminators Can Help

As long time South Florida exterminators, we’ve seen our share of ants. We can also honestly say that the Sunshine State has some of the more interesting species of Formicidae in the United States. One of the more bizarre creatures … Continue reading

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Scientists are creating super soldier ants…a good idea?

Scientists are creating super soldier ants…a good idea? Researchers and scientists from McGill University in Canada had discovered that the ant species Pheidole morrisi has all the tools needed to become a big headed monster. All the researchers had to … Continue reading

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Exterminators in West Palm Beach seeing an Increase in Fire Ants

Fire ants are stinging insects that are usually bright red in color. There are more than 285 different species of fire ants, which produce large mounds of dirt that disrupt the local terrain. They can also attack other insects and … Continue reading

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Pest Control Pro in Palm Beach Can Help Resolve Big Headed Ant Problems

Have you ever heard someone use the phrase, “you have a big head?” Well, in the insect world, it’s more than just a euphemism. At least that’s the case when it comes to big-headed ants. Considered to be one of … Continue reading

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Protect your property against tawny crazy ants

Protect properties against tawny crazy ants Fire ants have long been a threat in the southern United States, but another aggressive ant species known as the tawny crazy ant is taking over in many areas of the region. These ants … Continue reading

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Tips to protect against crazy ants

To prevent crazy ants from gaining access to a structure, we recommend the following tips: Trim vegetation away from the home to prevent pathways inside. Seal all cracks and crevices on the outside of the home, including around doors and … Continue reading

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Tips to prevent crazy ants from gaining access to a structure

Tips to prevent crazy ants from gaining access to a structure: Fire ants have long been a threat in the southern United States, but another aggressive ant species known as the tawny crazy ant is taking over in many areas … Continue reading

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Crazy Ants

Crazy Ants

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Carpenter Ants Call for Pest Control in Palm Beach

Here in Florida, carpenter ants are prevalent, and can sometimes wreak havoc on wooden structures, not because they eat wood, but because they bore through it when making tunnels from which to forage food. At the first sign of carpenter … Continue reading

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Why are crazy ants problematic?

Although these ants usually nest outside, they will forage indoors in large numbers in cooler temperatures or after rainfall. Inside, crazy ants usually nest underneath floors or carpeting, inside wall voids and soffits. Crazy ants can become a problem when … Continue reading

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Researchers discover new Ant capabilities

Ants are cool. You may not think that when they are marching through your kitchen, but before you spray them into oblivion, just remember: ants are cool. Researchers studying an Asian weaver ant came upon two new and exciting abilities. … Continue reading

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Termites or Flying Ants? A West Palm Beach Exterminator Explains the Difference

Many people are frightened whenever they notice what appear to be winged ants in or around their home. That’s because they are unsure whether or not these insects are actually a termites, and are afraid their home may be infested. … Continue reading

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33 new species of Ant Discover on floor of Central America

33 new species of Ant Discover on floor of Central America According toa biologist, The tiny ants resemble “mini-monsters” who can camouflage in clay to capture their prey. The biologist also said, “The ants’ unusual jaws that move sideways instead … Continue reading

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