All too often, people see black ants and can't tell the difference between carpenter ants and “regular” ants. That's a problem both ways because people might ignore a carpenter ant problem, thinking it's just a few pests and only discover the real issue … [Read more...] about Did You Know That Carpenter Ants Are Different From Black Ants?
Ants are regularly labeled the most intelligent of all insects. Time magazine even declared “Your Ant Farm Is Smarter Than Google.” Yet some look down on ant intelligence, arguing that – due to the size of their brains – ants are not actually smart but … [Read more...] about How Intelligent Are Ants?
When it comes to injuries from insects, people think of bee stings and spider bites first and at the top of the danger list. Yet ants also bite, causing serious consequences. … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About Ant Bites
Carpenter ants can be a major problem for homeowners. If an infestation goes undetected for too long, the cost of repairing the property damage can add up quickly. One support beam alone can cost $2000 or more. But as temperatures drop, you can get a … [Read more...] about Do Carpenter Ants Stay Active in Fall and Winter?
Ants have a place in nature, but no one wants to see them in their home or on their property. While you want to keep all of them out, some are more dangerous than others. If you have a hard time keeping them straight, here's a guide to common types of … [Read more...] about A Handy Guide to Ants