11 Different Types of Ants in California

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California has a surprising number of critters. This includes birds, mammals, and (of course) insects. So when you consider the fact that there are more than 12,000 species of ants in the world, 700 of which are in the US, it should be of no surprise that California has a LOT of ants. Ants often … Read more

How to Get Rid of Sugar Ants

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You’ve probably heard of people referring to sugar ants before and pictured tiny black ants running away with sugar crystals, but this is only the beginning of the story. In fact, sugar ants are a very complicated topic, so we’ll dispense with the usual introductions and jump right in. Getting to Know Sugar Ants  Sugar … Read more

How to Get Rid of Pavement Ants

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There are 14,000 species of ants currently classified and possibly 8,000 more suspected species out there, so it’s no surprise we talk a lot about these critters. They can pose a lot of problems for homes and gardens, while also being quite beneficial in many instances. Today, we’re taking a brief look at the pavement … Read more

How to Get Rid of Fire Ants

You’ve heard the name countless times before, and perhaps you’ve even watched their lives play out on Ants Canada, but there’s no real way to prepare for the first time you run into fire ants. These little critters have a reputation for being red, having a painful bite, and swarming their prey. But these attributes … Read more

How to Get Rid of Argentine Ants

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There’s an old saying that goes “strength in numbers”, an this can certainly be true of pests, as well. In fact, ants tend to be one of the most prevalent pests out there, from pavement ants and carpenter ants to frequent indoor invaders such as grease ants and the umbrella term of sugar ants (which … Read more

How to Get Rid of Grease Ants (Thief Ants)

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Ants are one of the most prolific critters on the planet for a good reason. They’re organized, social, and able to solve simple problems by leaving scent trails for one another. But this also makes them one of the most frustrating household pests. Depending on the type or species, ants can have relatively small colonies … Read more

4 Best Ant Traps For Your Home

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If you have noticed an increase in ant activity in and around your home, you may have an ant infestation. In this article, we will discuss what you will need to remove the ant infestation and review some of the best ant traps for the kitchen, bathroom, or other room in your house or apartment. So … Read more

4 Best Fire Ant Killers For Your Lawn

Fire ant infestations are a serious problem in many parts of the world. Not only can they nest in indoor and outdoor locations, but they also pose a threat to both humans and pets in your house. Fire ants can cause havoc for anyone caring for their garden as these tiny critters are attracted to the rich … Read more

How to Get Rid of Ant Hills (15 Easy Methods)

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It’s Sod’s Law that no matter how well-kept your lawn and walkway are, something will invariably ruin the view. One of the most common of these foils is the ant mound. They seem to pop up along cracks in your driveway or sidewalk, in the garden, or poking through your carefully manicured lawn. While you … Read more

Using Borax to Kill Ants (Does It Work?)

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Ants are one of those little pests that seem to appear out of nowhere, only to suddenly swarm a spot you likely thought they’d never get to. They can get into your food, march in an endless line along your countertops, and protect aphids and other plant and garden pests from natural predators. Suffice it … Read more