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ants are small insects that, when stimulated, may sting humans and animals (sometimes causing an allergic reaction); fire ants can be particularly dangerous; ants are often attracted to human food items (particularly those that are sweet)

Natural pest prevention

Natural Ant Repellent

Ants are a topic we cover often. In Florida, ants are a major pest. They are very aggressive and want what you have, namely: food, water & shelter. August is prime ant season. From August into the fall months, ants are looking to store as much energy as possible for the natural slow down that […]

04 Aug
2020
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Ant Scout

How to Handle the Lone Ant Scout

We have all seen the single ant roaming around the counter top. Or one might pop up on your table. You may see one in the bathroom. These single ants are scouts and they are sent from a colony to explore and find a food or water source. The colony is always looking to feed […]

20 Jul
2020
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Pest control - mouse

How Do You Define a Pest?

As a pest control company, we have been called to handle most any and every annoyance you can think of in regards to wildlife and bugs. Most of the time we are able to provide a service and a plan which will eliminate a person’s trouble. If the problem is something out of the scope […]

02 Jul
2020
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fire ant found in Brveard County Florida

The Two Species of Fire Ant Found in Florida

If you have had a run in with fire ants in your yard or elsewhere in Brevard County, you know that it is not a pleasurable experience at all. Sometimes you don’t even know these things have crawled on you until they start biting. And boy does it hurt. Not only does it hurt while […]

19 Jun
2020
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Roaches during pandemic

People Staying at Home Attract More Pests

There is a school of though that people being home more now because of the pandemic has made them more aware of their existing pest issue that went unnoticed before. That is definitely happening. But the fact that people are home more means that their activity is also attracting more pests. As restaurants and businesses […]

28 May
2020
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More about ants

Facts About Ants You May Not Know

Since the time you were a tiny child you have probably been aware of ants. These fascinating little creatures crawl anywhere and everywhere, constantly scavenging for food. If you were bitten by one of these insects your fascination probably transformed into disdain. Now as an adult you largely find ants to be a nuisance. They […]

03 Mar
2020
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Ghost ants in Brevard County

Ghost Ants in Florida

Have you heard of ghost ants? No, these are not spirits of deceased ants. This ant gets its nickname from the fact that half of its body is translucent. The ant appears to be an apparition. Its real name is Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricus). They are originally from Africa or Asia and are not native to […]

14 Dec
2019
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sugar ants Melbourne Florida

Tiny Black Ants that Move Very Fast

If you are reading this, you probably searched the exact keywords used in the article title. Tiny fast black ants, one day they just show up like uninvited in-laws. They start with one or two little strays that you can easily sweep up and get rid of, but then they just keep coming. These tiny […]

24 Jun
2019
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pavement ants

Can Pavement Ants Cause Structural Damage?

If you live in Central Florida, you probably appreciate the warm winter months that top out at 75 degrees while the rest of the country is going through blizzard like conditions. But, living in a state that is warm all year long is attractive to all life forms, not just humans. For this reason, Floridian’s […]

13 Jun
2019
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ant problems Florida

Ant Problem May Be Much Deeper Than You Think

If you have ever dealt with ants you know that the mound on the top of the ground is just the very tip of the iceberg, so to speak. The majority of the ant colony lives under ground for protection and to stay warm. But, some ant nests are truly enormous and may be more […]

06 Dec
2018
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