When considering the vast array of common pests found in residential and commercial properties, it should come as no surprise that the ant is near the top of the list representing over 12,000 classified species. Even though they are not all found in our state, there are quite a variety of ants in Colorado and they can be found just about anywhere. However, identification of the type of ant is necessary in order to properly administer ant control and ant prevention.
People know that both carpenter ants and termites are wood destroying insects. Most people don’t realize that the similarities between these two insects stop pretty much there. Now that spring is almost here, you’ve got to be concerned about these bugs finding your Colorado home once again.
It may seem like spring is a long time away, but in reality it is just around the corner. The upcoming spring season for many families and college students often means going on a spring break vacation as a reward for surviving the winter. This can be a fun and exciting time that will be full of great memories; however one thing that can tarnish those memories are bed bugs.
The beautiful State of Colorado is noted for its beauty and a variety of species of wildlife. However, not all Colorado wildlife has that attraction and some, in fact, become invaders of your residences and businesses. One of those invasive creatures is the common squirrel. Squirrels are furry. They are cute. They have the characteristics and actions of a clown and can be very charming. But once they gain access into your attic, that charming creature becomes the equivalent of a rat! And if you are like most Colorado residents, you are looking for squirrel exclusion tips and how to keep squirrels out of your home.
Yellow jackets and other stinging insects like honey bees remind most people of the warm days of summer. After all, they seem to appear in the spring and then disappear during the winter. Yellow jackets are a very social insect that live in large colonies with thousands of members.
If you’ve ever had a mouse problem in your home you probably realize that setting mouse traps to catch these pesky rodents is not enough. Even as you empty one trap more are likely foraging in another area of your home. In order to eliminate mice and prevent new rodent activity you must correct the conditions in and around your home that appeal to them.