Posts from March 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014
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.
You might not see them yet but one thing’s for sure, the higher the temperatures climb, the more homeowners will start to find ants in the kitchen. If it hasn’t happened to you yet, you’re in luck! There are some easy things that you can do on your own to help reduce the chance of ants infesting your home as their favorite ‘all you can eat buffet. Here are a few tips offered up by our team of Loveland and Fort Collins pest control pros:
You’ve probably heard that cockroaches are a pretty tough species. In fact, many people have said that cockroaches are the only species that could survive a nuclear disaster! The TV show “Mythbusters” tested the theory that cockroaches could survive a nuclear explosion. They found out that cockroaches can withstand extreme radiation exposure and might be able to survive a nuclear disaster. Cockroaches have also been known to live for several days after decapitation- now that is a tough insect!