Pest Spotlight: Carpenter Ants

Carpenter Ant

Scientific Name: Camponotus spp. Common Names: Carpenter Ant Color: Mainly black, but varies from brown and red Size: Up to 1 inch or 25 millimetres long (workers can be 3 to 13 mm), nearly 5 times the size of a typical pavement ant or black garden ant. FACT: In North America, lumbermen during the early … Read morePest Spotlight: Carpenter Ants

Ask The Expert: How To Get Rid of Spiders?

Spider Web

QUESTION: How do I keep spiders out of my house? ANSWER: In with your spring clean-up, it’s a great time of year to pest proof your house. Some suggestions are: Install screens and weather stripping on windows and door sweeps on doors. Fix any cracks in siding and walls, especially where pipes or wires enter … Read moreAsk The Expert: How To Get Rid of Spiders?