Blog Posts with the Tag of "ant elimination"

How Do Ant Infestations Start In The Quad Cities?

Across the U.S., more than 700 different species of ants exist, with roughly 25 types that most commonly infest homes and businesses in the Quad Cities region. The majority of ant species are social insects that form massive colonies with designated categories or castes of members responsible for sourcing food, reproduction, and other critical r...

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close up of ant on twig

December 30, 2021

Why Do I Have Carpenter Ants On My Rock Island Property?

Depending on the species, carpenter ants may appear in colors including black, brown, red, or yellow. The black carpenter ant is among the most common in the Rock Island region. The body of a carpenter ant is usually between 1/8 and ½ inch long, oval-shaped, has six legs, and antennae....

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carpenter ant crawling on branch

September 17, 2021

Rock Island's Complete Guide To Odorous House Ant Control

Of the 12,000 species of ant in the world, some damage property, some cause health concerns, and others are labeled as nuisances. Like all nuisance species, odorous house ants carry a risk for food contamination, but their particular brand of nuisance is two-fold because of the odor they produce. Odorous house ants have a pretty generic ...

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ants eating pasta on a plate

August 17, 2021