Archive for October, 2010

October 31st 2010

How do I get rid of carpenter ants?

About a year ago I had to have a huge honey locust tree removed from my back yard because the main trunk was cracking and would eventually fall on my house. This spring I have been invaded with carpenter ants that were infesting the tree to start with. Because of health issues, pesticides are not a great alternative. Also, how do I find the "nest" to get rid of the your ants as well as the adults? Thank you.

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October 30th 2010

Fire Ants versus Argentine Ants

Ecologist Dr. David Holway of UC San DIego travels to Isla del Cerrito, in northern Argentina – the native range of the two most problematic, invasive ant species in the US – to look for clues to why they become such pests. He studies interactions between red imported fire ants and Argentine ants to understand how the ecosystems in which they evolved contribute to their success as invaders.

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October 30th 2010

Looking for a truly pet safe insecticide or remedy for fire ants..To broadcast on lawn?

I am fortunate enough to live where there are no creepy-crawlies, but have a friend plagued with fire ants. She has two dogs.
Please no ‘gas in the nest’ or boiling water, etc..
This needs to be broadcast on the lawn.

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October 29th 2010

How to get rid of carpenter ants?

the vacant property next to our house has a colony of carpenter ants that are making their way onto and into my property.
I really dont want to kill them but they are in the house and I have a baby to think about. Any suggestions that won’t hurt the squirrels or other small animals in the neighborhood?
Just found from a woman who has lived on my block forever, the property next door used to have a tree exactly where the nest is now, so Im guessing there is a stump under there I cant see.

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October 28th 2010

Group of termites found in my bedroom, should I call for professional help?

I found group of dead and live termites by my window sill. Do I need to worry and call a professional?
They were inside my house, NOT outside. Also there were some dead ones scattered on the floor.

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October 27th 2010

Carpenter ants?

i know its the season for them but is there something that i can put @ the outside of my home to stop them from coming in or any other ideas on them

thanks

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October 26th 2010

what is the way to kill off the infestation of Fire Ants on Fallout 3?

At Grayditch there is a boy whose father got killed off by these huge fireants & the player promises to kill off the fire ant infestation….I’ve killed about 15 of these things but they keep coming.
Is there some type of nest or do I just keep shooting them until I find no more?

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October 25th 2010

Subterranean Termite Nursery – Babies – HomeGuard

This is a video in a series of termite videos from HomeGuard Distributors. More to come. This video is of the contents of a HomeGuard Termite Monitor that one of our Termite Techs brought in to me last week. (April 2008) When we opened it, it had thousands of eggs and juvenile termites in it, along with Workers, Soldiers, and Reproductives. It looked like the termites set up a “Nursery” inside our termite monitor, as they subcolonized it. So here is a close-up look at some juvenile termites interacting with other mature termites. For more information on these termite monitors or the new Truth Termite Bait, please go to www.homeguarddistributors.com.

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October 25th 2010

Argentine ants vs. fire ant queens

Argentine ants attack fire ant queens as they search for a place to dig a nest.

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October 25th 2010

carpenter ants?

found in home siding. How to remove?

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