Ants

Allergic Reaction to Ant Bites

It’s more common to fear an ant sting than become allergic to one. Different people get different reactions from ant bites and stings such as swollen foot, itching, and even a severe allergic reaction that might need immediate medical attention. After an ant bite, it’s normal to get a small itching lump, which will normally …

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What Plants Deter Ants

What Plants Deter Ants

There are several species of ants all over the world that are often a real pain to deal with both in your home and garden. Ants are very useful to our environment; they prey on fleas, termites, caterpillars among other bothersome insects. Even though they prey on these insects, they provide a hideaway for aphids …

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How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

How to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants

If you are reading this, you are probably wondering how to get rid of carpenter ants. Carpenter ants are one of nature’s most aggressive destroyers. Although they don’t spread any known disease, carpenter ants just like termites damage wood. Unlike the termites, carpenter ants do not feast on the wood. Instead, they hollow through it …

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Carpenter Ant Nest

Carpenter Ant Nest

Spring is finally here, and while we look forward to celebrating the end of winter, we have to brace ourselves for what bad it brings. Unwanted pests. Carpenter ants are perhaps the most common pests in Canada, and besides being a nuisance indoors, they have the capability of causing extensive damage to wood by hollowing …

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