Ant control and ant identification from Thrasher Termite & Pest Control

Kids Ask the Best Questions

By |2016-10-28T14:39:50-07:00April 9th, 2014|Categories: Ants, General Pest Control|Tags: , , , , , , |

I was recently contacted by a 6th grader working on a school project. He asked some really great questions about ants and pest control in general. We read too much in the news about failing school systems, but this young [...]

Five Reasons to Hate Argentine Ants

By |2016-10-28T14:40:32-07:00March 17th, 2014|Categories: Ants|Tags: , , , , , |

An Argentine ant super-colony stretches 560 miles along the California coast. Our clients live in the middle of it. Ever wonder why it is so difficult to get rid of ants? Answer: You are surrounded. An Argentine ant super-colony stretches [...]

Western Sidewalk Ants on the Move

By |2016-10-28T14:41:13-07:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Ants|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sinking sidewalks? Plummeting patios? The tiny Western sidewalk ant may be the root cause. Ants are one of the the world's prime earth movers, at least equal to earthworms. Unlike earthworms, they build extensive underground galleries in dry soil--such as [...]

Combat Swarming Carpenter Ants

By |2014-01-31T16:03:47-08:00April 20th, 2012|Categories: Ants|Tags: , , , , , |

Carpenter Ants are swarming in Silicon Valley. Once these tough pests get a foothold in your house, they are difficult to eradicate. Right now, be proactive. When you see carpenter ants, spray them with...wait for it...Windex -- the window cleaner [...]