Updated: May 23, 2022
The bugs you know are better than the bugs you don't!
Get to know Ants a little better
Out of the 700 species of ants, in Pennsylvania, we only have to live with 42. Most of these guys are respectable, well-mannered ants, who understand boundaries and don’t come in uninvited. However there are 3 groups that are the exception… carpenter, pavement, and odorous house ants. These guys are habitual line-steppers and won’t think twice about coming in after food, water, or shelter. All ants in PA go through a winged phase where they have a big party (often in your home) before settling down to start their own families. This is a tell-tale sign to give us a call so we can identify what’s swarming because the ant has a distant cousin (Termite) that behaves the same way…