Posts with the tag: "Moisture"

Carpenter Ants

May

05

2011

Sprague's Entomologist gives us a brief overview of these pests and their behavior

Carpenter Ants are known to cause significant damage to all kinds of structures. These mostly black bodied pests are found around damp, dead wood which are attractive areas for nest building. Instead of eating the wood like termites do, carpenter ants simply hollow out pathways inside wood. Certain parts of structures, e.g., around the underside of windows and decks, are most vulnerable to…

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Tags: Moisture  |  carpenter ant  |  frass  |  wood

Smelly Ants Creep in to West Seattle Homes

April

14

2011

Sprague's Grant Gummow talks with KING 5 News about Odorous House Ants

Odorous House Ants invaded this homeowner's residence and Sprague's Grant Gummow was on hand to talk about how the ants are attracted to moisture and more. http://www.king5.com/news/local/West-Seattle-Ants-119810589.html To learn more about ants, check out our Insect Control services by clicking HERE or call your local Sprague Service Center.

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Tags: Odorous House Ants  |  ants  |  Moisture  |  Smelly Ants  |  Grant Gummow  |  King 5