Ant Infestation Found Because of Dirt Around the Baseboards

Ant Infestation Found Because of Dirt Around the Baseboards Ant infestation due to Big-headed ants are a common Florida problem. The ants live in super colonies comprised of multiple queens and can reproduce and create huge infestations that sometime span entire neighborhood blocks. Big-Headed ant soldiers have much larger heads. Treating an infestation of big-headed ants can be a challenge. First, we advise our clients to leave the evidence for us to see the entry points inside the home. Then, a crack and crevice treatment can be done both inside and out to destroy the lot of them. Subsequently, most of these ants… Read More »

How Your Bug Buddy Johnny Bugs Deals with Sarasota Problem Ants

Sarasota Problem Ants Nearby Photos Courtesy of David Mario Bazan There are several species of ants that we frequently encounter while doing pest control service in Sarasota. We call them the “big three”: Fire Ants, Carpenter Ants, and Sugar Ants (AKA: Ghost Ants). In the next few years, I’m sure we will be adding the Caribbean Raspberry Crazy Ants to that list. Let’s discuss each of these Sarasota Problem Ants quickly. Fire Ants Prevalent in Sarasota All three counties from Manatee to Charlotte have high levels of Fire Ant activity. Most homes we treat have at least a few fire… Read More »

Pest Control

Photo Courtesy of David Mario Bazan Photography What is pest control? How do I know if I have a mouse in my home? Does Sarasota Pest Control include both the inside and outside of my home and what types of bugs will I see? These are just a few of the common questions that customers all over the area are asking. Pest control is a treatment that either eliminates or prevents crawling insect infestations. Examples of pests controlled include large roaches, silverfish, earwigs, and ants. Additional treatments and methods may be needed to eliminate other types of infestations like spiders… Read More »

Sarasota Swarms with Ants Again

Photo Courtesy of David Mario Bazan Photography It’s that time of season! With the relentless humidity and heavy rains bearing down on us, huge swarms of winged ants have been observed all throughout the counties of Manatee, Sarasota, and Port Charlotte. Phones have been ringing off the hook this week with people concerned that they may be witnessing massive termite swarms. Most cases are actually just carpenter ants, harmless in many ways, but a major nuisance when swarming in mass numbers. Especially if they are found inside. These swarms are just part of the normal cycle of life where ants… Read More »