How to Identify Carpenter Ants

September 16, 2020 | Ants

Your home is probably the biggest investment you’ll make in your lifetime. So, when you find insects destroying your structure from the inside, it can be frustrating. One such insect is the notorious carpenter ant. While these ants generally prefer dead, rotting wood, it’s not uncommon for them to venture into softwood or hardwood as their infestation grows. Lawn Plus Pest Control Services often treats homes for carpenter ants, and here is what our experts want you to know. 

Read More

4 Tips to Prevent Ants at Your BBQ

June 10, 2020 | Ants

Ohio is home to more than 14 types of ants, so it’s no surprise that homeowners struggle with ant colonies from time to time. Most species prefer to start their colonies in the yard and then make their way toward the house in search of food. Sugary foods and beverages tend to attract these pests in large numbers, especially during the summer months. Families love to enjoy the nice weather with backyard barbecues and birthdays, which provide a paradise for an ant colony. Here are several quick and easy ways to prevent ants at your BBQ if you haven’t had time to call Lawn Plus Pest Control Services for your annual extermination.

Read More