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Ghost Ants, the Spooky Invaders!

What a ghost ant looks like - How to get rid of ghost ants -

What is a ghost ant and how to get rid of it! Now that we are in spooky season, I feel it only fitting to talk about ghosts….ghost ants that is! Ghost ants are tiny ants that measure about 1.3 to 1.5 millimeters in length. They are commonly referred to as ghost ants due to […]

Conquering The Black Garden Ant and Why Are They Invading your House?

Black Garden Ants - Why are they invading your home -

Introduction: Meet the Black Garden Ants Have you ever seen a line of small black dots marching along your kitchen counter, your pantry, or perhaps your living room? Well, those tiny invaders are most likely black garden ants – also scientifically known as Lasius niger. These insects are common in many homes and you’re about to find […]

Ant Baits, Which One Should You Use?

Ant Bait Comparison Blog

So, you have ants, now what? You go to Google and type in “best ant bait” and voila! 7,560,000 results! What the! How in the heck do you know which ant bait to choose? The good news is has done all the work for you! We have chosen our best-selling ant gel baits and […]

Getting Rid of Ants – Easy Solutions for a Pest-Free Home

How To Get Rid of Ants and keep them out -

Ants may be tiny, but they can create a big problem in your home. They get into your food, crawl around your countertops and walls and are just plain annoying. Fortunately, getting rid of ants is not as difficult as it may seem. Read on to learn some easy solutions to help you get rid […]

Say Goodbye to Common Spring Pests!

Common Spring Pests - Slugs

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal, but it can also be a time of pest invasions. From small insects to larger wildlife, pests can quickly turn a pleasant spring day into a nightmare. If you want to keep your home and garden safe and pest-free, it’s important to properly identify and control the […]

Fall Pest Guide: Top 7 Pests To Look Out For This Fall.

Top 7 Pests to look out for this fall season -

Did you know that Fall is the most beloved time of the year? Ok, maybe I made that up, but it is definitely my favorite time of the year! I mean how can you not love the brisk, cool mornings and the bright, orange and yellow colors of the fall leaves and the pumpkin lattes? […]

HTP’s Guide To Springtime Pests🌼

Springtime Pests

Being on the west coast, we don’t really have a clear division between Winter and Spring. We don’t get snow or even much frost for that matter, so my best indication for when it is Spring…when I can smell the orange blossoms and when the grass starts to grow a lot faster. 😍 To be […]

Once Bitten, Twice Shy! Bug Bite Identification


If you are anything like me, at the first sign of a bug bite, I go in panic mode! Is it a mosquito bite? Is it a brown recluse spider bite? Is the venom going to start eating my flesh? Then, the next hour is spent on WebMD investigating spider bites and how long I […]

The Ant, The Roach and the Apartment

Pests in Apartments

Nowadays modern apartment living can mean evening socials, happy hours, book clubs and pool parties…who wouldn’t want that! We have a friend that sold her house and moved into an apartment that provided all those things and is loving life! But, because this is after all a pest control blog we do have to bring […]


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