Food Safety During Picnic Season

By |2018-05-25T17:01:30-05:00May 25th, 2018|Ants, Bees & Wasps, Holidays, Mosquito Control, Pest Control|

Food Safety During Picnic Season Memorial Day, Independence Day and Summer Weekends are fast approaching – and with it, picnics and cookouts.  As you plan your next outing, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reminds you that food-borne bacteria multiply faster in warm weather — and the larger the dose of bacteria, the more likely

Local Ant Exterminator Can Prevent Ants in your Pants

By |2018-02-26T20:48:00-05:00March 1st, 2018|Ants|

Local Ant Exterminator Can Prevent Ants in your Pants Even when the winter bears down on us, some pests are in the midst of their overwintering season (kind of like insect hibernation). But one pest has a lock on every season: the humble and thrifty ant. Your local ant exterminator can help prevent an infestation. Ants often

Common Bethesda Maryland Pest Control Issues

By |2018-01-17T13:23:30-05:00January 17th, 2018|Ants, Bed Bugs, Cockroach, Pest Control|

Common Bethesda Maryland Pest Control Issues Bethesda joins Maryland's many other cities in its beauty, but no matter how beautiful and well-designed a city is, it is a target for pests. A Bethesda Maryland pest control company can help explore common pests in our area. Anywhere there are people, you can be assured that the

In Autumn, The Ants Go Marching. Local Exterminator Can Help.

By |2017-10-10T07:53:07-05:00September 25th, 2017|Ants|

In Autumn, The Ants Go Marching. A Local Exterminator Can Help. As the seasons change, the behavior and migration of insects also changes. Cooler fall temperatures encourage ants to move to warmer climates. And while we, in the DC area, consider Florida a good alternative to winters around the beltway; the ants in your yard

Why You Need Professional Ant Control

By |2017-08-30T00:14:50-05:00June 15th, 2017|Ants|

In recent news, a man in Maine burned his parents' house to the ground when he tried to eliminate an ant infestation on his own. According to the report, the 21-year-old man tried to incinerate the ants with wooden matches when he accidentally ignited the combustible material. Although no human lives were lost in the

Preventing Ants From Joining Your Memorial Day BBQ

By |2017-08-30T00:15:35-05:00May 1st, 2017|Ants|

If you take pleasure in kicking off the sunny summer season with a Memorial Day barbecue, you're not alone. People all across the country take part in this annual tradition. Sadly, many of their events will have uninvited and unwelcome guests: ants. Fortunately, Capitol Pest can help you thwart these pests. Tips for Identifying Ants

How To Tell The Difference Between Ants and Termites

By |2018-03-29T15:13:01-05:00September 1st, 2016|Ants, Termite|

How to Tell the Difference between Ants and Termites If you have recently noticed small insects in or near your home, then you might be wondering how to tell the difference between ants and termites. Most people have a hard time recognizing these two insects, but misidentifying termites can be a costly mistake. Understanding the

Preventing Ants & Roaches in Your Home This Summer

By |2017-08-29T23:19:40-05:00June 1st, 2016|Ants, Cockroach|

Insects can destroy the value of a property while preventing families from enjoying their own home. Preventing ant and roach problems, therefore, should be a priority for homeowners in today's world. The good news is that homeowners can be sure to keep pests away by taking the right preventative measures. With an effective prevention strategy,

Dealing with An Ant Invasion

By |2017-08-29T14:22:10-05:00May 1st, 2014|Ants|

When the spring and summer months arrive, countless homeowners experience ant invasions that leave their homes infested with these troublesome and difficult to kill creatures. While they can take some common sense approaches to dealing with an ant invasion, people typically benefit the most by knowing what extermination steps to take and when to take