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

By | 2017-10-10T07:53:07+00:00 September 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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 | 2017-08-29T19:19:29+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Ants, Termite|

Ants and Termites If you have recently noticed small insects in or near your home, then you might be wondering how to determine whether they are ants or termites. Most people have a hard time recognizing these two insects, but misidentifying termites can be a costly mistake. Understanding the difference is vital when you are

Preventing Ants & Roaches in Your Home This Summer

By | 2017-08-29T23:19:40+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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

Ant Proofing your Washington D.C. Apartment

By | 2017-08-29T08:37:17+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Ants|

If you live in an apartment, you may struggle to deal with ants, especially if your neighbors do not follow proper sanitation procedures. Fortunately, ants don't pose a major threat to your health; however, ants can eat your food and potentially threaten the integrity of your apartment building's structure. Even if you do have messy

Controlling Ant Infestations

By | 2017-08-29T14:07:34+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|Ants|

Ants are fascinating insects. More than 12,000 species of ants have been discovered, but regardless of how interesting they are, most people would prefer not to have them roaming around their homes. Ant infestations are one of the most common and annoying problems faced by homeowners, and completely eliminating an ant infestation can be a