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Wood Destroying Insects Info

Wood destroying insects can do just that — destroy the wood in and around your Colorado Springs home. Don’t let them ruin your home. Learn more what types of insects are considered wood-destroying insects and how to keep your home wood-destroying insect-free.

Ant Control – How to get rid of ants in or around your home


Ant Control There’s nothing worse than the feeling of an ant crawling on your skin. Unfortunately, this sensation is all too common in Colorado Springs. You might spot a single ant outside or indoors near your windowsill from time to time, but if you see even just one inside it often means that there are [...]

Ant Control – How to get rid of ants in or around your home2021-08-13T22:35:03-06:00

Simple Steps for Ant Prevention


In homes, schools, or businesses, ants are not picky when it comes to infesting structures. A vast majority of people have encountered ant infestations at one time or another and understand the difficulty of stopping an ant infestation once it has started. A few simple steps can be taken to help prevent an ant infestation [...]

Simple Steps for Ant Prevention2021-12-08T16:57:03-07:00

Ants – Identifying Common Species Local to Colorado


Over 700 types of ants call The United States home; they are considered the #1 nuisance pest in America. Nearly every household will at some point encounter an ant infestation. Ants pose various threats including food contamination and wood destruction depending on the species. Ant Removal Colorado Springs Starts With Knowing The Ant Species Homeowners [...]

Ants – Identifying Common Species Local to Colorado2021-12-09T13:19:28-07:00

Ants – Where do they come from, where do they go?


Where Ants Come From Surveys in recent years have indicated that ants are the #1 nuisance pest in America. This may be surprising to some; however, they are also considered one of the most difficult pests to control. Depending on the species, ant colonies can have thousands of members. While over-the-counter sprays may kill off [...]

Ants – Where do they come from, where do they go?2021-12-09T13:57:43-07:00

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives


Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives Much like other public health professionals, pest control professionals improve our quality of life. They provide protection to our families, homes, businesses, food supply and our health. Although these factors are not often immediately apparent, the presence of a pest infestation commonly brings them to light. Protection of personal [...]

Pest Control Professionals Improve Our Lives2021-12-09T14:08:12-07:00

Keep termites & wood destroying pests away from your home


How To Keep Your Dream Home From Becoming A Nightmare Your home is one of the largest investments in your lifetime. Protecting that investment includes monitoring your home for pest infestations. Of the infestations that homeowners commonly encounter, wood destroying insects are often the most feared and with reports indicating that termites alone cause over [...]

Keep termites & wood destroying pests away from your home2021-10-08T21:47:46-06:00

Termite Inspection is Important When Buying Your New Home


Home is Where the Heart is – The Importance of a Termite Inspection When Purchasing Your New Home Most commonly, when home buyers are initially considering what they want in a home they think of details such as location, number of rooms, garage, etc. When exploring the home itself buyers shift gears and begin looking [...]

Termite Inspection is Important When Buying Your New Home2021-10-08T21:46:08-06:00

Carpenter Ants


Termites are not the only insect that can damage the wood structures of your home.  Carpenter ant colonies may enter homes through gaps in the foundation, cracks around doors and windows or though gas or electrical penetrations into the home.  While subterranean termite infestations always start at ground level, carpenter ants are capable of entering [...]

Carpenter Ants2018-08-03T17:53:52-06:00

Carpenter Bees


Often mistaken for bumble stinging insects based on their size, coloring and appearance, Carpenter Bees are classified as a wood destroying insect due to their nesting habits.  One significant difference is that carpenter stinging insects have a shiny black abdomen whereas bumble stinging insects have more of a fuzzy yellow abdomen. Carpenter Bees mate in [...]

Carpenter Bees2018-08-03T17:53:52-06:00

How To Tell Between Termite vs. Ant Infestations


Every year, Mug-A-Bug Pest Control in Colorado Springs receives dozens of calls regarding the sudden appearance of swarming insects within and around customers’ homes. The primary concern of many of our customers is that these swarmers are traditionally the first sign of a termite infestation. However, many times swarmers are instead a sign of an [...]

How To Tell Between Termite vs. Ant Infestations2020-11-30T23:50:03-07:00