Preventive Pest Control

Preventive Pest Control

A shout-out to Jeremy and the experts at Preventive Pest Control!  Thank you for using our Pest Control Expert online form. If you’re an expert in pest control, tell us all about what you do (and where you do it)! Though our focus here is ants (check out their blog post on ants in Houston), Preventive Pest …

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The Borax ant killer formula

How does Borax kill ants? The ants carry it back to their nests to share it with the other ants. When the ants actually start to eat the Borax, boric acid causes them to get really gassy (gas builds up inside their bodies).  Ants don’t get rid of gas like we do, so they eventually …

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The World’s Most Dangerous Ant

The most dangerous ant in the world is the bulldog ant (Myrmecia pyriformis) found in coastal regions in Australia. There have been at least three human fatalities since 1936, the latest a Victorian farmer in 1988. – Guinness World Records It is extremely aggressive and shows little fear of human beings, stinging a number of …

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Guy leaves a note for the ants

This guy is trying the Borax solution and doesn’t want anyone to move it, so he leaves a note for “the people” and a note for the ants. He probably should have also added the line “not a step”. 😉 I'll let you know if this borax mixture works. #ants🐜 A post shared by drjones993 …

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Giant Ants!

Check out this exhibit by sculptor Rafael Gómezbarros – pretty scary at first glance, then beautiful. The exhibit is called “Casa Tomada” (seized house) and the ants represent “…the displacement of peasants due to war and strife. Spreading aggressively over the colonial façades of goverment structures… “. Each of the 1300 ants are over 2 …

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