How to Kill Ants

By |2015-02-10T09:39:52-04:00February 10th, 2015|Fire Ants|

Fill a water bottle with one part dish soap and two parts water, then shake it up to mix the solution thoroughly. When you see a line of ants (or just one ant, for that matter) spray the mixture over them. If they are Argentine ants they're not going away. Natasha Wright, Florida DACS, insectimages.org

Is it a Water Bug, Palmetto Bug or American Cockroach?

By |2015-02-03T14:20:32-04:00February 3rd, 2015|Cockroaches|

University of Nebraska, Dept. of Entomology Waterbugs, Palmetto bugs and American cockroaches are common names for the same insect. It’s not unusual to find them in homes, especially in South Carolina. Like any pest, they are an annoyance and can spread filth and disease if their population gets out of hand. Here are