Signs Your Porch's Untreated Wood Is Infested With Carpenter Ants

If you have noticed large ants crawling around on your porch,you may not be concerned about their presence at first. However, if your porch was built using untreated wood, you should investigate further, looking for the signs discussed below, to find out whether the insects are carpenter ants that may be causing serious structural damage to your porch.  Piles of Sawdust on the Floor Carpenter ants burrow their way into any beams or planks, creating small holes in the process.

That Buzzing Doesn't Sound Happy: What To Do When You Run Afoul Of Bees This Summer

Now that summer is here, you'll probably notice an increase in bee activity around the yard. In most cases, bees will stick to themselves and leave you alone. However, there may be times when bees decide that they want to claim your entire yard as part of their territory. When that happens, you need to take great care. The last thing you want is a yard full of angry bees. Here are four steps you should follow if you run into problems with bees.

Four Summertime Habits That Attract Pests Into Your Home

Have you ever wondered why you see more pests in your home during summer months? From cockroaches to rodents, these annoying creatures seem to show up when the weather is warm. This is not only because they are more active in the summer, but also because most homeowners engage in some summer habits that attract these pests. Here are four summer habits that might attract pests to your home. Leaving windows open without screens.