Why Are Ants In Your Kitchen?

Picture this, you are cooking dinner for your family and as you are prepping the ingredients you see a trail of tiny black ants in your kitchen marching around and coming from seemingly nowhere. These ants are the common ants that you will find inside and are known as odorous house ants. While there is […]

How to Get Rid of Ants in Your Yard

Ants are the most common household pests in the United States. And when it comes to ants their main character trait is annoying, not dangerous. However, would you be surprised if we told you that finding ants in your yard could pose more of a threat to you and your family than you realize?  The […]

Ant Control: What you need to know about these pests

When it comes to ant control one of the first steps is finding out as much as possible about these invasive pests. Especially because ants are the number one nuisance pest throughout the United States. With over 700 different species throughout the country, and over 20 of those species being known to infest homes, knowing […]

How to Get Rid of Ants

The ants may go marching one by one, but the last place you want to see them marching is in your home! So how do you get rid of ants after they make your house their new home? These pests are some of the worst uninvited guests because they are in no hurry to leave! […]

Professional Pest Control Services in Spotsylvania

Professional Pest Control Services in Spotsylvania you’ve been looking for! Our certified and experienced staff offers effective pest treatments that respect the customer’s needs as well as the environment. All associates of Sigma Pest Control are trained and certified in Integrated Pest Management (IPM). After the initial inspection, we recommend only the services necessary to remove pests […]

What type of ants do I have?

What Type of Ants Do I Have? If you find you are asking yourself “what type of ants do I have?” You have come to the right place! Not only can we answer that question, but we can also clear up the problem for you! What ants are normally found in Fredericksburg and the surrounding […]

Ant Control in Fredericksburg

Ant control in Fredericksburg seems impossible sometimes.  They are everywhere! There are over 700 species of ants living in the united states alone! Springtime in Virginia is here and this is usually when you start seeing ants making their way into your home.  Often times when performing ant control in Fredericksburg, pest control specialists are […]

What do Carpenter Ants Eat?

Seems like there is an obvious answer to this question; carpenter ants each wood! In fact, they don’t each wood at all. The name ‘carpenter’ is used to describe a builder of things. The unfortunate outcome of this story is that in order to build they must first tear down. Carpenter ants don’t get their […]

Carpenter Ants

Summer is a popular time for building things. When a new home is built, those people doing the building are called carpenters. In this blog, however, the kind of carpenter we’ll be talking about is not the kind you want working on your home. The Carpenter Ant does not construct and build in the manner […]

Protect your home from ant invasion with ant prevention

Ants often enter your home because they are looking for food or seeking shelter from the storm. Leaving dirty dishes in the sink, food deposits on counter tops, crumbs on the floor, and common household trash provide food sources for ants (and other insects as well). What starts with a few scavengers entering a home can become a major problem if ants establish colonies in walls, lawns, or under home foundations.