Tag: Odorous House Ants (OHA)

Ant management: Expect to help customers

August 5, 2019 By
Call in the pros, we advise anyone with a pest problem. But what expectations do you set once you arrive and assess your potential customer’s situation? Ants that manage to enter structures are seeking out water and food. To help... Read more»
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Ant control revenue weathers the storms

August 5, 2019 By
Our exclusive survey examines why ant management is such big business for pest management professionals with the weather changes. Read more»
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Which ant species are most often misidentified?

July 24, 2019 By
We asked pest control experts: "Which ant species are most often misidentified?" Read more»

Sugar ants in the Sunshine State

September 13, 2017 By
Editor’s Note: Jai sent this blog post to us before the hurricanes hit. When we checked in on him and his team on Sept. 12, we were told they were planning to be back at work today. As his company’s... Read more»
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Survey: Most-managed pests of 2016

November 28, 2016 By
Mosquitoes may have stolen all the headlines this year, thanks to non-stop worldwide coverage of the Zika virus. But in the U.S., pest management professionals (PMPs) are still cashing in the most on ants — specifically carpenter ants, which technically... Read more»
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Ride along to odorous house ant account

June 7, 2016 By
Odorous house ants are easy to encounter and hard to pin down. Getting to the source(s) takes patience and an integrated approach. “You’ve got ants, eh? No uncles?” In early May, I seized upon the opportunity to follow J.R. Walsh... Read more»
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PMP, Patton Pest Control respond to odorous house ant call

June 3, 2016 By
Pest Management Professional Editor Heather Gooch rides along with J.R. Walsh of Patton Pest Control to an odorous house ant account. Watch as Walsh gives tips for pest management professionals and the client. Read the full story. This web exclusive... Read more»
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Brandt Consolidated: ANTIXX

December 22, 2015 By
Featuring an active ingredient of spinosad and a “CAUTION” signal word, low-odor Brandt ANTIXX offers outdoor, dual-action control on a broad range of ant species, including pavement ants, little black ants, Argentine ants, crazy ants, acrobat ants, bigheaded ants, cornfield... Read more»
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Callback Cures: Use Extreme Weather to Your Advantage

June 25, 2015 By
If the weather has been less than ideal lately, you can bet some peridomestic ants (and other pests) will be searching for an environmental reprieve ­— inside your customers’ homes. During the summer, two sets of conditions have reliably led... Read more»
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The cheesy truth about OHA

June 11, 2015 By
Tapinoma sessile — or odorous house ant/OHA to his friends (and enemies) — is known for its unmistakable scent. If you’ve dealt with this particular pest, you surely know the smell and would probably describe it as smelling like …... Read more»
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