Pavement ants in Lake Chelan, WA

These pavement ants were seen in Lake Chelan, WA.  Their formal name is Tetramorium caespitum.  They are a member of the Arthropoda phylum.  Their name refers to being found typical in the pavement of sidewalks, patios and driveways.  You can find more information at

Hairy Ants Invade the South

  At Stop Bugging Me, we hope we don't see these ants in Western Washington anytime soon, but if we do, Stop Bugging Me Pest control will be there for your residential ant control.  Stop Bugging Me also prodvides rodent control and spider control.  Both of which are popular services as we move into the

Carpenter Ants cause $80,000 in Damage

Fire Lt. Fred Godawa of Daytona Beach blamed a recent fire on a carpenter ant colony.  According to this fireman, the ants had build a large home around the electrical outlets in the wall.  When the ants hit an electrical wire, the electrical shock ignited the ants, shoot out of the outlet and caught the