Ants

2 01, 2016

[Tech Talk] Making the Most of All Four Seasons

By Bill Kolbe, BCE If bad winters sound discouraging, watch the award-winning movie March of the Penguins. Morgan Freeman narrates this epic adventure detailing the hardships Emperor penguins endure as they take their annual 100+ mile trip to find a mate. In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, their quest to start [...]

2 12, 2015

[Tech Talk] Control of Imported Fire Ants at Health-Care Facilities

In areas where imported fire ants are found there is always a risk of fire ants entering buildings. With health-care facilities, there is the added risk of fire ants stinging patients who are unable to move or alert others that they need help. Such occurrences can cause serious injury or death for those who are [...]

7 05, 2015

Termites vs. Ants

Each year in the United States carpenter ants cost property owners millions of dollars. But this figure is nothing compared to the billions spent out annually on termite damage. That is why it is important to be aware of the difference between these two insects. Often mistaken for each other, termites and carpenter ants both produce winged reproductives to [...]

30 04, 2015

Commercial Ant Control

No matter what business you maintain, a lack of ant control can have a negative effect on you - bottom line. Biting ants, like the fire ant, can drive customers away from outside areas where they can congregate before being drawn in to purchase food and other products. Odorous house ants crunch under foot and leave an [...]

9 06, 2014

Copesan Offers Tips For Businesses To Prevent Ants

The economics of today’s society brings many challenges to business owners by placing an even greater emphasis on customer retention. One of the surest ways to retain customers is by developing and maintaining a good reputation and a sure way to do just that is by keeping a clean and pest-free commercial establishment. Some of [...]