ants

What Causes More Damage, Termites, or Carpenter Ants?

Termites and carpenter ants often have a lot in common than many homeowners are aware of. These two wood-destroying pests can cause severe structural damage to a property – making them one of the biggest motivators for pest control calls. Emtec Pest Control...

5 Ways to Keep Ants from Invading Your Home

The spring and summer seasons in Oklahoma are always a time that most residents look forward to. Pools start to open, cookouts become more frequent, and the grass and trees begin to take on the beautiful green hue that the state is well...

Six Steps to Get Rid of Ants

Homeowners that haven’t had to deal with invading ants are among the lucky few in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, even a tiny amount of rain may lead to these pests finding their way indoors and marching around areas you want to keep clean. Ants...

Do I Have Termites or Flying Ants?

Many homeowners are unaware that they have a termite problem until they start seeing swarms of flying insects, although not all flying insects are termites and could be another pesky pest like ants. The experts at Emtec Pest Control are trained...

Ants Return to Oklahoma

Many Oklahomans are starting to tend to their garden this spring – despite large amounts of rainfall. While this may be great for many plants that are beginning to grow, it is also causing a steep increase in the number of ants...

How Do Ants Get Inside Your Home?

For many Oklahomans, ants are an unavoidable problem during the spring and summer months. Out of nowhere, these small pests take over countertops, pet food bowls and windowsills. But where do these ants come from and how do they get...

Preventing Common Spring Pests in Oklahoma

For most people in Oklahoma, spring is seen as a welcomed reprieve from colder temperatures and an opportunity to prepare their home for the warm summer season that is coming up. However, pest control professionals know that this will generally...

What Oklahoma Bugs are Most Active in October?

Now that October is here, you may be preparing your house for the upcoming holidays. While insect decorations may be popular for Halloween, you likely don't want to have the real thing sticking around throughout the rest of the year....

Defend Your Home Against Ant Invasions

While summer will soon be coming to an end, the warm temperatures will continue to help ants thrive across the state of Oklahoma. Unfortunately, the unpredictable weather patterns that this region faces make it the perfect habitat for a wide...

What Pests Are You Likely to See This Season?

While this summer has kicked off to a mild start with extensive periods of rain, the temperatures have risen enough to accommodate a wide variety of common pests. While just about every pest will make itself known before fall sets...