Understanding Why Fire Ants Are Such a Serious Problem

Understanding the Serious Problem of Fire Ants

Ants are usually more of a nuisance when it comes to ruining food, but fire ants are an exception. These invasive ants go after people who disturb their nests rather than going after food. Since they attack in large numbers, you can end up with several bites in a very short amount of time. Find […]

Fire Ant Management Tips for South Carolina Homeowners

Understanding the Serious Problem of Fire Ants

The mere mention of fire ants causes South Carolina homeowners to cringe. These pests are prevalent our state, and without good SC fire ant control, their populations can easily get out of control. If you’re a homeowner, you need to know the best ways to handle these pests. Otherwise, they can quickly take over your […]

Fire Ants – Their Impact to South Carolina Residents

Understanding the Serious Problem of Fire Ants

Feel surrounded by fire ants this summer? You’re right—this invasive species has infested every county of South Carolina. Our Hilton Head, SC fire ant control team regularly treats for them in Okatie, Bluffton, and throughout Beaufort County. As an imported ant species, they affect people, plants, and animals. A Clemson survey found that about 70% […]

SC Department of Health Weighs in on Fire Ants

While SC is home to many types of ants, most of which aren’t a direct threat to humans, fire ants are a different story. The SC Department of Health wants property owners to be aware of the dangers these pests present and take steps to prevent them. Invasive Species Fire ants aren’t native to SC. […]

More on the Topic: Fire Ants to Hate – There Are Two Types of Fire Ants

If you find fire ants in your home, it’s certainly a time to panic. These insects can be such pests, and when they sting they can cause a lot of pain. If you’re in need of a fire ant exterminator, don’t hesitate to contact Island Pest Control right away. First, let’s learn a little bit more about fire ants.