October Pests for South Carolina – Red Imported Fire Ants

Understanding the Serious Problem of Fire Ants

You might enjoy the freedom of hanging out barefoot in your own backyard, but your heart speeds up when you look down to find fire ants crawling on your toes. The red imported fire ant (RIFA) can be found all over South Carolina, and we continue to see them late in the year. September and […]

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% […]

Crazy Ants Make Their Way into the Hilton Head Area

Crazy Ants Are Invading SC Homes

Nobody likes any kind of ants, but a new invasive ant species could spell serious trouble in Beaufort County. Entomologists from Clemson University have been warning about the spread of tawny crazy ants to the Lowcountry area. We may just be seeing the beginning of a large infestation in 2017 and beyond. Since migrating from […]