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What is the Best Way of Getting Rid of a Termite Infestation?

Termites cost approximately $5 billion in property damage every year. What is worse is that homeowners’ insurance policies typically do not cover these costs. Many homeowners try prevention tactics to deter termites from their home and avoid this extremely costly problem. Unfortunately, prevention tactics do not always work and sometimes, homeowners have to consider how […]

What is Attracting Ants Inside of My Home?

Ants are more commonly seen in the spring and summer months in Missouri, but they can become a household pest regardless of the season. Ants are extremely interesting creatures and live within a complex social structure that can include thousands of colony workers. When one ant is seen within the home, there is a good […]

Guarding Your Home Against Summer Pests

Even when you cannot keep pests out of your backyard, you should always try to keep them out of your home. Pests are not only annoying, but they also create unsanitary conditions and carry diseases they can transmit to humans. In some cases, by the time you discover pests in your home, you may already […]

3 Pests to Avoid This Summer

When the cold and snow finally break in Missouri and give way to warmer days, one of the first signs of spring and summer are the pests that also come out to enjoy the beautiful climate. While summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy all of the sunshine, it is also sometimes […]

Do Mosquitoes Hibernate?

Mosquitoes are not only pesky insects that cause those red, itchy bumps on the skin. They also carry many harmful diseases, such as malaria. This is why, as much as many people hate to see summer come to an end, they are also very happy that it typically also means the end of mosquitoes. Where […]

Can You See Bed Bugs?

Many people are worried about bed bugs, but the fear that bed bugs are hiding in plain sight and cannot be seen by the human eye only increases this concern. Fortunately, it is relatively easy to see bed bugs with the human eye, even if people have to go searching for them in between folds […]

How To Get Rid Of Mosquito Larvae

Mosquitoes are one of the most annoying and potentially dangerous types of pests. They can ruin picnics and other outdoor events while leaving you covered in itchy red bites that can easily get infected. Mosquitoes can also transmit a variety of different diseases that are dangerous to both humans and pets. At Amco Ranger Termite […]

How To Get Rid Of Ant Colonies In Yards

Ants are one of the most common types of pests. In Missouri, they can wreak havoc in your yard and in other outdoor areas. If not addressed, they may eventually make their way into your home. At Amco Ranger Termite and Pest Solutions, we have been helping residents throughout our community deal with ant problems […]

Facts About the Misunderstood House Spider

House spiders are not lost travelers in our homes, their homes are our homes. People tend to lump them in with insects, like roaches, ants, crickets, but they aren’t insects and they don’t want to invade our homes. If anything, house spiders are on our side. Their role is to kill the insects that do […]

Squirrels In The Attic? How To Prevent Them

There’s nothing more spooky than waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of scratching noises in your ceiling or walls. Those creepy noises are created by squirrels, and while squirrels might appear cute and harmless they can do a lot of damage to your attic. Their bodies are small, they can […]