Fire ants (or Red Imported Fire ants (RIFA), as they're commonly known in the United States) are not known to bother people much, and they are not considered invasive. They pretty much keep to themselves in colonies outdoors, including on …

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What are ornamental pests? Ornamental pests are those that feed on ornamental plants (those that are grown for aesthetic reasons). Insects and mites that feed on these plants, landscape trees, and other woody ornamentals can take away from the beauty …

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Most ant species are relatively harmless, in that they are nuisance pests, and the worst they do is contaminate food and then some species might sting you if disturbed. It's different with Carpenter ants. They can inflict serious, expensive damage …

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Crickets are common pests in Texas, and may find their way onto your Kingwood property, and maybe into your home. There are three main types of crickets you'll likely encounter: Field crickets (Gryllidae): Dark brown to black, 9/16" to over …

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House flies (a.k.a., Musca domestica), are found all over the world, in just about every kind of climate and weather, including in Texas. They are known to live where humans do. But flies are not only unwelcome guests in your home, …

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