Texas Bugs-R-Us Initiates Pest Control Program For Crazy Ants In Houston
Houston TX, 16-JULY-2013 - Texas Bugs-R-Us and Calvin Thigpen are pleased to announce that they
have the products and knowledge to offer pest control programs for rasberry crazy ants in the Houston
area. This exotic and invasive species of ant was discovered in Houston in 2002 and has been found in
14 counties at some level by 2009. Because this is a relatively new species, they are not yet well
understood. One identifying characteristic is the sheer number of the creatures where an infestation has
A spokesperson for the pest control firm explains, "Control of Rasberry crazy ants in urban areas is not
easy. Currently available methods provide only a relatively short period of suppression of the numbers.
Generally, retail outlets that sell products cannot provide effective control of the creatures in the same
way that is available to professional Pest Management Providers. The sheer size of the typical
infestation is so large that control is short term at best."
He continues, "We have the products and the knowledge to apply the right type of products in the
proper way to manage the population in infested areas. Prompt action is important to avoid negative
effects on electrical equipment and interiors of walls. The ants are harmful to humans and other
animals. We will do a thorough and accurate examination of the areas where you suspect the creatures
have taken over and offer a detailed plan of action for eradication."
Homeowners can help in the control process by removing trash, debris, and unnecessary landscape
elements which is where the ant nests can be found. Any obstacles that would prevent the insecticide
spray from reaching the infested area should be removed, outdoors and indoors. Homeowners should
vacuum up any dirt and dust where the spray will be applied. Finally, when the dead ants accumulate,
they should be vacuumed up inside and a leaf blower used outdoors so that the insecticide is not
Learn more about the rasberry crazy ants and the importance of professional pest control services by
visiting the web pages at http://www.texasbugsrus.com questions about the contents of this press
release are urged to contact Calvin Thigpen at the location described below.
Contact Person Name: Calvin Thigpen
Company Name: Texas Bugs-R-Us
Address: 14173 Northwest Freeway, Suite 124 Houston Texas 77040
Contact Telephone Number: (713) 955-2847