Understanding and Managing Odorous House Ants

odorous house ant in garden

In the heart of North Carolina’s Triangle, homeowners face a variety of pest challenges, and one of the most persistent and troublesome pests is the odorous house ant. These tiny intruders, scientifically known as Tapinoma sessile, have earned a reputation for their resilience and ability to quickly infest homes. In this blog post, we will […]

Ant Invasion: Combatting 4 Common Ant Species in North Carolina

ants- a common raleigh pest

Introduction In North Carolina, homeowners are all too familiar with the annual battle against ant invasions. These tiny invaders not only pose a nuisance but can also threaten your home’s safety and your family’s health. At Innovative Pest Solutions, we’re dedicated to safeguarding families in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill areas and beyond, employing our expertise to […]

Are Pest Control Services Worth It?


Determining the Value of Pest Control services in the Raleigh/Durham Area In our Triangle area, encompassing Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, homeowners often ponder the necessity and the worth of professional pest control services. At Innovative Pest Solutions, a locally owned and operated pest control company, we believe in the serious value these services offer. […]

What Are Ants Attracted To in Raleigh?

group of ants eating a snail in it's shell

Ants. They are not just visitors; they are, at times, unwelcome residents. These tiny yet persistent insects have a knack for finding their way into our homes and gardens, leaving homeowners to wonder: what are ants attracted to? In this blog, we’ll uncover the secrets of what draws ants to both indoor and outdoor spaces […]

Ant Alate: Reproductive Pests

An ant alate with wings on a purple flower

Ant colonies have a hierarchical structure, and different ants fulfill specific roles within the colony, with ant alates fulfilling the reproductive role.

2 Bugs That Look Like Ants with Wings

black flying ant outdoors on a branches

There are many bugs that look like ants with wings in North Carolina, some more destructive than others. Check out our guide to learn about the wings imposters!