Do You Have an Ant Problem?
Ants are one of the most common pests in many homes. Ants can also become a pest in restaurants, hospitals, offices, warehouses, and other buildings where they can find food and water.
Ants play a beneficial role in the garden however if they start invading your home or business this may be of great concern especially if they arrive in great numbers.
You must find the nest by tracking the ant trail(s). At Pest and Termite Exterminators our professional team are very experienced with ant invasions and can treat your problem and also give you advice on maintenance to ensure it doesn’t occur again.
Some signs of an Ant infestation.
You can see ants in exposed food, including pet food.
You notice stray ants walking around your home.
You notice ant nests near your home.
What Can I Do to Help My Pest Technician Eradicate An Ant Problem?
- After your technician locates entry points, seal them off.
- Clear away any food or drink scraps on as ants are attracted to sweet things
- Cover up any food products which could be a food source for ants
- Continually monitoring ant activity around your property and even plugging up entrances can make for a solid pest prevention plan.
Where do Ants hide?
Once inside your home or business, they can be found in wall cavities, underneath carpets or inside cabinets.
Almost all black ant colonies originate from an outside nest. Common nesting sites are tree stumps and piles of wood are common nesting sites for ants.
Often it may appear as if the ants are coming in from many holes however usually the infestation originates from one source. The source will be found in one of the nesting areas mentioned above.
While you are waiting for an Expert Pest Technician
DO clean your home as per usual
DO seal food in containers
DO have a rough idea where you have seen the Ants previously
DO remove food debris