Signs of Ants
If you’ve seen a few ants scuttling around on the floor, they might be just having a look around. However, they might be the sign of a larger ant infestation.
Ants are highly socialized and organized six-legged insects that form colonies. They are also common pests for businesses, farmers, landowners, and homeowners across the globe. Ants have been around for millions of years, are very adaptable, hardy and hard to kill.
Ants are industrious and breed fast. That’s why a few ants found in the kitchen can quickly become an infestation. Their size means they can get into almost anything from closets, pantries, cupboards and into food and food containers. Ants leave behind chemical trails that attract more ants, and soon you have lines of ants walking through your kitchen.
Ant Infestation Signs
Live insects – If you’re seeing large numbers of live insects then you may well have a problem. If you find them in your kitchen or in areas where you prepare food, then you need to do something about it fast.
Ant pathways – In and out of your home or premises are another sign. Some types of ant will lay down a pheromone trail to a food source. This chemical attracts other ants to find the food.
Ant nest – A nest site can look like a small pile of soil or dirt. Some species of ant like to make their home in walls or other quiet, dark places, which are more difficult to spot.
Ants not only will bite or sting, or perceived as unclean and humans tend to have a natural aversion to insects, but particularly true of carpenter ants that bore into wood and could be weaken wooden structures.
Ant Control Solution
The type of ant that is invading your home, the location of their trails, the type of structure they are infesting and the needs of your family and pets all factor into the types of treatments or ant control experts recommend.
We strive to find the source of the infestation, eliminate the colony using a variety of methods, and then help you seal up entrances and find ways to prevent further infestations. We’ll help you get rid of ants and keep them away.