FAQ - Ants Control
WHY DO I HAVE ANTS ?
Ants create colonies where they can thrive which means they are constantly in search of a food source for survival, which can lead them into your home. Ants typically live outside, sending scout ants away from the colony to search for food. These explorers are usually the ants that you find in your drain, on the floor, and around food items.
WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON ANT SPECIES ?
Some ant species live in colonies that are supported by a single queen while others are supported by multiple queens. Although there are 1,000 of ant species, there are relatively few that we commonly found in our premises.
HOW DO I GET RID OF ANTS ?
Ants are commonly found on counter, inside cabinets and around the dishwasher. To treat an ant infestation, it’s especially important to identify what type of ant involved. Some ant species can be controlled using ant baits; the key to success is following the ants back to their colony and treating the colony directly. Pestoman service professionals have the experience to identify the species properly and help you get rid of ants.
DO ANTS POSE ANY HEALTH HAZARDS ?
Ants can also pose a health risk through their bites or stings. Ants will walk over anything and everything to get to a good food source. That means that even if ants themselves do not transmit a serious disease (like mosquitoes transmit malaria) they can deposit dirt, and even feces, from the dirty places they were in before entering your home. They can taint any food, making it unsuitable to eat.
DO ANTS BITE ?
Ant bites are not most dangerous bites, some ants bite, while others sting. Fire ants can sting, causing red, swollen spots that blister, itch, and hurt.
WHAT CAN I DO TO PREVENT ANT INFESTATIONS FROM INVADING MY HOME ?
To prevent ant infestations from invading your space Keep It Clean, ants need water, food, and shelter for survival. Ants are constantly foraging for food and water to share with the members of their colony and may even take up residence in your home in wall voids or other hidden spaces if conducive conditions exist. Don’t make it easy for them! Keep foods sealed, floors swept, and all surfaces cleaned.
WHY DO CARPENTER ANTS EAT WOOD ?
HOW TO I CONTROL CARPENTER ANTS ?
You can control carpenter ants by taking the best pest control treatment against them. It would always be effective to take such services because ants too are the carrier of many dangerous and life taking diseases. They can cause infection and rashes to skin.
HOW TO DETECT WHAT KIND OF ANTS ARE IN MY HOME ?
Unwelcome house-guests need to be shown the door-fast. We Pestoman technician needs to correctly determine which species have invaded your property because a proper identification is the key to the pest’s undoing. Control strategies developed for one species of ant may not work for another species. We customized treatment program that will ensure the elimination of the ants trying to get into your home.
HOW PESTOMAN ANT INFESTATION SOLUTIONS WORK ?
PESTOMAN offers an effective solution to ANT infestation which are fast and non-toxic. Our treatment options vary depending on the severity of the ant problem and the species of ants involved. Ant control requires an integrated pest management approach, utilizing several strategies to achieve the goal of completely eliminating ants. Don’t let ants take over your kitchen! Contact our team today to get started!