A nest of ants may not look like a big problem, of invaders build unsightly mounds, damage plants and destroy expensive landscaping. Commercial kitchens naturally attract ants, but restaurant floors are targets too. Different species present different problems, from carpenter ants that feed on wood to pavement ants that burrow against building foundations. Their tiny size makes it impossible to keep them out, and their sheer number makes them hard to control without the aid of Exterminators.
Think ants are a nuisance only in warmer weather. Well the truth is that ants are pesky all year round. A Seattle homeowner noticed a huge colony of ants near the walls. The armies of ants were identified as being tiny small Black Ants. The homeowner knew it due to the fact that in the past there had been ants in the bathroom wall. Like most people a do-it-yourself product was used to try to get rid of the ants in the wall. But this was an unsuccessful attempt.
Therefore the decision was made to call a professional Pest Control Exterminator. Are Do It Yourself Methods really effective to get rid of Black ants:
The little Black ants also known as Sugar Ants are not always readily seen. The pests can and will find different ways to enter the house. The ants favorite places to live are in the walls. It’s very common to try over the counter products such as insecticides and perimeter sprays. But it’s likely this may not take care of the problem. There is a big chance that infestations may be in more than one area. Keep in mind that do it yourself products aren’t full proof. It’s highly likely that by the next day the ants will have moved the scent highway to a different location. Black ants can travel up trees next to the house. Perfect way to enter into the house through holes, cracks and crevices. A Branch will be used to cross over to the house. Stressed out, the homeowner checked inside and outside. Voila, ant armies galore were seen. The owner has had enough and calls AMPM Exterminators.
Prevention measures to take to avoid new Black Ant Infestations:
Residences can have moisture problems that attracts ants. Cleaning gutters and downspouts to direct water away from the home is important. Piles of dirt are havens for ants and should be kept away from the foundation. Always check for standing water around the perimeter. This is a very inviting situation for ants. So for sure the ants love rainy weather. Check for plumbing and structure leaks. Sealing all holes, cracks and crevices in the structure will prevent the ants from getting into the house. Once the initial extermination service is provided it is strongly recommended to get a recurring service to spray the exterior along the foundation. Shrubs and plants should be kept under control. Tree branches kept pruned back at least 10 feet from the roof. The Ant bait will be carried back to the ant colonies where it is shared to kill the colony. Again it is wise to maintain the perimeter of the structure with a recurring service to prevent new Black Ant infestation. Beware the neighbors may have Black Ant Infestation too: The neighbors be dealing with the same type of Ant Infestation. By doing an investigation armies of black ants were seen marching on down between homes with new scent trails.
All the more reason that the owner made that call to a ants Exterminator. Ants extermination have the supplies and equipment that are not available to homeowners in order to provide a successful extermination. More importantly the technician has the expertise available to exterminate the Ants in the wall infestation and other sites outside the home. AMPM Exterminators is a professional and experienced company that will treat the structure for infestation and recommend follow up visits for preventive treatments. Following the prevention tips to stay ant free is imperative. Professional pest control company with experienced exterminators for bed bugs, little Black sugar ants, Carpenter ants, rat control, house mice, rodent control, birds, beetles, moths, flies, termites, wasps, yellowjackets and hornets.
AMPM Exterminators is a pest control service that takes pride in family and pet friendly effective pest control. Services available in counties and cities such as Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Renton, Everett, Bothell and Issaquah. Bed Bugs extermination services, Mouse Control, Rodent, Carpenter Ants, Spider control are available to residential including single family residences, apartments, commercial including hotels, restaurants, schools and industrial establishments including warehouses and grocery stores. Attic and Crawlspace Rodent Restoration including cleaning, sanitizing and insulation removal & repair after rats, mice, squirrels, birds, bats Infestation.
Evidence suggests that there are up to one million ants for every person on earth. With numbers like these, odds are your hotel, military base, office complex or other commercial space is going to suffer an ant problem at one point or another.
Some ants thrive on moisture, others are attracted to food and water but all ants can enter your place of business through even the smallest crack or hole in your building’s foundation, walls, windows or doors.
Contacting AMPM Exterminators will provide answers to questions about service fees, important information for before and after treatments are provided. Because each home is different the pest control services and any needed repair costs may vary. AMPM Exterminators have years of inspection experience and are thorough when providing pest control services. Each client will receive customized solutions for the pest control. AMPM Exterminators was the homeowners right choice to get the Black Ant Infestation eliminated.