While a few ants in your house, apartment, or office building may not seem like a pest problem, it is important to take control of the situation before it gets out of hand. As ants track food and grease through your space, they leave behind a trail of pheromones, which other ants then follow. Ants can find places to create their nests in the smallest areas of your living space, including cracks in your pantry walls, gaps in your cupboards, and entryways left by past pests. Once the ants feel safe in the space, they will then start to create subsidiary nests and continue to populate them. Since a Queen ant can live anywhere from 7-15 years, your ant problem can start with only a few ants, but can quickly amount to hundreds of thousands or even a million ants if the proper action is not taken.
At Action Pest, we take it upon ourselves to locate the main nest and its subsidiaries to ensure that the queen and her workers will be out of your space permanently! Our technicians know that each case is unique, so they will take the time to figure out how the ants are entering the premises, whether it is through gaps or cracks in the walls, the foundation, or the basement, and eliminate the passage for the ants.
There are many home remedies to alleviate your ant problem if you catch it early, such as using cornmeal, borax and sugar, or cinnamon and basil, but none of these remedies are as thorough or as permanent as the work done by Action Pest technicians.
If you want to eliminate ants from your space for good, take action… with Action Pest.
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