Carpenter ants are not the most dangerous insects on the planet, yet they can give you a lot of fits. The reason behind that is that they are known to really group together and form very large colonies. This, as you can probably imagine, can cause these ants to literally take over certain parts of your home or business. Spraying insecticides that you will find at the store may not be as effective as you would hope. This is where we come in. To be able to exterminate these types of critters you need much more than the products at the store.
Sure, They Are Not Termites But …
People usually think the dangers involving ants has a lot to do with getting bit by them and having that hurt. In reality, while a lot of ants can pack a powerful bite for a such a small animal they are really not dangerous to your health. It may sting for a couple of days, but there are no real health risks involved. What risks are involved? Well, carpenter ants establish their colonies within wooden structures. If you just leave them be they can be just a detrimental to your home as termites can be, sometimes even more. That is why it is so important to take care of them promptly.
They Need Water To Survive
These types of ants are usually looking for damp places near wood and water to establish themselves. That is why it is quite common to find them near bathrooms, kitchens and even pools. We can come in and get rid of the existing colony. If not properly taken care of, ants will return! That is why we use products that not only take care of the nest at the source, but will also erase all pheromones left behind to prevent the return of these pests.
When it comes to ants as we mentioned a lot of people want to deal with them with the simple insecticide that they find at the store. This could fend off a wave of ants and help for a while. However, If you don’t find the nest and attack the root of the problem chances are you are going to continue to have a carpenter ant problem. That is why we provide inspection services to make sure that we can find the root of the issue and attack it directly. products at the store are unable to effectively take care of these nests located in between the wall voids. That is why our specialized indoor treatments are required. We guarantee to take care of any issue.
Other Types of Ants
We really can’t blame those people that argue all ants look the same to them, and it is difficult which type of ants are the ones that are causing them problems. We have to remember though that different types of ants have different living habits and therefore the way to target them varies. We can make sure that we spot what type of ants are the ones causing your problems to draw up a proper strategy to exterminate them!