An ant is a tiny little insect that you often see roaming in the sidewalks or along a leaf in the garden. They seem harmless when there is one, but unfortunately where there is one, there are likely to be hundreds of thousands more. More than 500,000 ants can reside in a single colony. As they scavenge for food to feed that colony, they leave behind a trail known as pheromones that others ants follow to find the source of food found by the first invader. Everyone would like to get rid of ants quickly and effectively, especially before they move into your home.
Ants enter our homes through tiny cracks in foundations, vent holes and just about anywhere they can when attracted by the food in our homes. It is important to keep crumbs cleaned up after meals and food left out covered to deter them from helping themselves. If you find an ant, it’s important to remove the food source and take action before the colony shows up. There is little hope that they will leave on their own once a food source is discovered.
There are several ways that you can catch ants as they enter your home; however, the first and most effective step would be to find the colony and effectively get rid of the ants for good. At Total Pest Solutions, we have the training and supplies necessary to eliminate the problem before it becomes an infestation. We pride ourselves on customer satisfaction and strive to ensure that you are completely satisfied and your property is ant-free when our work is done. Give us a call today and see how we can help you get rid of ants.