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Combating Ant Infestations On Your Property

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Ants are common pests that create many problems for area homes and businesses. Depending on the size and location of the colony, ants are pests that can be challenging to get rid of on your own. Combating an ant infestation on your Henderson, NV property is best done with pest control ant treatments provided by the professionals at Anver Pest Control.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ants

What are ants?

Ants are pesky insects that most people can easily identify, mostly because ants live all around us in large numbers. Ants typically live together in impressive colonies, as they are social creatures, and these colonies tend to have both indoor and outdoor nesting sites. Ants are the most active in warm weather and when there is plenty of food and moisture available to them.

In our area of Henderson, NV, the most problematic types of ants we deal with are sugar ants, odorous house ants, and carpenter ants. While ants are primarily known as nuisances, widespread infestations may be dangerous, and some species can present additional problems. Professional pest control is the best thing to deal with these pest invaders.

Are ants dangerous?

Most ants are simply nuisances, but it’s important to note that ants can spread disease. As ants scavenge across surfaces and food storage areas, they may track in bacteria and pathogens, resulting in sickness.

Ant species like the carpenter ant are highly problematic due to their wood-chewing behaviors; once this pest invades your property’s wooden structures, they chew and tunnel away at the wood, hollowing it out and resulting in expensive damages.

Why do I have an ant problem?

Ants flock to human structures in search of food sources, and once they discover a food source, they will stay until it is gone or until we utilize ant control tactics to remove them. If you find there is an ant problem on your property, you are likely attracting ants with left-out food, excess moisture, or easy spaces to nest around indoor or outdoor areas. Removing these attractants helps to deter ant infestation.

Where will I find ants?

Ants may be found both indoors and outdoors. This pest will forage for food in gardens, compost areas, trash cans and waste disposal areas, near recycling bins, or pet food bowls. Ants will also pursue any crumbs of food, and they might invade kitchens and food storage spaces while they scavenge. Carpenter ants will also be found in wooden structures around your property.

How do I get rid of ants?

Get rid of ants the easy way by reaching out to Anver Pest Control at the first signs of ant invaders on your Henderson, NV, property. Our team will identify your ant invaders and work with you to provide treatment plans that effectively and reliably eliminate these nuisance pests.

Contact us today to learn more about our ant control plans for your home or to get started with our pest control process.

How can I prevent ants in the future?

The following ant prevention tips will help you stop future ant problems from settling around your property:

  • Seal cracks around your property’s foundation, windows, and doors to keep ants from invading interior spaces.
  • Install door sweeps, weather-stripping, and window and door screens to ant-proof indoor areas.
  • Keep lids on trash cans and recycling bins to stop ants from scavenging in them.
  • Pick up uneaten pet food promptly, clean food and drink spills immediately, and ensure eating areas are always free of food debris.
  • Eliminate moisture issues both inside and outside of your property and utilize a dehumidifier if needed to reduce damp and humid conditions.
  • Cut down long grasses in outdoor areas and make sure gutters are maintained, in addition to leaving a barrier between damp soil and your property’s foundation.

Contact Anver Pest Control for more ant prevention advice or assistance in defeating an ant infestation.

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