Idaho is a state with a number of pests, including ants. Here, a variety of ants can be found. For example, there are odorous house ants, pavement ants, and harvest ants. Carpenter ants are usually the most destructive. If you are in need of ant control, the experts at Pest Control Services, Inc. are ready to help.
What Attracts Ants to Your Home?
Ants are constantly looking for food. These creatures are attracted to dampness and standing water. Particularly, they love sugary and sweet items. Ants are often found around bread or dog food as well. Once ants uncover a source of food, they keep returning.
To prevent issues, is wise to wipe down your kitchen counters and to make sure that your sink is empty. Also, you should store breads and other dry goods in closed plastic containers. If you have a pet, it is advised to store its food in a sealed container, especially if it is kept in your house.
Signs of an Ant Infestation in Your Home
There a number of signs that inidicate you may have an ant problem. Here are a few of the most common signs of an ant infestation.
- Ants are present:Obviously, if you see ants crawling, you may have a problem. Ants often travel in groups, so you may notice a full trail in your home.
- Sawdust:If you notice a small pile of sawdust, you may have a problem with carpenter ants.
- Ant hills near your home:If you notice small piles of dirt in your yard or basement, they signal that ant nests are present.
- Noises in your walls: If you lean on your wall and hear a rustling sound, it may be a sign that ants have taken over your home.
Professional Ant Control Services
It is not easy to eliminate an ant infestation. A professional pest control company understands the most effective techniques. At Pest Control Services Inc., we will inspect your property and will identify where ants are entering your home. We will spray the foundation of your home as well as indoor areas. Our goal is to stop existing problems and to keep future problems away.
At Pest Control Services, Inc., we have a licensed and insured team of technicians with experience battling ant infestations in Idaho. We understand the dangers that these creatures bring. We use the latest and most effective methods to eliminate them from your home. To schedule an appointment, call us at (208)244-7896.