Ants may not seem like an inevitable bug problem when you live in FLorida. However, these little crawlers can cause serious damage to your home. They often get into food storage and prep areas. They may bite, eat through your belongings, and be a pure nuisance to your home and yard. However, you don’t have to back down to ants in the home. Liberty Pest Control is here to help you stop ants from marching in on your home and disrupting your life.
Ants are a social insect that lives in colonies. Treatment plans should include killing the entire colony. Just spraying an ant with a typical ant spray, particularly a repellent spray will only kill a few at best and scatter the colony.
Ants may enter your house foraging for food or seek shelter. Understanding the behavior of ants will help you with the recommended pest control procedures outlined here. They enter through the smallest openings, foraging for water or food. They are in search of either sweet based food or protein/grease based foods. Once they find a food source, ants will leave a pheromone trail for other ants to follow.
The most common ant species in the United States include:
Understanding their behavior patterns will help you achieve the best ant control. When in doubt as to which type of ant you have, give us a call at Liberty Pest Management!
Many people can’t tell the difference between ants and termites. In general, ants have segmented waists, and termites are approximately the same width along their entire bodies, without pinched waists. Ant antennae are bent while termite antennae are usually straight.
Ants that live outside will travel inside your home to search for food. Some species ultimately reside and nest inside houses. Follow these steps to help prevent either type of infestation:
Has an army of ants has invaded your residential or commercial property? Liberty Pest Management, LLC of Odessa, Florida has the weaponry to fight back against them. We employ the most effective pest control methods around to get rid of your troublesome ant problems. Our exterminator has been helping Clearwater, Wesley Chapel, Odessa, & Tampa, FL residents with their ant problems for more than 19 years! Give us a call today!