Carlsbad Pest Control
Treat Your Ant Problem Immediately
Once ants get inside your home or business, it is beyond belief they will go away on their own. It’s best to know and identify the species of ants to work on the correct method of ant control. Calling up the
help of a professional ant exterminator is the best approach to ensure your home receives the proper treatment. When you hire us, your service technician will work with your specific situation to create the best approach for exterminating ants and keeping them out of your house in the future. This can include interior and exterior treatments and sealing up entry points around your building.
All Ants (small and large species) live in colonies and most build nests, although some species are nomadic. If you see ants hunting around in your house or garden, they are worker ants. These workers lay down pheromone trails, swarm to create new nests, and cultivate other insects for use as food sources. Ants may choose to feed on greasy foods, protein foods, or sweet foods. They invade homes to forage for these substances.
Different Types of Ants
The ant is dark in color and has four different species and mainly infests homes built in wooded rural
areas. They mostly nest in wood decayed by moisture or damage by other insects, however they do not
damage fresh or new wood or “eat” wood as their name might imply. Generally, they forage for food,
particularly at night.
Odorous House Ants
These ants’ lives throughout the United States but tend to be less in desert environments such as the
Southwest. They range from black and brown in color and may be identified by the rotten coconut odor
they release when crushed. The ants usually nest outdoors and usually makes nest on stacks of materials
like stones, wood or cardboards. In the case of an indoor nest, they are often found near water sources
such as the kitchen or bathroom.
This ant has six different species, but the most troublesome species is referred to as the Red Imported
Fire Ant and lives throughout the southern United States. The ant is mainly identified by its red, black or
brown color with the abdomen darker than the rest of the body. They mainly nest in sunny open areas
such as lawns, or molds of soil. The ant is turned aggressive especially if they nest on soil and the soil is
disturbed. They feed mainly on protein foods and plants including seeds and fruits.
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Ants are extremely capable and intelligent insects. Though harmless, they can be a problem when they invade into your home or business property.
BED BUG CONTROL
Living with bed bugs, not to mention sleeping with them, can be very uncomfortable and unhealthy. Don’t allow bed bugs in your home keep you up at night, or bed bugs found in your hotel keep your guests complaining.
There are many different types of cockroaches to keep an eye out. No matter what kind you discover in your home or commercial property, it’s best to have them exterminated immediately.
Flea infestations constantly come from a pet dog or cat. The pests attach to the animal when it is outside, and then infest its fur and the places it sleeps indoors.
Spiders are frequently one of the most terrifying pests. Though beneficial for our ecology, most people choose spiders to stay outside where they belong.
Termites are a serious matter. In only a short period of time, a termite colony can cause lots of dollars worth of structural damage to your home. When you have a feeling termites on your property, you need to act right away.
Call us today and let us bring you the relief of immediate results!