Ants Control Services
The Argentine ant is light to dark brown in color. They will nest both indoors and outdoors. On the inside they prefer to nest near areas where there is moisture such as; bathroom and kitchen sinks, potted plants, and plumbing areas. They can eat almost anything but prefer to eat sweets.
Outside the argentine ant will nest in various locations; under rocks, plants, wood and along sidewalks and prefer moist soil. They will invade your home or place of business in search of food and or shelter. Their colonies are massive and can adapt to different environments.
Odorous House ant
The odorous house ant gets its name because when crushed it gives off a rotten coconut odor. It can develop huge colonies containing thousands of workers and numerous queens. They normally nest outdoors under loose bark, ground cover, potted plants and suitable voids. On the inside they can be found near moisture in bathrooms kitchens and plumbing areas. They feed on other insects, plant secretions and seeds
The pavement ant is approx. 1/10 inch and brown in color. Their colonies are moderate to large in size, 3-4,000. They like to nest in sidewalk cracks, along curbs, under baseboards, floors and around insulation. They like to feed on meat, cheese, nuts, other insects and just about anything. Each female can lay an egg per day and live for several years.
This is among the largest of the ant family 1/4 ” to 1/2 ” and usually black in color. It has a large head and strong mandibles (jaws) used for chewing. Although they chew their way through wood they do not eat wood. They are of great concern to homeowners because an infestation cans cause serious structural damage if left untreated. They will eat grease, sweets, eggs, cakes and other foodstuff.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our company specializes in treating a wide range of ant species, including carpenter ants, fire ants, pavement ants, and pharaoh ants, among others. Each ant species requires a unique approach, and our team is equipped with the necessary knowledge to manage and eradicate these pests effectively. We’re committed to providing excellent service.
At EcoGen Pest Control, we prioritize a comprehensive approach when dealing with ant infestations in residential properties. We begin with a thorough inspection to identify the species and locate the nests. Then, we develop a customized treatment plan that includes both immediate extermination measures and long-term prevention strategies. Our goal is to ensure your home remains ant-free.
Yes, our ant control methods are designed to be safe for pets and the environment. We use products that are approved for use around pets when they are applied correctly. Additionally, our treatments are eco-friendly, meaning that they are designed to minimize harm to the environment. Your pet’s safety and environmental conservation are important to us as we work to resolve your ant problem.