Why You Need Professional Ant Control
Many ant species can thrive indoors and outdoors. This means that signs of ants in your yard may indicate a growing population inside your home! Ants gain entry into the home through the smallest cracks and openings. Once they’ve decided that your house is their new place of residence, no space is off-limits. If you avoid getting the ant control you need, you may soon be facing consequences like the following:
Harmful Ant Bites
Want to Know More About Carpenter Ant Control?
Carpenter ants are a particular type of ant that colonizes in wood. When these ants live in a stable environment, they can maintain a colony anywhere from 10 to 20 years! In their attempt to continue growing the colony, they burrow and tunnel through any moist, decaying or hollow wood they find. This may prove to be a wood pile in the backyard, or an important aspect of your home’s structure.
If you want to avoid extensive home damage caused by the tunneling of a carpenter ant colony, then you need carpenter ant control that is quick and effective. Some signs that indicate your household is currently facing a carpenter ant problem include:
Wood Shavings Near Cracks in Molding & Siding
Hearing Ants Rummaging Around in the Wall
Ants That Are Black or Red, or Both
Ants with Front & Rear Wings
Ants Walking in the Open During the Evening