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What Is An Ant?
Ants can be found throughout the United States. The ants found in Richmond VA belong to the Formicidae family. This social insect lives in large colonies with most nests being located underground. While there are more than 12,000 species of ants, it is estimated that there could be 14,000 species in total. Ants have a unique appearance thanks to their slim body and elbowed antennas. Ants are immensely successful because they work together to survive. All of the ants in the colony are working together for the survival of the colony. As a result, ants will easily be able to break into your home, build a nest, and feed the queen and young.
Why Do I Have Ants?
Most ant colonies are located underground with one nest housing dozens or thousands of ants. While ants prefer staying outside, they may enter your home when they’re searching for food. Ants can travel hundreds of feet from their colony’s nest to search for food in your home. They’ll find numerous ways to enter your home, including through door frames, utility lines, plumbing lines, and window frames.
Are Ants Dangerous?
In general, ants aren’t dangerous to humans or animals. They won’t bite or transmit disease. Nevertheless, they can create problems for renters and homeowners. They can destroy your property and contaminate your food.
How Can I Remove Ants?
Ants have many interlinked nests making it difficult to get rid of ants. If you want to solve this problem, you’ll need to treat each nest in the colony. Once you’ve missed a nest, the ants are going to survive, rebuild, and continue haunting you. We offer an ant removal program for residents of Richmond. We can eliminate ants before they destroy your home. Call us to inquire about our services.
Can I Eliminate Ants Myself?
The treatment process is complex and time-consuming. As a result, it is too hard for the average homeowner. DIY treatments may not work, and they could be dangerous. Do you want to waste your time and energy using these ineffective methods? If not, hire a professional exterminator.
How Soon Can Your Exterminator Begin?
Contact our local exterminator today and schedule an appointment. Our exterminator will respond to your request within 24 or 48 hours.
Is Your Ant Treatment Safe?
We want to provide our clients with safe, effective ant removal services. Pick us knowing we’re going to protect you and your loved ones by using EPA-registered products. In addition to this, our exterminators are trained with an emphasis placed on safety. They’ll follow precise steps to keep you and your loved ones protected during each step of the process.
Preventing Future Ant Infestations
Ants are difficult to eliminate and harder to keep away. To remedy this problem, properly seal your home. Use caulk and other sealants to seal all cracks and crevices around your home. Furthermore, properly seal your food in airtight containers. If you notice ants entering your home, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’ll rush to your home and attempt to solve the problem for you.