Ant Control : Understanding Ants’ Behavior and Choosing the Best Ant Control Procedure

“How can I control ants in my home?” Is this question troubling you right now? We hope this article will help you.

 

Ants are social insects. They live in colonies. So, if you want your home to be ant-free, you should locate them and eliminate their entire colony. Bear in mind that using an ant spray will kill only a few ants; just give them some time and they will be back in your home even before you notice it.

 

We know you want them eliminated but before you do that, it’s best if you know why they’re there in the first place. Do you know why ants keep on entering your home? They do that in search of food, water, or shelter. We all know that ants love sweets. But aside from sweet-based food, they also find protein/grease-based food delicious. They are naturally generous; once they have found a food source, they will leave a pheromone trail so that other ants can follow and they can all enjoy the food together.

 

To eliminate them, you need to locate their nests. The only way to do it is by following their trail. You may inspect your carpets, doors, windows, and all other areas especially inside your kitchen. The kitchen is a great place for them to search for food so if there’s this one room in your home where you would see them, it’s definitely the kitchen. When they found a food source, these ants will carry food back to their homes and that’s your chance to locate their colonies.

 

If your home is infested with carpenter ants, you should observe and follow their trail at night time since they are nocturnal. Usually, carpenter ants emerge from damaged woods in your house. Some of them also live in tree stumps.

 

There are many types of ants and understanding their behaviour will help you choose the best pest control procedure. If you want to know more about ants—may they be carpenter ants, argentine ants, fire ants, crazy ants, ghost ants, leafcutter ants, odorous house ants, pharaoh ants, or pavement ants—just contact us as we are trusted in the field of ants control in Abu Dhabi. Our Abu Dhabi pest control company will provide you with an ant control strategy depending on the type of infestation and the type of ant that is responsible. Let our expert pest exterminators work for you and add you to our long list of satisfied customers.