Collectively, ants outnumber all other species on Earth, yet they do more good than harm. Ants are nature’s cleaning crew as they contribute to the process of decomposition by feeding on organic waste, dead animals, and other insects. They also work to aerate the ground and till the soil, fertilizing and creating fertile topsoil. When in their natural habitat, the work they do is of the utmost importance, but when they invade your property, garden, or home, they become a pest that needs to be controlled. Here are the common ant species you may encounter.
Of all insects that infest homes, ants are the most common. Ants are also very tricky pests to control. If you’ve tried to eliminate the pesky invaders yourself, you’ve likely discovered that just because you kill a few ants, you haven’t solved an infestation. The vast majority of pest control sprays that you purchase at your local hardware store cannot eliminate an infestation. Most of those sprays simply act as a repellent. Some of those sprays may even make your problem worse by causing the ant colony to bud. Ant budding is when the colony splits to make two separate colonies. The frustration of spraying the wrong pesticides has left many homeowners overwhelmed with the scope of their ant problems. You have good reason to contact a pest control professional and Bulwark Exterminating has a five-step ant control process that is a guaranteed ant control solution.
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There are many types of ants that may be infesting your home or property. Some of the most common include: Acrobat ants, Argentine ants, Odorous House ants, Pharaoh ants, Red Imported Fire ants, and Western Carpenter ants. A Bulwark Ant Control technician will be able to identify the type of ant you are dealing with, and know the most effective treatment method for each type. When it comes to ant baits, for example, certain ants only like sugar, others starch, others protein, and others change diets based on what time of year it is. Bulwark Pest Control has come across a very effective ant control solution, only known to a select few pest control professionals. Let Bulwark take control of your home’s ant treatment. You will be glad you did!