Ant Control in Central Texas
No one is safe from an ant infestation! Ants are found all over the world, in various regions and climates. Proper ant control is essential to avoid destruction to your food sources, property, and possible health risks to you, your family, or your employees. The first step in eliminating an ant infestation in and around your home or business is to identify which ant species you're dealing with. Understanding specific species of pests is critical in order to truly develop a proper ant control or general pest control strategy.
Stay away from the DIY methods that are ineffective. The experts at GGA Pest Management will recommend the best ant control solution and treatments for you so that you can get back to enjoying your home in peace.
Identifying Different Types of Ants
There are numerous species of ants scattered across the world. Some of the more common ant species in the U.S. include:
Carpenter Ants - These pests burrow and chew through wood and significantly damage your property structure. It is not easy to eliminate carpenter ant infestations. One queen can live up to a whole 25 years.
Fire Ants - Red fire ants will attack anyone or anything that they feel is intruding. They are one of the few ant species in America that can give a quite painful sting.
Acrobat Ants - You will notice these ants trailing along trees and fences and making their way through the holes and cracks in your home. They are also known for is emitting a foul-smelling odor when threatened.
Black Ants - Small black ants generally live outdoors. Building their nests in dark areas such as underneath rocks, logs, and decaying trees, But, indoors, little black ants can be found in woodwork, baseboards, and even under carpeting.