There are more than 700 ant species found in the U.S., although only about 25 species commonly infest homes. Ants are social insects that typically live in underground colonies, made up of workers and a queen. Ants will eat practically any kind of food, but are especially attracted to sweets.
With its number of species, ants have become the number one pest in homes and businesses around the country. Pennsylvania has several types that are common invaders; fire ants, carpenter ants, sugar ants, rover ants, and many more. Ants can cause damage to lawns, plants, wood and food and can be a nuisance in your home. Some types of ants can even bite and sting causing health problems to you and your family. They are very resourceful and can adapt to changing environments. Their populations can explode in short periods of time in and around your home and they can be very difficult to control without knowledge of them. It is common to have problems with several different types of ants at one time.
Professional Ant Control
Pointe Pest Control will send out a licensed inspector to determine which types of ants are currently invading your home and property. They will inspect and identify conditions conducive for ants as well as assess sanitation practices that may contribute to ant infestations. Finally customize a program that fits you, your home, and your family.
Then Pointe Pest Control will send a highly trained specialist to the home to perform an initial treatment targeted for the current ant problem as well as protecting the home from other ants and additional pest pressure. Pointe Pest Control’s specialists are trained in the habits and biology of all the types of ants in Pennsylvania. They carry a wide variety of products which allow them to treat for any and all types of ants. Our ongoing maintenance program will allow our specialists to apply fresh baits and liquid barriers to protect the home and property from ants and other pests.