Ant Control in Indianapolis
There are 10 quadrillion ants on Earth in comparison to 7 billion humans, which means that ants outnumber humans at a ratio of 1.5 million to one. Ants are incredibly social creatures, each one part of a colony. Members of these colonies rely on each other to scout out prime locations for infestation. For this reason, it is crucial to eliminate every ant that appears in your home or commercial building. Failure to do this could result in an infestation of the whole colony. Instead of simply eliminating visible ants, AAA Exterminating will use our advanced tools and strategy to protect your home or business against the threat of returning ants with our proven pest control services.
Identifying and Eliminating Ants
Identification is the first step in expelling the threat of ants from your premises. Even if you don’t have visible ant problems at the moment, it is important to continue to take precautions to promote long-term ant control. Traps and baits can be used to control the problem around in strategic locations of your home or business. Above all else, we’ll create a plan revolving around the needs of your home or business, so we can ensure that you are fully satisfied with your service and results. We want to see you succeed, and we are happy to team up with you or your business to eliminate the threat of ant infestation and property damage.
Ranging from 1/8 to 1/4 inch, acrobat ants can be black or brown in color. They gain their names from the way they raise their abdomen when disturbed. Acrobat ants can be commonly found nesting in rotting wood.
Typically between 2.2 and 2.8 mm long, Argentine ants are experts in squeezing into small places. Mulch and other ground debris are among their favorite habitats, and they can expand rapidly. Just ten ants can start new colonies.
Carpenter ants are particularly a nuisance in that they spread germs and disease like other ants—but they also dig into damp or damaged wood to create colonies. This makes them a threat similar to termites.