Ant Removal and Facts
Our process is to inspect the home for access points and to make recommendations. Also, we identify the type of ant infesting your home. The type of ant and level of infestation will determine our treatment procedure.
There are over 12,000 species of ants on earth; fortunately, we only have 4 ant species in Ohio considered pest: Carpenter, Pavement, Odorous House and, Pharaoh Ants.
Ants have existed for over 130,000,000 years and an estimated 1.5 million ants for every person on earth.
An ant colony can range in size from 2,000 ants to numbers into the 10,000s (dependent on species).
Ant colonies can be a single location with one queen to a colony with many satellites and many queens. (dependent on species).
Ants gain access into your home through cracks in the foundation, window seals, gaps in doors, and roof access along with many others.
Ants will harborage under mulch, logs, debris, stones, vegetation, and your home.
Clogged gutters, heavy vegetation, overhanging trees, and branches touching your home provide an ideal environment for ants.