Types of Ant Infestations
There are more than 12,000 species of ants throughout the world, but only a fraction of them are a cause for concern in the Staten Island area. Acrobat ants, carpenter ants, field ants, and fire ants are the most common types in the northeastern United States. Out of these four types, carpenter ants
pose the most significant threat to buildings because they make their colonies inside the wood of your home, business, or wooden furniture. They excavate the wood to create tunnels, which can weaken the foundation of your home, cause the roof to sag, or ruin your furniture. Our extermination team is able to treat the colonies of all these ants and prevent future infestations.
Damage Caused by Ants
In addition to damage to your building’s framework and foundation, ants can pose other dangers. Because they travel all over searching for food, they can carry bacteria into your home. If you have crumbs or food out, ants
will be drawn to it. When they travel to it, they leave bacteria on your counters and exposed food. It’s important to keep your surfaces clean and free of crumbs, exposed food, and any substance that may draw out ants.
Protect Your Property Today
The best way to protect your home from ants is to schedule ant extermination as soon as you discover an infestation. The sooner we treat your home, the easier it is to eliminate the ants and their colonies. Our team uses a variety of extermination chemicals and can utilize Green pest control solutions to protect your family, pets, and visitors. To prevent future infestations, you should reduce the amount of exposed food in your home and utilize regular perimeter treatments with our extermination company.
Contact us at 718.979.7378 to schedule ant extermination services with our team. We’re proud to serve Staten Island, New York, as well as the surrounding areas for residential pest control and commercial pest control in Staten Island.