Ants are the most frequently found pests that can make anyone’s life a living hell. They invade a house to find shelter and food. They can be a menace if proper steps aren’t taken to control their development.
Getting rid of ants completely may be a time-consuming process as they can build up their team in a pretty fast way. So as to control the nuisance created by such pests, one ought to understand their behavioral pattern.
Ants reside in colonies that have a ‘queen’, the female who’s responsible for laying eggs, male ants with a short lifetime and ‘workers’, the sterile female ants. The ants which we generally see on our walls, window panes and furniture sets, are these workers. We all are well familiar with the truth that ants move in a specific trail. The workers, upon discovering food, communicate with their fellow workers by leaving a chemical compound on the food. Human beings are unable to sense it, but this route goes on for quite a long time and helps the subsequent ants to find the origin of the food at the end of a trail.
Usually, ants feed on sugary and fatty food materials.
There are two kinds of ants that can pose a problem in our everyday life – those residing outside and scavenge in your house and those building their colonies within your residence. The former sort of ants usually travels on your home in search for food. The latter kind prefers to live within your house, rather than just foraging inside.
Having Pest Experts eliminate the probable passages that ants may use to enter a home, including, the crevices and cracks on walls, by sealing them properly. Utilizing detergent to disturb any suspicious ‘path’ process of ants.
Spraying insecticide around the entry points of ants.