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Keeping Ants Under Control in Birmingham

Ant control is extremely important as ants can quickly get out of control, overcoming homes, gardens and commercial spaces. Ants are notorious pests and, if left untreated, they can be congregating in nests of thousands in or around your property. If that thought alone makes your skin crawl, Pest Control Birmingham are here for you. We offer effective, reliable and professional ant control services throughout Birmingham.

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All About Ants

Ants are very social insects, meaning they tend to dwell in large colonies or groups. Depending on the species, you may have an ant colony living in your property that consists of millions of ants! Ants belong to the insect order Hymenoptera which means they are related to wasps and bees. There are three kinds of ants found in a colony: the queen, the female workers and the males. Check out our ant facts below:

Ants swarm in August when the young queens leave the nest to begin their own colonies.

Worker ants can live for up to 7 years

Queen ants can live for up to 15 years

Ant colonies can hold up to half a million ants

Ants are a common pest in UK households

Ant infestations can be distressing whether you are a home or business owner, causing concerns over hygiene and an environment that is unpleasant to live or work in. If your premises is infested with red ants, they can deliver a painful sting by injecting formic acid. Whatever species of ant is troubling your home, it is important you call pest Control Birmingham. Our team of experts can attend your property, analyse the problem and advise on the best solution.

Telling Signs of Ants

If you see a couple of ants running around inside your property or outside in the garden, it might be worth having a look around. They may be a couple of lone ants or they might be a sign of a larger ant infestation and a pest problem that needs dealing with. The most common signs of ants are:

Large numbers of ants seen in areas where you commonly prepare food

Ant pathways in and out of your home

Ant nests (may look like a pile of dirt)

Ants emerging from walls or small crevices

Damaged wood or wood shavings in your home or garden

Ants are found in food (including pet food)

If you spot any of these common signs, it is likely you have an ant infestation so call pest Control Birmingham today!

How to Get Rid of Ants

Ant infestations are extremely common during the summer months and it is not unusual for our staff at Pest Control Birmingham to receive numerous calls from customers asking how to get rid of ants. Thankfully, Pest Control Birmingham are able to offer effective ant control services to customers suffering from ant infestations. Our team provide property inspections, practical advice on sealing any and all entry points into your building and, of course, we can provide ant control services.

Our Ant Control Methods

Here at Pest Control Birmingham, we offer effective ant control techniques that ensure your property is rid of ants. We also ensure you have all the prevention methods in place to stop them returning once and for all.

Our pest control techniques include bait treatments and insecticides to control ant infestations. Using our many years of experience in the pest control industry, we are able to use our ant control bait in such a way that ensures the ants will eat it and take the treatment with them back to the nest. Our experienced technicians can also remove the trail of pheromone from any entry points around your home to prevent the ants from re-entering. We can also use specialist techniques to control flying ants.

Destroying Ant Nests

Once ants have made their nest inside your home, it is necessary for our professional pest controllers to locate and destroy the nest completely to ensure you are rid of it completely. Destroying an ants nest is the only guaranteed way of removing ants completely from your property. While spraying insecticides rids your home of those ants visibly foraging, it does not remove the source of the problem. In some cases, our specialists may inject insecticides into your walls to ensure complete ant control.

Get Rid of Ants Yourself

If you wish to tackle your ant infestation alone, at Pest Control Birmingham, we offer ant control products to help you carry out your own treatments. Simply give us a call so we can advise you on the best products for your ant infestation. Ant infestations can be difficult to remove from your property and it may be that, despite your best efforts, professional assistance is required. If this is the case, please do not hesitate to call our team at Pest Control Birmingham today.

Contact Pest Control Birmingham

If you have an infestation of ants in your property, call Pest Control Birmingham today. Our team of professional experts would be more than happy to treat your property and control the ant population. It does not matter how large or small your infestation of ants is, our team are fully equipped with the knowledge and equipment to effectively rid your property of ants and advise you on the best preventative measures to stop them coming back again. So, what are you waiting for? To arrange a quotation or for additional information please call us on 0330 404 3394 or contact us here.

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