Ant Control

If you’ve seen ants streaming through a doorway or marching across your kitchen, you’re not alone. Ants are the most common pest in Boston area, and these insect intruders can take a serious toll on your home’s structural integrity, safety and cleanliness. Don’t wait until ants infest your home or business – call Westwood Pest Control today and say goodbye to ants ASAP!

Ants Control - Westwood Pest ControlCommon Types of Ants

Many species of ants are commonly found inside living areas and workplaces. The average ant doesn’t pose a safety risk, but can carry a number of diseases and contaminate food. To keep these pests out, store food in airtight containers and avoid leaving dirty dishes in the sink.

Among the types of ants you may find:

  • Acrobat Ants
  • Argentine Ants
  • Odorous House Ants
  • Pavement Ants
  • Pharoah Ants
  • Small Black Ants
  • Carpenter Ants: Larger than other ants, carpenter ants are drawn to homes with moisture problems. Once inside, they can destroy wood in walls, floors and support beams. When left unchecked, carpenter ants can cause thousands of dollars of damage and eventually make your home unsafe.

Recognizing Ant Infestations

No matter what kind of ant invades your property, it’s important to act quickly. If you see one or two ants, more usually aren’t far off, and these insects leave pheromone trails to attract fellow colony members. Once they enter through tiny cracks and gaps, a colony can expand quickly to include hundreds of thousands of ants.

Visible ants are the most common sign of an infestation. You may also find ant mounds outdoors or discarded wings. If you’ve noticed sawdust or wood shavings or heard a faint rustling sound inside the walls, it’s a good indication that you’re dealing with carpenter ants.

Get Rid of Ants Now

Unfortunately, DIY ant control solutions are rarely the best way to eliminate these pests. In fact, these options can sometimes make an infestation worse by disturbing the ants’ nest. On top of this, most DIY ant solutions only kill the insects you can see, allowing the colony to survive out of sight.

To eliminate ants for good, contact Westwood Pest Control for ant exterminators in Greater Boston. We proudly serve homes and businesses, and are backed by the latest industry advancements and most hi-tech products on the market. Just request a free quote, and we’ll help you take the first step toward eliminating ants for good!

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Whether you need help eliminating pests or want to prevent an infestation, we can help you create an pest management strategy to effectively control pests with targeted solutions that are environmentally safe and effective.