Ants are the most common problem facing homeowners in our area. Do-it-yourself treatments can often exacerbate the problem and rarely address the nest – the source of the problem. There are many different kinds of ants such as fire ants, pavement ants, crazy ants, Pharaoh ants, Argentine ants and odorous house ants.
KNOW WHAT’S BUGGING YOU
What do they look like?
Size: Varies, many are 3-10mm in length
Color: Varies, many are brownish-black
What are it’s identifying characteristics?
Ants are easily identified by their elbowed antennae and a distinctive node-like structure that forms a slender waist. Different species have differing characteristics. You can identify an odorous house ant by crushing it – if it smells of coconuts it’s probably an odorous house ant.
What does it eat?
Ants are scavengers and will feed on virtually anything.
Where does it hide?
Many ants nest near or along structures such as foundations and sidewalks. They may also construct nests inside your home near water and food sources.
What can it do to me?
Some ants, such as fire ants, sting. Most ants are simply an annoyance.
Call us. Let us asses your situation. With the proper treatment and chemicals, we can get your situation under control and eliminate the ants
Contact LONESTAR Pest Solutions for an inspection.
PO Box 461574 , San Antonio, Texas 78246 | Office: (210) 653-4250