Ant Control in Sacramento, CA
Quick & Convenient Services from Local Ant Exterminators
When it comes to pests, big trouble can come in some pretty small packages. Ants are one such example. Despite the fact that ants are some of the smallest members of the animal kingdom, the impact they can have on your property is nothing short of immense. Ants can quickly get into your food supply wherever it might be, as well as invade your trash and even descend upon some crumbs or an old sugary drink spill you may have forgotten about. And once they get in, getting them out is extremely difficult.
Pest Pros Pest Solutions offers an effective and eco-friendly solution to your ant problem. We utilize safe and effective products that both get rid of the ants you have and prevent new ones from finding their way in. Our staff of highly-trained technicians deliver Sacramento ant control that targets your problem at its source and helps you keep them away for good.
Schedule an ant control service in Sacramento and take back your home. Call Pest Pros Pest Solutions at (916) 588-9345 today!
Common Ant Infestation Signs
Ants most commonly invade kitchens and bathrooms, but homeowners can also find them in multiple areas throughout the home. Most varieties of ants are merely just a household nuisance, but some varieties can cause health concerns, bodily harm, or structural damage to your home (for example, Carpenter ants can cause serious property damage as they build gallery passageways through wood framing to create their nests inside the structure).
Some ants may live primarily in the walls and plumbing where you never see them. So how do you know you have an ant infestation? These are common signs to look out for:
- Ant trails and a pathway of ants where there is a water source
- Ant nests that look like piles of soil or dirt
- Wood shavings where carpenter ants may have caused issues
- Dirt piles where ants are nesting
- Power surges as ants love to infest fuse boxes
- Scuttling or scraping noises within the walls and ceiling
- Holes chewed in cardboard food packaging
What Types of Ants Are Found in the Sacramento Area?
There are thousands of different species of ant on the planet, and each type of ant has its own characteristics and tendencies. What works well for one particular type of ant invasion may not work as well for another, and that means a blanket or single-method approach typically doesn’t give great results.
At Pest Pros Pest Solutions, we specialize our treatments to your problem and offer specific services that treat hotspots for whatever type of ants you may have. We treat numerous varieties of ants commonly found throughout Northern California, making us your one-call solution for any residential ant issues you might have.
Our Sacramento ant control services can help with all of the following:
- Argentine ants
- Pavement ants
- Pharaoh ants
- Carpenter ants
- Fire ants
When are Ants Most Active in Northern California?
The hot summer months are when ants and other insect populations tend to increase. As summer temperatures increase, landscapes dry out, driving Argentine ants (the most prevalent species in Northern California) into homes, searching for food and water. These pests prefer to nest in soil and often find everything they need to sustain their colony in the landscape around the exterior of your home.
When weather conditions are not favorable (either too wet, too cold, or too warm), they will seek out food, water and sometimes shelter in more favorable areas (again, homes are the perfect spot). Thus, ant infestations are essentially a year-round problem.
How to Prevent Ant Infestation
You can spend quite a bit of money purchasing baits and other materials online or from your local hardware store to battle an ant infestation, but prevention is always the best method. With these tips you may just save your money and more importantly your sanity, by preventing an invasion long before it ever develops.
The following are important measures to take to avoid an ant infestation:
- Securely store food tight containers
- Don't leave pet food out
- Clean your floors (sweep & mop)
- Repair water leaks that may draw ants
- Seal entry points where ants may come inside
By being proactive about ant control in Sacramento, you can enjoy greater peace of mind, more consistent results, and fewer pest-related emergencies for many years to come. It’s our goal to be more than just the pest control provider you trust for today—we want to earn your trust as the only name you turn to in the future for your ant control needs as well.
Contact Pest Pros Pest Solutions and stop ants in their tracks. Get started today with our Sacramento ant control services by calling (916) 588-9345!
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