If you’re worried that you might be at risk from an ant infestation, you can put in place some simple ant repellant and ant deterrent measures. The checklist below will help you keep your home or business free from ants, or make sure your infestation doesn’t grow.
Most ants only come into your home to look for food. They are attracted to anything that’s sweet and sticky, which is why you find ants in kitchen cupboards or areas where food is kept.
With that in mind it’s important to not leave temptation in their path. To get rid of ants you must remember to:
Above all, cover any food in storage areas - you don’t know where ants have been walking before they march across your food.
Did you know once an ant has discovered a food source it leaves a pheromone trail. This chemical helps other ants from the colony to find the food too.
Find out how to get rid of ants or contact us on 0800 552 001 to speak with an expert now.
Our Pest Control Technicians know what’s what when it comes to ant deterrents. They understand the habits of different types of ant and can offer the most appropriate and effective solution. They can also help you remove infestations and activity around your home or business. It goes without saying that all our treatments are safe for people and pets.
Most ants come inside your home looking for food. They are attracted by sweet and sticky substances. Ant-proof your home by making food unavailable:
You can also help prevent ants entering your home by sealing access points such as cracks and crevices in door and window frames.
Call us today on 0800 552 001 or contact us online to learn how our services can help prevent ants.