The current warm weather is seeing an invasion of ants in many homes, these can be very annoying and can get in all the spaces where you do not want them, we thought it would be helpful to share some information to help you in understanding and deal with them:
Most common are Garden Ants also known as Black Ants – the worker ants are 4-5mm but the Queen can be as big as 15mm. Eggs are laid in the spring in nests that are typically in soil but can be in brickwork or under bark. Ants are attracted to sweet foods and leave a trail back to their nests for other ants to follow to the food source. This is why you can have so many ants around your home.
So how do you deal with them?
Garden ants will only come into your home to search for food and are attracted by sweet and sticky substances. The first action is to make sure that there is no easy food source in your home by:
How do I get rid of ants?
There are many domestic products available to treat ants, many are powders which can look unsightly around your home, or sprays that again can be unpleasant, all of these can be effective. However, at Intelligent Pest Control we have solutions which are safe, discreet and extremely effective, no powders or sprays just simple treatment that will destroy the colony and best of all it usually costs just £30. Contact us on your local number to obtain more details, our products will give greater value for money than the majority of super market available treatments.