Keep the ants at bay this summer and fall by reading our guide for everything a homeowner should know about ant infestations.
How to Prevent An Infestation
Even if you haven’t noticed a full-blown invasion into your home, you should still be wary of seeing even just a few ants wandering through your home. That’s because these are scouts. Most ant infestations start off as a few scout ants searching your home seeking water and food. If they find that your home has these resources in abundance, then they’ll go back to their colony and let everyone else know.
A few ways to prevent scout ants from taking notice of your home is by doing the following:
- Clean up dirty dishes
- Sweep, vacuum and mop regularly
- Wipe down food surfaces, such as counters, stoves, and grills.
What An Infestation Can Do to Your Home
Depending on the type of ants that are invading your home, you could be facing a minor annoyance and inconvenience, or you could find yourself with structural damage to your home’s foundation.
If you suspect that ants have invaded your home, it’s time to take action. Don’t let what starts off as a small problem balloon into a complete nightmare. Contact our team of experts for assistance in preventing an infestation and eliminating one that’s already begun. Visit our website for more information on all of the services we offer, and give us a call at (425) 305-4860 to schedule an appointment.