Ants

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How to Get Rid of Ants

There are a range of tips you can try to get rid of ants. However, an ant problem typically requires a professional service to control the problem long term and keep your home free from ants.

How to Prevent Ants

If you are concerned that that you and your family might be at risk from an ant infestation (link to ant infestation page), there are some tips you can try to deter ants. The below tips can help you keep your home ant free, or make sure your infestation doesn’t grow.

Most ants only enter your home in search for food. You usually find ants in kitchen cupboards or areas where food is kept as they are attracted to anything that’s sweet and sticky.

Follow these tips to make sure you don’t leave temptation in their path:

  • Always cover food – who knows where that ant has been before it crawls across your food!
  • Clean food and liquid spills immediately
  • Clean food debris from under kitchen appliances
  • Make sure all garbage cans are tightly sealed
  • Keep compost piles enclosed and covered
  • Put away pet food as soon as your pet has finished eating

You can also help prevent Ants entering your home by sealing access points such as cracks and crevices in door and window frames.

Controlling Ants

Despite there being tips for you to try, many ant problems require professional control to ensure that ants aren’t a nuisance for you and your home. Adelaide Pest Control technicians are skilled, experienced professionals – they are state certified, licensed applicators and are required to participate in regular training programs to maintain their expertise. They understand the habits of each species and use that knowledge when developing a control program for your home. They also have respect for you, your home, your family and your time.

Once your ants have been identified, our team can use a range of powerful insecticides targeted to your specific ant species , without harming you and your family. This gives you the reassurance that the problem has been fully dealt with, safely and efficiently.

Once treatment is complete, you can practice all the tips above to stop them coming back.

Call Adelaide Pest Control on 1300 307 965 to talk to an expert about keeping your home ant free.