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Ant Control and Elimination

Ants are the most frequent and persistent pests encountered around buildings. Ants are a social insect that live in colonies. Treatment plans should include eliminating the entire colony. They can be excluded by caulking and patching cracks and voids in the walls, floors and sidewalks. Organic matter, wood debris and other trash should be raked away from the foundation wherever possible. If ants are seen within the building, they will usually be foraging for food. Ants can be a risk to your property. They may be small, but they can cause big problems. To be truly effective, a treatment must penetrate and destroy the unseen nest as well as the infestation. Keeping ants away is a process. Eudaimonia's technicians will work to deliver unique solutions to help protect your property. To get solutions to your ant problem call Eudaimonia Pest Control. Our trained professionals specialize in environmentally responsible and effective pest control methods about ant removal, prevention and control.

Identification

Enthusiastically social insects, ants typically live in structured nest communities that may be located underground, in ground-level mounds, or in trees. Ant communities are headed by a queen or queens, whose function in life is to lay thousands of eggs that will ensure the survival of the colony. Workers (the ants typically seen by humans) are wingless females that never reproduce, but instead forage for food, care for the queen's offspring, work on the nest, protect the community, and perform many other duties. Male ants often have only one role, mating with the queen. After they have performed this function, they may die. Ants communicate and cooperate by using chemicals that can alert others to danger or lead them to a promising food source. They typically eat nectar, seeds, fungus, or insects. However, some species have diets that are more unusual. Ants may prey on reptiles, birds, or even small mammals.

Common Ants

Acrobat Ant

Big Headed Ant

Carpenter Ant

Crazy Ant

Field Ant

Honey Pot Ant

Little Black Ant

Odorous House Ant

Pavement Ant

Thief Ant