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Preventing & Treating Ant Infestations

As the weather gets nicer here in Cincinnati, the insects are starting to come out. Are you dreading having to deal with the pesky ants coming into your home? We’re here to help you out!

While these insects are tiny, they can cause massive damage.

Wood Damage: Carpenter ants like to destroy wood building sort of tunnels. This can weaken doors, windows, floors, walls and ceilings. You can imagine that if they go on too long, the repair amount can be very costly. Structural damage to your home is no joke.

Food Issues: Ants love food. If they find a source that can feed them. They will often come back. While they can be unsightly, they can also cause you to buy more food than you originally needed to. If you see ants surrounding your food items, you end up having to throw away food that would have been otherwise perfectly good.

Prevent ants from becoming a problem.

  • Ants are drawn to moisture, so minimize damp areas in and around your home.
  • Keep gutters and downspouts free of leaves.
  • Don’t leave out food!

Eliminate ants from your home.

  • Ants baits lure ants in, but don't kill them immediately. They take the bait back home which contaminates the nest.
  • Sprays are most effective if you can identify the nest.

If you have any other questions, please give us a call or stop by one of our locations.