Sugar Ants, Not so Sweet

Sugar Ant Exterminator

Sugar Ant Exterminator

If you are a homeowner then you may have experienced pests such as roaches, rodents, and ants. Household pests can cause health problems, a lot of money, and can be an eyesore.

You might have heard of Sugar Ants,the Sugar Ant is an ant with a large orange or brown body. Sugar Ants are not sweet they are pests just like bedbugs. In fact, sugars ants do not even gravitate towards sugary foods; they are omnivorous like humans and they will feed on other animals and plants. In addition, sugar ants similar to roaches are cannibalistic where sugar ants will consume other dead ants. If you have a sugar ant infestation you might think that ant pest control is expensive and impossible but that is not the case.

Try to control the infestation on your own.
The first thing you need to do when fighting ants or any other household pests is to attempt to control the infestation on your own. One thing you need to do is starve the creatures. Therefore, you need to clean up any spills, crumbs, and never keep dirty dishes in your sink. You should sweep and mop your home everyday and take out garbage promptly. Be sure to put away any food that you have out.

When dealing with ants you should invest in a good ant spray. Products used for killing roaches can also be used to kill ants. When using an at spray make sure that you spray dark corners and abstain from spraying your food and utensils. Ant spray can be quite effective but bear in mind that ant/roach spray is very strong so you should open windows and make sure the room is well ventilated. If you can’t stand the scent then you should buy a scent free spray or wear a mask and leave the room immediately.

Shop around for the best exterminators.
If your ant pest control efforts are ineffective then you may need to call in a professional such as an exterminator. The hard part is choosing the right exterminator so you should get the most for your money. You should go with a reputable ant pest control company. It is advisable that you speak to family and friends about their experiences and read online forums, blogs, and review sites about other people’s experiences with pest control companies.