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How to get rid of ants

While a wide range of do-it-yourself products are available for ants, many times effective ant control requires a professional pest control service to gain control and prevent a recurrence.

Ehrlich technicians are skilled, experienced professionals – they are state-certified, licensed specialists 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 family, your home, your business, and your time.


Getting rid of ants in your home and business

Many homeowners struggle with DIY ant control remedies as the results are often less than satisfactory. Small problems can develop into large ones and this is when many people seek out the services of a pest control professional to prevent future infestations.

In the commercial environment ants are more than just a nuisance. They can cost you money and harm your reputation. This is particularly true in organizations that handle food - like food processing plants and restaurants and bars - or need to keep areas sterile in businesses such as healthcare facilities and pharmaceutical industries. Premises like warehouses and food retail stores that store food and water need to make sure they have the highest standards of hygiene – and that means being ant-free.

Without adequate ant control in your business you could suffer from:

  • Waste - Contaminated food and other products will have to be thrown away, costing you money and resources.
  • Fear - Infestations in places like hospitals and care homes can spread pathogens (e.g. pharaoh ants) and alarm patients or residents, leading them to question your hygiene standards.
  • Reputation damage - If your reputation suffers so too will your profits, as customers are put off by the presence of ants.

Treatments for your home or business are targeted to your specific ant species. We will solve the problem quickly, while ensuring the safety of your family, pets, customers, and employees. Once the ants have been dealt with, you can take precautions to stop them from coming back.
Call Ehrlich at 800-837-5520 to talk to an expert about getting rid of ants.

Steps to take for effectively getting rid of ants

Our pest control technicians understand the habits of different types of ant and can offer discreet and targeted ant control. It goes without saying that all our treatments are safe for your staff and customers.

Give us a call and we’ll set the following plan in motion:

  • Our pest control consultant will arrange a convenient time with you for a free inspection inside and outside your premises.
  • The consultant will recommend a treatment plan based on your infestation and on your particular business sector – and give you a cost to put the plan into action.
  • Once you’ve approved the price, the consultant will arrange times for a technician to visit. You may need several visits depending on the ant control treatment we use.
  • On the first visit, the Technician will run through the treatment process before the work begins.
  • We can also set up regular ant control inspections for you so the problem doesn’t come back.

Call us today at 800-837-5520 or contact us online to learn how our services can help you get rid of ants.


Fire ant treatments

In the early summer, fire ant colonies are in a growth phase. Because of this, early summer is the best time to treat for them - before the colonies grow even larger. However, because of their tendency to attack in mass, it can be unsafe to attempt to treat fire ant mounds on your own. Rely on a trained pest control professional to get rid of the infestation safely.

How to prevent ants from returning

Ants will return unless changes are made around your property and within your home. You’ll want to remove the things that attract ants in the first place, so you can prevent them from returning and infesting your property again. Some of the things you can do include:

  • Store food in safe and secure containers
  • Sweep up food and dirt
  • Remove unused pet food and secure pet food to keep ants away
  • Seal up access points and holes
  • Clean up food and liquid spills

Ehrlich gets rid of ants

Ehrlich pest specialists are experts in helping get rid of many different kinds of ants, including fire ants. We live and work in the area, so you can set your mind at ease, knowing we have the localized experience to make your pest problem a thing of the past. Contact us to discover how Ehrlich can help get rid of ants or provide preventative treatments to keep your family safe all year round.

Call us today at 800-837-5520 or contact us online to learn how our services can help you get rid of ants.

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