New Plymouth is an amazing place to live! Unfortunately for us living in the Treasure Valley, there are many kinds of ants that choose New Plymouth as their home as well. While they are welcome to live in places like the Horseshoe Park, they aren’t so welcome when they enter our homes or property. Those ants include the odorous ant, the red fire ants and pavement ants. Ants can be annoying, contaminate food, inflict painful bites and can be destructive as well. This makes New Plymouth Ant Control very important for the residents of New Plymouth.
- Odorous Ant: True to its name, the Odorous puts off a foul, coconut-like odor when it is crushed. They are brown or black in color and range from 1/16 of an inch to 1/8 of an inch in length. These ants are attracted to areas of moisture and are particularly fond of sweets. Because of this, they can be known to contaminate food inside your house.
- Red Fire Ant: These ants get their name from their red color and ability to inflict painful bites and stings. These ants like to make nests in structural foundations or in landscaping. Some people are allergic to Red Fire Ant stings and can have more severe reactions.
- Pavement Ant: Pavement Ants get their name from the fact that they like to make the cracks in pavement or sidewalks their homes. They are dark brown or black in color and 1/8 of an inch in size. These ants will eat almost anything and have been known to contaminate food inside homes.
Not only are ants one of the most common household invaders, they are also notoriously difficult to get rid of. If you need help with New Plymouth Ant Control, contact Get Lost Pest Control. They have a two step approach to eliminating ants from your home. Get Lost Pest Control will use a spray that will kill ants when they come into contact with it. This spray has a residual effect that can continue to kill ants for up to 3 months. They will also use a commercial grade ant bait. After the ants are attracted to the bait, they will bring it back to share it with the rest of the ant colony.