Ant Control in Singapore
You’ve undoubtedly seen ants crawling around on your property because ant infestations are one of the most common pest concerns found in homes and businesses. Kitchens, bathrooms and panties are common places with sightings of ants due to the presence of food and moisture.
Besides causing painful bites, ants carry bacteria and pose risks of contamination to our food. Therefore, it is important to get rid of ants on your property. However, it is extremely difficult to get rid of ants as they love to build their nests in hard-to-reach areas such as cracks and crevices in the walls. This explains why you might have exhausted over-the-counter and DIY solutions to remove ants only to find them on your property again. This is because eliminating physical ants you see does not necessary destroy their colony.
Discuss an effective ant pest control solution with the ant experts at Bingo Pest and learn how you can keep ants away from your home or business property completely.
The Life Cycle of Ants
The ant pest undergoes a complete metamorphosis. They go through 4 distinct stages:
Generally, an ant egg takes approximately 7 to 14 days to reach the larva stage.
Signs of an Ant Infestation
Getting rid of an ants as soon as you notice any early signs of infestation can aid in a faster removal that requires lesser effort. Before establishing an ant extermination programme, an ant specialist will also conduct visual inspection to identify signs of ants in your property. These signs may include:
Traces of Ants
When you see live ants crawling around your property, you are at risk of an ant infestation. They appear mostly in areas where you prepare and store food, as well as places with moisture.
Most ants create a pheromone trail to their food sources. Sighting of pathways created by ants is another sign to note.
An ant nest look like a small heap of soil or dirt, usually in areas that are difficult to reach and spot.
Ant Control Solutions
A holistic treatment and management plan for ants can help in the complete removal of ants in your property. A combination of ant treatments may be used depending on the findings from the ant inspection. Ant pest control solutions with Bingo Pest may include:
More ants may be observed during the initial treatments as they continue surfacing to forage for food. The more the ant pest feeds on the baits, the sooner the elimination of the ant colony. This is a short-lived side-effect and will improve over time.
Speak to us to learn more about our ant control solution.
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