Why Do I Have an Ant Infestation?

Ants are social insects – they live in colonies that contain three castes or groups: workers, queens, and males. As such, they are in constant search for an efficient location to base the colony. Sometimes it may be your home, as it offers a near unlimited food source for them and protection from the elements.

Many people mistake male ants for termites. Although they are similar in appearance, there are a few distinct differences:

  • Ants have a constricted or “pinched” waist; termites lack this constriction.
  • The forewing of ants is larger than the hindwing; termites have four wings of equal size.
  • Ants have bent or “elbowed” antennae; termites have straight, beadlike antennae.

The Raleigh, NC Ant Control Pros

If you have an ant infestation in or around your home, our team of pest control experts will take care of it quickly and efficiently. They’re highly trained at finding, identifying and eliminating every type of ant species found in Raleigh, North Carolina and the Triangle. Far from a quick fix, our professional exterminators will get them out of your home and off your property for the long term.

To learn more about different ant species and what may be done about them, contact us at (919) 553-9888 for more information and to request a free, no-obligation price quote. We’ll find the right residential pest control plan or commercial pest control plan that fits your needs and budget. Call now!

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