We confidently offer a 90-day guarantee because of the effectiveness of our ant control methods.
“Here are a few things to keep in mind the next time ants show up in the potato salad. The 8,800 known species of the family Formicidae make up from 10% to 15% of the world’s animal biomass, the total weight of all fauna. They are the most dominant social insect in the world, found almost everywhere except in the polar regions. Ants turn more soil than earthworms; they prune, weed and police most of the earth’s carrion. Among the most gregarious of creatures, they are equipped with a sophisticated chemical communications system. To appreciate the strength and speed of this pesky invertebrate, consider that a leaf cutter the size of a man could run repeated four-minute miles while carrying 750 lbs. of potato salad.”
— R.Z. Sheppard, from book review, ‘Nature: Splendor in The Grass’, Time (3 Sep 1990).
The purpose of sharing this segment about ants as an ant control company is to emphasize the challenges involved with ant control for your Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina home and why most DIY attempts prove futile. At Canady’s Termite & Pest Control, we’ve been providing pest control services since 1978, so we know a thing or two about how ants respond to ant control methods.
Because they are social creatures, the entire colony can get into the foray when the wrong ant control methods are used. For example, the queen can respond with gusto to create more gatherers when a large party has not returned, and they’ll often follow the same chemical trail right to your home. That makes it critical to use baits that go back and kill the queen rather than just squash a bunch of them inside your home.
It is also important to recognize that ants do serve a valuable purpose in our environment, so putting a barrier in place to keep them in their own world is an even better ant control solution. With our quarterly pest control service, you can keep ants and other pests, such as cockroaches, fleas, and ticks, outside where they belong.
Calling us for your ant control needs is a wise choice, as our 90-day guarantee means we’ll return at no cost to you if the ants return. We confidently offer this guarantee because of the effectiveness of our ant control methods and to give you peace of mind that you’ll have the pest-free home you deserve. Contact us today to learn more.