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Ant Control in Denton, TX

How To Get Rid Of Ants In McKinney, Lewisville & Throughout North Texas

Ants are one of the most common pests that homeowners and business owners have to deal with. While there are many different types of ants, they are all looking for the same thing: food, water, and shelter. More often than not, they find all three at our properties, which is why they are so difficult to get rid of.

However, with the help of our pest control experts, you can eliminate ants and keep them from returning. At Adams Exterminating Company, we offer ant control in Argyle, Aubrey, Carrollton, Corinth, Denton, Flower Mound, Frisco, Little Elm, McKinney, Pilot Point, Plano, Prosper, and the surrounding areas of Denton.

How To Prevent Ant Infestations

Preventing ants from invading your property is an important part of any ant control program. The best way to prevent ants is to make your property less attractive to them. This means keeping things clean and tidy, storing food in airtight containers, and repairing any water damage as soon as possible.

To prevent ants, you should:

  • Keep your home clean: Ants are attracted to food, so keeping your home clean can help prevent ants from coming inside. This means cleaning up crumbs and spills, wiping down counters and other surfaces, and taking out the trash regularly.
  • Store food properly: Ants will eat just about anything, so it is important to store food in airtight containers. This will help prevent ants from finding food in your pantry and kitchen.
  • Seal cracks and crevices: Ants can get into your home through the tiniest of cracks, so it is important to seal up any openings around your home. This includes sealing cracks in your foundation, walls, and windows, as well as sealing gaps around doors and pipes.
  • Trim trees and shrubs: Ants often use trees and shrubs as a bridge to your home, so it is important to keep them trimmed back. This will help prevent ants from getting onto your roof and into your home.
  • Repair water damage: Ants are attracted to water, so it is important to repair any water damage as soon as possible. This includes fixing leaky pipes, repairing damaged gutters, and cleaning up any standing water around your home.

While these tips can help prevent ants from invading your property, they are not foolproof. If you are dealing with an ant infestation, it is best to call a professional. At Adams Exterminating Company, we offer ant control services that are designed to eliminate ants and keep them from returning.

The Most Common Types Of Ants In Denton

There are many different types of ants that are native to Denton, but the most common types of ants that we deal with are fire ants, carpenter ants, and odorous house ants. Fire ants are known for their painful bites, while carpenter ants are known for their ability to cause property damage. Odorous house ants are known for their strong odor, which is often described as smelling like rotten coconut. While these ants are not dangerous, they can be a nuisance and are difficult to get rid of.

Fire ants are reddish-brown in color and are about 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch long. They are known for their aggressive behavior and their painful bites. Fire ants are social insects that live in large colonies. They are most active in the spring and fall when the weather is warm and humid. Fire ants can be found in lawns, gardens, and other outdoor areas, but they can also get into homes and other buildings. Fire ants build large mounds that can be up to two feet tall and three feet wide. Inside the mound, there are tunnels and chambers that are used for nesting and for storing food. Fire ants will eat just about anything, including insects, plants, and other small animals. They are most active during the day and will sting anything that gets too close to their nest.

Carpenter ants are black or reddish-black in color and are about 1/4 to 1/2 an inch long. They are known for their ability to cause property damage. Carpenter ants are social insects that live in large colonies. They are most active in the spring and summer when the weather is warm and humid. Carpenter ants can be found in trees, stumps, and other wooden structures, but they can also get into homes and other buildings. Carpenter ants do not eat wood, but they do tunnel through it to build their nests. Over time, this can weaken the structure of your home and cause serious damage. Carpenter ants will eat just about anything, including insects, plants, and other small animals. They are most active at night and will feed on food that is left out overnight.

Odorous house ants are brown or black in color and are about 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch long. They are known for their strong odor, which is often described as smelling like rotten coconut. Odorous house ants are social insects that live in large colonies. They are most active in the spring and summer when the weather is warm and humid. Odorous house ants can be found in lawns, gardens, and other outdoor areas, but they can also get into homes and other buildings. Odorous house ants do not cause property damage, but they can be a nuisance. They will eat just about anything, including insects, plants, and other small animals. Odorous house ants are most active at night and will feed on food that is left out overnight.

How To Get Rid Of Ants In Denton?

If you are dealing with an ant infestation, it is best to call a professional. At Adams Exterminating Company, we offer ant control services that are designed to eliminate ants and keep them from returning. We use a combination of baits, sprays, and dusts to eliminate ants at their source.

Our treatments are safe for your family and pets, and they are effective against all types of ants. We also offer ant prevention services that are designed to keep ants from coming back.

Call Adams Exterminating Company For Ant Control In Denton

If you are dealing with an ant infestation, don’t wait to call a professional. At Adams Exterminating Company, we offer ant control services that are designed to eliminate ants and keep them from coming back. We use a combination of baits, sprays, and dusts to eliminate ants at their source.

Our treatments are safe for your family and pets, and they are effective against all types of ants. We also offer ant prevention services that are designed to keep ants from coming back. If you have an ant problem, we can help. Call us today to schedule a free inspection.

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  • What are your hours?
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  • If your company puts out rodent poison at my house, will a rat die inside?
    Yes, this is a possibility. Ideally, we prefer to use traps on the inside and in the attic, and then place rodent poison in protected stations on the exterior (which could reduce the likelihood of having a rodent die inside). However, anytime a rodenticide is used, there is always a threat that a rat or mouse could die on the inside. If the dead rodent can be located and removed, this will fix the smell. Otherwise, we sell odor control products to help with unpleasant smells should this unfortunately occur.
  • Do you offer pest control to businesses?
    Yes, we offer both residential and commercial pest control. We will work with the needs of your business to ensure that pests are not a problem. Furthermore, we understand the State of Texas’s Health and Safety Codes when it comes to pesticide use and pest control.
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