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Ants Guide: Essential Facts & Details

Learn how to identify and manage Ants with our knowledgeable approach, contributing to the well-being of your home and family.
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FAMILY FORMICIDAE
Identify ants

What do ants look like?

Adult ants species come in a variety of shapes and sizes but each will be one of three different colony castes; queens, workers or males. Queens are fertile females that lay all the eggs in a colony. Workers are wingless females that gather food, feed larvae, maintain the nest, defend the colony, and do not reproduce. Male ants are winged and their only job is to mate with the queens during the swarming process.

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Treatment

How we get rid of ants

At Aptive Environmental, our approach in addressing ant incursions focuses on a thorough understanding of ant behavior and habitat. Treatment strategies may involve assessing the property to identify entry points and applying barriers where regulations permit, targeting the specific ant species with treatments aimed at deterring their re-entry, while maintaining the rhythm of home life, ensuring minimal interruption.

Ants FAQ

  • What types of ants are commonly found around homes?
  • How do Aptive's treatments help manage ant populations?
  • What can homeowners do to help minimize ant invasions?
  • What should I do if I notice a significant increase in ant activity?

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