Sunny Weather in Seattle Along With Pavement little black sugar Ants.
Pavement little black sugar Ants are also known as Little Sugar Ants.
The warm sunny weather in Seattle calls for plenty of BBQ’s, picnics and outdoor fun. The armies of ants are marching onward and upward. Sugar ants are among the most
common ant species found in Washington State. The pesky pests are found
outdoors but it’s very common to find the pavement Little black sugar ants indoors as well.The small armies of pavement ants can move easily through cracks in the
foundations of homes. Once indoors the busy ants go to work building nests.
Then the search is on for food in kitchens and pantries. Or anywhere else
in the home that has food left around. Pavement ants are not life
threatening at all. But pavement Little black sugar ants will contaminate food and dining
areas by leaving dirt and bacteria/germs behind on the surfaces where it’s
been. Thinking about using over the counter products may not be the best
method to get rid of the Pavement Little black sugar ants infestation. The owner of this home opted to contact the best on the northwest and that was AMPM Exterminators.
Pavement ants were named for it’s tendency to build nests in the soil under
the pavement of driveways and sidewalks. Pavement ants will definitely
build l colonies under patios and building foundations constructed on
concrete slabs. The little ant soldiers will take advantage of cracks in
the concrete to get access into homes and structures. Pavement Ants will
also build nests in walls and insulation as well as underneath floors. In
areas of Washington state, pavement ants can also be found under rocks,
leaves,mulch, wood, and other debris in open fields. In the warmer months
of Spring and Summer, armies of Pavement ant colonies can define grow in
population up to 10,000 members or more. Sobering thought. Yikes send the
troops in because this is war.
Pavement little black sugar Ants are little oinkers:
It is said that pigs will eat anything. The Pavement ants diet includes a
wide range of different food sources. The little piggie insects are known
for eating virtually anything in sight. Pavement ants feed on subterranean
termites and other soil-dwelling insects, nuts and seeds, bread, meats,
grease, and sweets like honey and sugar. The constant armies of insects can
travel as much as 30 feet from the nest to hunt for food. Meanwhile
leaving a chemical trail which leads the entire colony to the food source.
Pavement little black sugar Ants are pesky nuisances:
Pavement little black sugar ants may not be known to cause structural damage or major health problems. But the ease and frequency with which the insects enter homes in
Washington State becomes a nuisance to area residents. Again, the ants not
being picky about food. The pests will eat almost anything and can
contaminate and ruin a lot of food. In places such as kitchens and
pantries. The chemical trails created by foraging pavement ants enable the
rest of the colony to locate the food source, resulting in the emergence of
unsightly hordes/trails of ants and causing further contamination.
The presence of foraging workers or reproductive swarmers flying around or
inside is a strong indicator of a pavement ant infestation during all types
of weather and Seasons. Small piles of soil particles that look like sand
also indicate the existence of a pavement ant colony, as the insects push
dirt and debris out the entrance of the nest as they construct or expand
the underground colony. The piles are commonly found straddling cracks in
the floor/foundation or driveway/sidewalk. How to get the job done to
eliminate the army of pavement Little black sugar ants invading the home or business was to call Call AMPM Exterminators. A pest control company with years of
experience to exterminate the ant infestation.
Professional pest control company with exterminators for Pavement Ants,
Carpenter Ants, little Black Sugar ants, Bed Bugs, Rat and Mice control,
termites, wasps, yellowjackets and hornets and much more. AMPM
Exterminators pest control takes pride in providing family and pet friendly
effective pest control. Servicing areas in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond,
Kirkland, Renton, Everett, Bothell and Issaquah and many many other cities
and counties. All services are available to residential including single
family residences, apartments, Commercial Businesses such as hotels,
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grocery stores. Attic and Crawlspace Rodent Restoration including
cleaning, sanitizing and insulation, removal separate from rodent
extermination. Call AMPM Exterminators for answers to questions about
costs and product usage. It is much easier, faster and cheaper to get rid
of any pest by using a professional service. Every home is different and if
any repair costs are provided the cost may vary. After years of experienced
inspections this client deserved customized solutions for the Pavement Ant
Infestation. The AMP Exterminators experienced technician took care of the
problem like a real trooper.