Tucson is split into districts and neighborhoods. Some areas connect by streetcars, and others are accessible by bike lanes, bus routes, or cars. It has a rich cultural heritage with a history that residents claim can be found nowhere else on earth. With a city full of incredibly diverse neighborhoods, ants are anxious to visit to see if Tucson homeowners have rolled out the welcome mat.
There are multiple varieties of ants in the Tucson area. Some species are dangerous; some are just nuisances, but they are never welcome in our homes.
Characteristics of three common Tucson ants are as follows:
No matter what type of ant is invading your Tuscan home, you’ll want to act quickly to get it out before the population has a chance to grow.
Ants will eat almost any kind of food, but they especially like sweets. Once ants have gained access to your home, they will seek out places where they can enjoy sustenance. A chief defense against ants is keeping your home thoroughly clean.
Areas to focus your ant deterring efforts include:
No matter how small, stray crumbs in your home will attract ants; once they are in, they can be impossible to get out.
There are also entry points outside your home that can provide a highway to destinations inside. You can put some preventative measures in place to deter ants from finding their way inside.
These prevention tips include:
It may seem like a lot of work to safeguard your home, but all of these steps are easier done than dealing with an active ant infestation in your home.
Ants can cause some serious problems by damaging property and contaminating food. Since they live and work in large colonies, an infestation can quickly get out of control. The best form of ant control comes with professional assistance. Pest Friends is an effective and eco-friendly pest control company. Contact us today to schedule your free inspection. We also offer quality commercial pest management services.
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