Moving can be stressful but adding pest control to your utility list can make it a little easier.
The only was of ensuring your home is pest free is to have pest control before moving in. When your new home is fully vacated and cleaned is the perfect time for your initial treatment. Pest control in an empty home is more effective because pests have fewer places to hid.
Pavement ants are found throughout Florida. They construct their nests beside and under sidewalks, driveways, pool decks and foundations.
Pavement ants are easily identified by the crater-like piles they build out of excavated materials in cracks in sidewalks.
Pavement ants reach about 1/8” in length are dark brown to black with lighter legs and antennae.
They aren’t considered aggressive and don’t bite, but they do have the ability to sting.
Pavement ants can be a nuisance if they enter your home in search of food because they invade in large numbers.
Carpenter ants can be a nuisance if they enter your home. Carpenter ants are red and black and can grow to 5/8”. They have two sets of wings and are often mistaken for termites. Interestingly enough, both termites and carpenter ants are wood destroying organisms.