Ant Control Cape Town can be a nightmare, Ant colonies containing hundreds of thousands of individuals are not as uncommon as one might think. Ants come in all shapes and sizes, some destroy foliage and fruit and some excavate paving making your drive way collapse. Ants may not necessarily carry any dangerous diseases, parasites or bacteria like Cockroaches or Fleas but they can be a nuisance. The Ant Control Cape Town team are part of Cape Town Pest Control panel of expert Pest Exterminators and are on call to help you.
Ants are social Insects, their social structures make them a formidable Pest to Exterminate even at the best of times. Although they may not have built up a tolerance or immunity to our chemicals the fact that they mainly nest under grounds and have a habit for avoiding insecticides make them a little tougher to treat than some other Crawling Insects. The Ant Control Cape Town team treat Ants in a unique and specialized way for great results.
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Ants are a nuisance, they walk over counter tops contaminating foods. They steal animal feed and water leaving behind formic acid which repels animals. Some Ants are known to kill plants and vegetables. Some of the smaller species of Ants infest Electric circuitry after the heat causing them to short circuit, costing thousands potentially. Ant Control Cape Town have the know how and means to stop them from causing further nuisance and damage. We treat infestations at the source and lay a protective barrier preventing them from spreading.
Ants are a nuisance, by using the latest in Chemical technology available here in South Africa, we treat the problem at the source, this aids long term and guaranteed results. Here are some of the more common species of Ants treated by Ant Control Cape Town.
Black Garden Ants (Lasius niger)
These are possible the most common Ant species treated by Ant Control Cape Town. Colonies are on the smaller size and only reach around 40,000 workers. A Black Garden Ant queen can live for up to 15 years. These ants are commonly found in kitchens after sugar or left over food on plates. Worker ants are about 3-5mm long and a glossy black color.
The Pharaoh Ant (Monomorium pharaonis)
These are yellow protein feeding Ants, they are much less common that Black Garden Ants. The Pharaohs Ant is about 2mm in length and a yellow to light brown color Ant. These Ants have many queens in a single colony. If incorrectly treated they send pheromone distress signals and swarm. They split colonies and re-infest worse than previously. Colonies can have up to 200 queens with between 1,000 to 2,500 workers per queen. Ant Control Cape Town know the correct treatment methods for treating Pharaohs Ants.
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Every Pest is different, treatments vary and its extremely important to know the ecology of the insects for correct and successful treatments. Ant Control Cape Town can identify the several species of Common Ants found around Cape Town. Once we have identified the Species, a source will be determined and an effective treatment will be applied for guaranteed results.
Cape Town Pest Control are the Experts. Our Teams of Professional Exterminators like to do things the right ways. With a wealth of industry knowledge our staff treat each and every infestation in a unique fashion. This provides safer Exterminations and longer term results.
If you live in the Greater Cape Town area and you think you may be faced with an Ant Infestation, call Ant Control Cape Town right away. Our staff are happy to provide free no obligation quotations and industry hints and tips on Pest Prevention. Cape Town Pest Control are masters in Crawling Insect treatments, from Ants to Cockroaches, Fishmoths to Millipedes, no Pest are to tough and no job too big for us to handle.