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Signs Of Ants In The Dwelling

If ants have settled in a dwelling, they will penetrate into every hidden corner.  Ant control Auckland will help to evict uninvited guests. First, let’s determine why ants appear.

Types of Domestic Ants

There are two types of domestic ants — Pharaoh ants and thief ants (domestic ants). The former cannot exist without a person and live only in residential premises. The latter are adapted to life with and without people. They usually live in basements, periodically stealing food from houses and apartments.

The main reason for their appearance is insufficient cleanliness of the premises. Leftovers and crumbs attract insects. The arrival of insects is also possible from neighbors who have begun to fight against them. And often the ants are carried by the person himself on clothes, building materials, furniture.

Signs Of Ants In Your Dwelling

Ants make trails from the food source to the nest. If you look closely, you can find them on the walls, cabinets, table. If you have insects, it is enough to leave a piece of food in an accessible place: in a couple of hours it will be covered with ants.

To combat them, it is necessary to find a nest, since getting rid of working ants is nothing more than a temporary measure. The queen will quickly create new ones.

Domestic ants like warmth and humidity, so they live in homes closer to water and food: behind the cabinet at the sink in the kitchen, behind the baseboard in the bathroom or behind the tile.

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