PEST CONTROL ARGENTINE ANTS
Pest control Argentine ants requires and in depth understanding of them as a species.
While there are 1000s of species one of the most aggressive is the Argentine ant.
The Argentine ant is one of the most successful "tramp species" of ants. Meaning they are really good at hitch hiking, as a result they have spread around the world.
To understand the Argentine ant, you most consider where they come from. Argentina is in South America and is situated east of Andes mountain range. As the prevailing weather pattern comes from the West, the country is most dry and warm. The argentine ant looks for these conditions in your property. As a result the are commonly found under weed mats in gardens, retaining walls and pot plants to name a few places. These areas all have in common that are warm and dry.
- The Argentine ant. A brown medium sized ant. These ants love protein and fatty food. As a result they are often found in the pet food or the dish washer, which is very annoying for customers and their pets!
- They can trail for long distances up to 300 metres, and are great climbers. Often people see strong trail on the upper skirtings of their home.
- They always nest outside. You will only find an inside nest where there the building is open to exterior e.g. construction or alterations.
- They bite! These can be felt as a small nip. The bites get infected as they have bacteria and fungi on their jaws. The bites turn into small red inflamed bites.
Video of an Argentine Ant case example
SPRAY FREE INTERIOR
You don't have to leave your home. Our technique is interior spray FREE . Less chemicals inside your home!
ACES pest control uses products that have a transfer property. These chemicals include sprays, sands, granules, baits and dusts. The majority of these chemicals are applied to the exterior. These chemicals have a delay, allowing transfer of the chemicals into the nest/colony.
Best Practice technique
ACES pest control's technique for ants is the best practice . We have a modern technique for ant control.
We attended the NPMA conference's lecture on the management of Ant Super Colonies. Super colony nests are sometimes larger than an average home! The course was by the top ant expert in the USA Dr Robert Puckett
We were delighted to find that Dr Puckett confirmed that the products we use are the best for ant control. It was also reassuring to find that we use the same technique as Dr Puckett too!
The NPMA course confirmed our technique is the best practice.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
Depending on how large your home or business is will affect the time of treatment. An average three bedroom single level home will take 40 minutes ( estimate).
CHILD FRIENDLY PRODUCTS
Are the chemicals Baby safe? Pet safe? Child safe? Family safe? These are frequent questions from customers. All our chemicals used for ants are low toxicity to humans and their pets. We only use chemicals from reputable companies that researched and discovered these chemicals.
ANT TREATMENTS - HOW LONG DO THEY LAST?
Some of the chemicals we use are long acting. However once the colony is dead the chemicals become redundant.
As a result of the colony being controlled customers tell us they are ant free for many months and some for many years!
Reviews are a good way to see what people are saying about a product or service. ACES pest control has 270+ reviews on Google . All our reviews are REAL | RECENT | LOCAL.
DIY PEST CONTROL?
DIY pest control is fraught with problems. Firstly the DIYer lacks experience in applying DIY chemicals correctly. Secondly the ant species. Some ant species do not respond to DIY chemicals. And thirdly the DIY products to lower concentrations that are less effective.
PRICES OF ANT TREATMENTS
Prices for pest control treatments vary depending on location in Auckland, size of house or business, what type of treatment you are having. Please call for an exact price (estimate) for your home or business.
DEALS ON ANT CONTROL
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FAQS video on ANTS
Frequently asked questions for ants
Q: ANTS: WHAT PREPARATION IS REQUIRED FOR ANT TREATMENT?
A: Nothing. No preparation treatment. You do not need to leave the house.
Q: ANTS: CAN SOME ANTS EAT THE WOOD MY HOUSES?
A: No. None of NZs pest ant species eat wood.
Q: ANTS: FOR AN ANT TREATMENT HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO BE OUT OF THE HOUSE?
A: You don't. We don't do interior spray for ants. You can be there while we do the job.
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