Ant Exterminators, Control & Removal
Serving Illinois, Indiana and Missouri
Anderson has been solving ant issues for generations. We’ll quickly eliminate ants, show you likely spots where they are entering your home, and recommend ways to ensure your house stays ant-free.
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Ant Infestation? Anderson Pest Solutions Can Help!
Ants are one of the most common pests in and around homes in the Midwest. Ants have a wide variety of nesting habits and food preferences. Some ants build nests in soil, producing characteristic mounds, while others nest in homes behind moldings, baseboards, countertops, and similar places. Still others nest in decaying or moisture-damaged wood.
Many ants enter homes from outside nests as they forage for food. To find their nest, follow the ants. You can encourage foraging by setting out attractive food. Ants usually take regular routes between their nest and the food source by establishing a chemical (pheromone) trail. The nest may be found by watching where the ants go; for some ants, such as carpenter ants, this works best at night. If the nest is discovered, it can be treated or removed (in the case of rotted wood).
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Our GreenPro designation means that we comply with the procedures and systems established by the NPMA’s GreenPro Committee to ensure that our customers receive responsible, eco-effective pest control services.
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The end of winter is a cause to celebrate: the return of warm weather, the anticipation of spring and summer. But when spring and summer arrive, so can hordes of ants. Hundreds or thousands of them can literally appear overnight.
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Every technician’s background is checked
Every technician is screened for drugs
Intensive initial training
Recurring monthly and annual training
Certification required for continued advancement
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Protect Your Home from Ants
The damage that can occur from ants varies, depending on species. Most ants are primarily a nuisance and cause little damage. Some, such as Pharaoh ants, may infest stored food. Others, like carpenter ants, can weaken wood in structures. There are few diseases associated with ants, but pharaoh ants have been known to transmit disease organisms, such as Staphylococcus, throughout hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Get Rid of Ants with a Professional Ant Exterminator
Can you get rid of ants? Outdoor nests can be very difficult to eliminate without chemicals. Using water to flood nests is usually not effective. Use of gasoline also is ineffective, dangerous, and causes environmental pollution. Repeated drenching of a nest with an insecticidal soap solution is sometimes effective, forcing an ant colony to relocate. Remember: in order to relocate an ant colony, you must kill or relocate the queen (or queens).
To get rid of ants entirely and safely, it’s always best to call a professional. Anderson Pest Solutions has the training, knowledge, and decades of experience necessary to eliminate ant infestations.
Our Pest Control Guarantee
Anderson guarantees complete satisfaction.
As our client, if you are not satisfied with our services, we will return to your home or business and diligently work to solve the problem as soon as possible. If the pest problem is not solved to your satisfaction, we will keep working until you are completely satisfied with our pest treatment.
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