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Four Common Ants Found In Anthem Homes
Anthem homeowners may encounter ants on their properties during the year, but not all ants are the same. Here are four common species of ants in Anthem and what you need to know about them:

  1. Odorous house ant: This small ant enters homes searching for sweet foods and will use plumbing voids and foundational flaws to find its meals. Odorous house ants are not a health hazard and get their name from the smell they make when they get crushed.
  2. Pavement ant: The pavement ant gets its name from where it builds its colonies so that residents might find mounds in their sidewalks and driveways. They are not harmful but can dig up to 30 feet below the ground and cause structural damage.
  3. Argentine ants: Residents may have a tough time spotting Argentine ants without a magnifying glass because they are so small. These ants reproduce rapidly and are known for their ability to travel great distances.
  4. Rover ant: The rover ant has reddish-brown coloring and looks for water sources to survive, which can cause these ants to swarm homes. They may take up shelter around pipes, plumbing, and irrigation systems.

At Green Home Pest Control, we provide local homeowners with comprehensive ant control that protects homes from a wide variety of ants. We perform detailed inspections to understand how ants are getting inside homes, and then we build a customized treatment plan to address them. This usually involves spot treatments and laying eco-friendly granular bait outside. For more information on our ant services, please call us today.