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Things to Remember about Professional Mossley Ant Infestation Removal

Ants are small insects that travel far and wide in search of wood and water. There are different types of ant species. Common species found in the UK include the Garden or Black ant (Lasius niger), the Pharaoh ant (Monomorium pharaonis) and the Fire or Ghost ant. The garden ant is black or dark brown in colour while the pharaoh ant is yellowish brown in colour.

Facts about Ants
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Ants are social insects. This means that they live in groups called colonies. A colony can be home to more than a million ants. The colonies consist of workers and the queen. The queen lays the eggs while the workers take care of the eggs and forage for food. On average, the life-span of a worker ant is 7 years while that of the queen is 15 years.

You may have heard of someone talking about of a flying ant infestation. Normally, ants do not fly. However, at certain times of the year especially around August, young queens escape and fly away to set up new colonies. When people talk of a flying ant infestation, they are talking about a swarm of these ants.

The presence of ants in your home can mean one of two things. Either they are just looking around or you are already dealing with an infestation. Just to be safe, you should contact a Mossley ant infestation removal expert. They can tell you if you are dealing with an ant infestation and the ant control treatment that will effectively get rid of them.

Signs of an ant infestation
If there are ants in your home, you are probably dealing with an ant infestation. However, just to be sure, here are some things you should look for:

•The presence of live ants in your kitchen or food cabinet is a sure sign of an ant infestation in the house. It is important that you contact a Mossley ant infestation removal professional if you see ant scuttling around in your kitchen or pantry.
•Another sign of an ant infestation in house is the presence of an ant nest. Just in case you have never seen one, an ants nest looks like a small pile of dirt or soil. Sometimes it may be difficult to locate a nest because the insects like to build them in dark places that are well hidden.

Why you should hire a Mossley ant infestation removal expert
For starters, experts like Young’s pest control understand the behaviours of different types of ants. Accordingly, they know which Mossley ant infestation removal treatment to use to ensure they get rid of the ants for good and prevent them from reoccurring.