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The Dangers of Ant Infestation and Why You Need to Control Them

AntsMany homes have grown used to ant infestation. Unfortunately, many people fail to take the threats they pose seriously. In fact, they consider them as a mere nuisance. This should not be the case as ants are very dangerous when they invade a home. Understanding the seriousness of the threats posed by ants will go a long way in helping you appreciate the importance of quick Wallasey ant infestation removal treatment for effective and permanent ant removal. Here are some of the dangers posed by ant infestation in the house.

Food Contamination

Food contamination occurs when microorganisms called pathogens get deposited on food and drinking water. These pathogens cause a wide range of diseases. Among them are cholera, dysentery and typhoid. Ants are powerful transmitters of these pathogens. This is because they often contact unhygienic materials like droppings of rats that have these pathogens. If they land on utensils like plates and cups or exposed food, the pathogens quickly get into the body when the food is eaten. Therefore, food contamination is widespread when you have a flying ant infestation.


Ants often defend themselves aggressively in the face of a perceived attack. The most common method of reacting when they feel attacked is stinging. Unfortunately, for some ants, these stings are not only painful but can also cause allergic reactions. The latter can be particularly dangerous when you have allergic family members or get visitors who are allergic and get stung. One severe allergic reaction that can even cause death is anaphylactic shock.

Destroying Lawns

Black antHaving an ant infestation is terrible not only for the human inhabitants of your house but to the lawns as well. When they invade homes, they start creating moulds. This leads to the destruction of the roots of the grass. Then, with no seeds to supply the rest of the grass with water and minerals, the grass dies. Eventually, you find large parts of the lawn destroyed. Even if only small parts get affected, the properties become ugly.

From the explanation above, you can understand how vital. Timely Wallasey ant infestation removal treatment is for your safety and that of other members of your family. Ignored, an ant infestation can become very hard to control. For this reason, it is essential that when you have an ant infestation in the house, you quickly hire experts in Wallasey ant control and removal like Young's Pest Control instead of trying to control them yourself. A flying ant infestation is tough to maintain if you are not a professional.