Types of Ants
Moisture Ants are brown to brownish yellow in color and about 1/8th of an inch long. They will invade homes from nests on the property while foraging for food. Occasionally, an outdoor colony will relocate inside in a bathroom, kitchen or wherever a water leak may be present. This species can often carry soil into the building, which it uses to construct a “carton” nest. Carton nests resemble hard clods of soil and may be fashioned around areas such as, plumbing pipes, sill plates or a wall studs. You may not notice a Moisture Ant infestation until you open up a wall or see the winged reproductive swarm, which can typically happen during late summer in the Pacific Northwest. This can cause a homeowner to panic when they see the winged ants pouring out of a window sill, kitchen or bathroom.
If you have a Moisture Ant problem, chances are it is a secondary symptom to an underlying issue with moisture damage that requires remediation. Chemical pesticides alone will not get rid of a Moisture Ant infestation however, periodic applications can definitely slow them down until a more permanent solution can be made. It is recommended to remove the source that has attracted them and replace the damaged material to completely rid your structure from Moisture Ants.
End Moisture Ant problems in 3 easy steps.
Day 1: Thorough inspection, and initial treatment
Inspection is always our first course of action when addressing a pest infestation. One of our professional technicians will begin treatment by inspecting for damage, environmental factors, and other pest problems
Our initial Moisture Ant treatment will be completed on the same day as your inspection.
Keep in mind that Moisture Ant treatment is only a temporary fix to your infestation. Moisture Ants will keep coming back until the source of the moisture or water damage is repaired.
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We can help control your Moisture Ant infestation with monthly treatments, but we do not offer a warranty for treatment of this type of ant.
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