Fire ants are one of the worst pests to deal with. Not only do they pose a safety hazard, but they can be very difficult to get rid of once they are on your property. Additionally, it is recommended that you always work with a licensed, insured professional when dealing with fire ants, like Chem Tech Pest & Grounds Care.
Since 1983, we have provided residents across the Katy area with superior pest control services, including fire ant control. We understand how these pests work, and we work hard to provide fire ant extermination services that are effective and solve your problem for good.
How to Eradicate Fire Ants
Getting rid of a colony of fire ants is no small task. The most effective method uses a two-part process. Treating the mound in insecticide will deal with the immediate issue of the existing ants. Meanwhile, baiting targets the fire ant’s queen, stopping her from re-establishing the colony. This multi-step process to fire ant control is important because it deals with both the problem above ground and the problem deep down in the colony.
Three signs you have fire ants include:
- You see reddish-brown ants that are about ¼ inch long
- You see mounds in your yard with these ants swarming around them
- An ant has bitten you
Identifying whether you are dealing with fire ants can be challenging for the average person. If you see any of the above signs or are worried that the ants you see on your property are fire ants, reach out to Chem Tech Pest & Grounds Care for guidance. We are always happy to help.
Depending on the nature of your property and how much you use your yard, you may wonder if you really need to deal with the ants, especially if they are isolated to your yard and aren’t coming inside. However, if you discover fire ants on your property, you should take steps to have them exterminated. Fire ants can be particularly dangerous, especially if someone allergic to them is stung. Additionally, even someone not allergic can be seriously injured or killed when stung by fire ants.
Reasons to rid your property of fire ants:
- They pose a health and safety risk to you, your family, and visitors to your property
- They pose a danger to your pets, natural wildlife, and livestock
- If unchecked, their colonies can grow to upwards of 500,000 members
- They make your yard unusable
Another major reason to consider eradicating the fire ants on your property is that existing fire ant infestations can make your property difficult to sell, potentially reducing the value of your property.
Did you know that there are several hundred different species of fire ant, and that several of them are native to Texas? Fire ants are a problem many Texas homeowners will have to deal with at one point or another. Here at Chem Tech Pest & Grounds Care, we make fire ant eradication our business. In addition to one-time treatments, we also offer routine pest control services to help you keep fire ants and other pests out of your yard all year. Our team is committed to providing top-quality fire ant control services, and when you work with us, you know you are getting the best.
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