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Getting Rid of Ants Inside Your Home

Boise ant control

Ants: The Uninvited Marchers in Your Home

The Ant Invaders

We’ve all seen the relentless line of ants marching through our kitchen, dining room, or bathrooms. These tiny invaders often leave us frustrated and wondering how to combat them. I’ve been there, and I understand the feeling.

Why Ants Invade Homes

  • Food Sources: Ants are constantly on the hunt for food. Whether it’s your pet’s dish or the cookie crumbs on the floor, they have a knack for finding it.
  • Warmth and Shelter: As the weather changes, ants seek shelter in warmer environments. Your cozy home is their top choice.
  • Pheromone Trails: When ants find a food source, they leave behind a pheromone trail. This acts as a “Hey, food’s here!” signal to other ants.

Steps to Prevent Ants from Taking Over

I’ve had my run-in with these critters, and I learned some effective strategies to keep them at bay:

  • Change Your Pet’s Feeding Spot: Like me, if you have pets, ensure their food dishes aren’t left unattended on the floor. Relocate them after feeding time.
  • Maintain Cleanliness: An ant-free home is a clean home. Promptly clean up any spills or crumbs.
  • React Swiftly: When you see a line forming, call us. Addressing the issue early on can save you much trouble later.

How We Deals with Ants

Barrier’s approach is strategic and effective. I was advised to place honey in the ant-infested areas the night before the treatment. As ants are attracted to the honey, they are baited to it. The clever bit is they carry the bait back to their colony, dealing with the issue at its root. This process is straightforward, hassle-free, and genuinely effective.

An Ant-Free Home is a Call Away

If you, like many, are tired of the constant ant parade in your home, remember that the solution is just a phone call away. We offer a fantastic Quarterly Pest Control service, ensuring your home remains ant-free throughout the year. With this, free retreatments between the 4 scheduled appointments are also provided. No more ant troubles for you!

Call Barrier Pest Control at (208)463-4533 and say goodbye to ants for good!

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Because of who we are, our history, our commitment to the future, our guarantee, and the specific standards that we hold ourselves to, we are confident that you will want to do business with us. Give us a call at (208) 463-4533 to request a quote! We are open Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

Service Area (Southwest Idaho)

Our pest control services are also available in Boise, Garden City, Eagle, Emmett, Meridian, Kuna, Nampa, Melba, Middleton, Star, Marsing, Homedale, Caldwell and Mountain Home.