Summit Ant Removal

Pest Control for Ants in Fredericksburg, Fairfax, Alexandria & Arlington, VA

Ant Characteristics丨Summit Pest Control

Ants are insects closely linked to bees and wasps. They can be black, brown, yellow or red. There are over 12,000 different species of ants all over the world. In Virginia, there are a variety of ant species, however, the four most commonly found ants are the carpenter ants, little black ant, pavement ants and odorous ants. There are also two invasive ant species in Virginia, the red imported fire ant and the Asian needle ant.

Ants tend to be more active in the spring and summer months and you will see them more frequently as the weather begins to warm up. Different species of ants are attracted to certain things, therefore there are specific removal processes that work best for the different types of ants. When the type of ant is properly identified, the correct treatment can be used, making the ant removal process quicker and easier.

Summit Ant Removal: How we Get Rid of Ants?

The removal process for ants can be done in a variety of different ways, with special consideration of your needs. All of our pest control methods for ant removal are safe for you and your family, including your pets. The first step to achieving an ant-free home is to schedule an estimate with Summit Pest Control and one of our pest control technicians will come up with the best solution to rid your home of ants.

What are the Most Common Diseases Spread by Ants?

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Ants can carry food-borne diseases such as salmonella, shigella and E.coli. Some ants can carry and transmit diseases such as Staphylococcus, Clostridium and Streptococcus. In addition to spreading harmful diseases, ant bites can cause pain and itching. Imported red fire ants carry venom that makes their stings the largest and most painful of the ant species.

Insect Control: Ant Prevention

It is important to seal cracks and crevices to prevent ants from entering into your home. Storing food properly and keeping counters, floors and homes clean, helps to reduce the population of the ants already in your home and discourage ants from coming into your home.

How Much does Ant Removal Cost in Fredericksburg, Fairfax, Alexandria and Arlington?

The fees associated with ant removal are variable. The best thing to do is to schedule a free estimate with us, Summit Pest Control, so a skilled technician can evaluate your specific situation and determine the best treatment plan for your home.

Ant Control and Treatments in Northern Virginia

Ants are a nuisance, do not belong in your home, and can also lead to the spread of infectious and harmful diseases. Some ants can even cause damage to your home. For more information about ant removal, contact us today at 703-884-2124.  

Contact Summit Pest Control for Ant Removal in Northern Virginia

For complete ant control and removal in Fredericksburg, Fairfax, Arlington, and Alexandria, Northern VA areas, don't hesitate to contact us for help. Summit Pest Control is your number one source for pest control and animal control services.  Summit Pest Control offers free inspections for ant treatments, there is no-obligation to purchase services.  All of our estimates are based around our pest control clients needs and wants! We customize each and every one to your specifications. 

Ready to book your Pest Control estimate?  Contact us online or give us a call at 703-884-2124 when you need our services.

Contact Summit Wildlife Removal for Animal Removal, in Fredericksburg, Fairfax, Alexandria & Arlington, VA.

Contact us online or give us a call at 703-884-2124 when you need our services. For dog or cat issues, contact your local municipal animal control office.

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