What causes these pest to infest a home or property? How do you find the pest? What do they eat? How can I prevent an infestation?
All pest are looking for the basic necessities, Food, Water, Shelter. Based on the conditions of your property and the surrounding properties, will either contribute to hosting or prevent pest. When you properly treat and maintain your property, the pest will move to the next location that will have the basic necessities available. That is why it requires a clean and maintained property to rid a location of pest. Below are details to know what the pest are looking for, how to see signs of the pest, along with Prevention required, Treatment and Maintenance.
Who are their Predators?
Birds, Lizards and Beetles
What are their Prey?
Nectar, seeds, fungus, or insects
What do they eat and drink ?
Sweets and Water
Where do the Pest live or nest?
Colony in Yard that will travel to inside of property
What are signs of damage from the Pest in the home or yard?
Look for small piles of soil or wood shavings to find where carpenter ants have been. They prefer dark, quiet corners or the insides of walls. You'll be able to hear them rustling around behind the wall. When you knock on the wood you think they could be nesting in, you will hear a hollow sound.
How can I prevent an infestation of this pest?
Keep inside clean and seal all cracks and points of entry. For outdoors requires teatment and lawn maintenance.
What are the commercial pest control services performed to treat this pest infestation?
Professional chemical application is required along with yard maintenance to exterminate Ants.
What maintenance schedule is required to stay rid of these pest?
Routine Pest Control Maintenance is performed on a quarterly or as needed basis.