A-1 SPECIALIZES IN
ODOROUS HOUSE ANT
Odorous house ants nests are in a variety of locations both indoors and outdoors. Colonies vary from several hundred to thousands of members. Large colonies have many active queens.
Odorous house ants are highly tolerant of other ants and will have multiple ant species in their compound nests.
What we do
A-1 Bonded Termite specializes in safe and effective odorous house ant removal treatments. When taking care of your ant problem, you can expect the utmost care and professionalism by our certified team of pest removal specialists.
A-1 Pest Control thoroughly inspects your property to properly establish what pests we are dealing with, and their colony size.
Once the pest is isolated we find ways to effectively remove the pest from your living area.
Once your pests are eliminated, we ensure they don’t come back.
ODOROUS HOUSE ANT PREVENTION TIPS
If you suspect an odorous house ant infestation, call A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. for a free inspection* immediately. This is the safest and most effective way to get rid of ants.
Your inspector will make recommendations to eliminate the infestation and make suggestions on how to correct conditions that may be conducive to re-infestations.
If you need a little hand, want a FREE inspection by our pest pros, or need us to come save you RIGHT NOW from a barrage of pest, give us a call:
ODOROUS HOUSE ANTS
Odorous house ant’s name comes from their ability to emit a very pungent, unpleasant, rotten coconut odor when crushed.
brown or black
oval, segmented, small about 1/16″ – 1/8″
ODOROUS HOUSE ANT HABITAT
Odorous house can be found both indoors and outdoors. They can be found in house plants, under rocks, and exposed soil. They are a scavenger ant eat other insects and sugary foods. They are more active and likely to invade homes after rain. They are tolerant of other ant species and compound nests contain multiple ant species.
Odorous house ant nests can be found anywhere including toilet seats. Outside, nests are usually shallow and found underneath a board or stone. Indoors, they nest in floors and underneath floors. They tend to move indoors late in the year in search of food or after rainfall.
PEST THREAT LEVEL
Odorous house ants are not a threat to humans directly but can contaminate foods.
Because they forage for dead insects, rats, and rodents outside, when they enter your home, they may carry disease-inducing organisms. Odorous house ants have the potential to bite humans if the nest is threatened. The bite is basically harmless and may cause pain, redness, swelling, or inching.
Most bites are harmless but there is always a threat for a more serious allergic reaction.