Our mother nature is full of mysteries, and life evolved on this planet in a more mysterious way. Science could solve a few puzzles, but a few are still unsolved. Among this wide variety of life and creation, we are still searching for answers. An apparently harmless creature can unimaginably baffle us. Today we will try to address one of such questions- how dangerous ants can be?
In this blog, we will try to focus on ants, not white ants. We will also focus on the necessity of pest control services when it comes to ants specifically. Well, white ants are nothing but termites. If you are suffering from termite issues, then it’s better to opt for termite treatment.
Ants and Dangers we face:
The honest answer to your question is hidden in the area you live in. Do you know there are 12000 species of ants on earth? Yeah, it’s true. And whether the ants are dangerous or not depends on the species that live in your area. There are a few entirely harmless species. A few are highly poisonous. A few notorious kinds are capable enough to spread contaminations and dangerous bacterias. Let’s see a few species that live in Brisbane and Aussie houses:
- Carpenter ant: They can damage your wooden furniture.
- Fire ant: Their stings are painful and create a burning sensation.
- Argentine ant: One of the world’s worst invaders, these ants are highly perilous for plants.
- Meat ant: These ants play a significant role in our ecosystem.
- Blackhouse ant: These ants are kitchen scavengers and can spread diseases like salmonella.
- Electric ant: Their sting is so painful that it’s compared to electric shock. Thus the name. They are also known for devouring tortoise hatchlings.
- Jack jumper ant: They are Australia’s native ant and a very venomous one. Their sting can cause any allergies.
- Pharaoh ant: They usually do not bite or, better to stay, do not sting, but can damage foods.
Apart from the kinds mentioned above, there are a lot more available ant species in Australia. The species vary from area to area. A few particular species love living in coastal zones, whereas others can be forest dwellers or residential ants. You need to search for the pest control company depending on the area you live in; for example, look for pest control Brisbane bayside or Pest Control Archerfield if you are from these areas. Otherwise, searching for ‘pest control near me’ can also give you the desired result.
Why exactly do you need professional pest control services?
There is no doubt that carpenter ants are as harmful as termites. But others are not that innocent either. We need to remember one thing that ants have a precise nature; without knowing them, we can not eradicate them at all. First of all, they create nests and colonies. They are team workers so killing the ones you can see is not actually the solution. You need professional pest control because they can identify the queen. And without killing the queen, the ant problem can not be solved completely. If the colony remains intact, then the problem will be persistent.
Ant pest control Brisbane:
These are the reasons why our DIYs do not work when it comes to ants and eradicating them. Ants are very predatory, cunning and invasive in nature. So bait always works great in keeping them at bay. In Ants pest control, we identify the species first then try our best to run enough inspection to locate the colony. One single colony can spread several branches. And a few branches can actually wreak havoc in a whole area. We take special measures in commercial areas.
Our primary focus is uprooting a whole ant colony without disrupting the eco-balance of that area or nature as a whole. We use organic and harmless products. Our main mission is to shield ourselves, not removing ants from the biodiversity scenario. Respecting mother nature is always our priority.