Ants in Your Kitchen..Yuck!

Ant Infestation in Your Kitchen


Pesky ants in your kitchen?

Ant control can be difficult especially as some don’t just enter your house to forage for food but establish a colony inside your kitchen and bathroom. The concern ants pose in your home happen all year round, especially in warmer climates. Ant species which reside at home include Crazy Ants,Argentine Ants, Pavement Ants, Thief Ants, Pharaoh Ants and Carpenter Ants. Universal Pest & Termite specialize in our Border-Guard service. This is how we control ants from the outside of your home. We seal entry points, treat under your home and keep a barrier around your foundation.

They may seem like a minor issue compared to more dangerous pests, but ants are among Virginia’s most common pest problems for both homes and commercial buildings. In the case of fire ants, these pests can even cause painful bites and even serious health complications and allergic reactions.

Are ants dangerous in Virginia?

Most ant species of ants that live throughout Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Newport News and surrounding cities that you may encounter are nuisance pests, and they pose no significant danger to people, pets, or property. In addition, some species of ants are considered to be dangerous. Some ants can cause structural damage, may transmit serious diseases like salmonella and streptococcus to people, and a few species are aggressive, biting and stinging people and pets. If ants are living on your property or in your home, a professional should be contacted to provide accurate identification and appropriate treatment.

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Our Universal Pest Employees

Each and every one of our employees had to pass a background check to work at Universal Pest & Termite. We understand that trust is a big part of allowing us to enter your home and protect your family from unwanted pest such as ants. Allow our family to protect yours. Trust our family to protect your family from unwanted ants.

Ant control

Universal Pest & Termite understands protection from ant infestations in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and surrounding areas can be a difficult task. This is why we offer our No-Charge emergency ant control service. This is offered to any customer who needs ant treatments in between their regularly scheduled service. Free Emergency ant treatments.

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Smart Ant Pest Control

Our exclusive Year-Round Pest Protection program puts the focus on the exterior of the home reducing the amount of material applied in your home. Let’s keep the ants out in the first place. We seal entry points around the foundation of the home. Did you know that if the ant is not identified properly and treatment is performed the colony could divide? Thus making the problem twice as bad.

Why Choose Universal Pest for Ant Control?
Our employees understand the safety of your family, including pets. We offer solutions to keep ants out of the home in the first place. With exclusion being the first option, we search for entry points and nesting areas. When you call Universal Pest & Termite you call a company who believes in protecting your family. Call (757-502-0200) or Click Today for a Free Inspection

Fun Ant Facts:

– Some ants were around with the dinosaurs. The ants you see today are believed to have evolved 130 million years ago.
– Ants don’t have ears. Ants “hear” by feeling vibrations in the ground through their feet.
– There are more than 12,000 species of ants all over the world.
– Believe it or not, Ants are very social insects, and they divide jobs among different types of ants in each colony.