Ant Control Guide For Tulsa Homeowners

Ants are some of the most common pests in Tulsa, but that doesn’t make them any less problematic. Find out how dangerous these little pests can be, along with who to call if you need help.

How To Keep Ants Out Of Your Tulsa Home

By the time you notice ants crawling through your kitchen, the colony has already identified your home as a reliable food source, and you have an annoying pest problem that could even endanger your family’s health. While not all ants are dangerous, some species do carry dangerous bacteria such as salmonella and E. coli into the home, and others may cause structural damage. Besides, no one wants any ants in their kitchen — dangerous or not. 

Read on for steps in identifying and actively preventing ants from entering your Tulsa home. 

Why Carpenter Ants Invade Tulsa Homes

There are pests that annoy homeowners and then there are pests that inspire dread in Tulsa homeowners. Carpenter ants are one of those pests that inspire dread and make things difficult for homeowners thanks to their nesting habits. When making their nest, they form smooth tunnels inside the wood. This translates to future structural damage if not corrected quickly enough.

Tulsa Homeowner’s Practical Guide To Ant Prevention

As human beings, we understand that stealing is bad. Ants do not. In an ant’s mind, anything that can be taken and used to feed their colony should be taken. As long as it’s edible, ants will steal it. For this reason, as a homeowner, you must be diligent to keep ants out of your home. The only problem is finding reliable ant prevention methods that work.