With the temperatures starting to stay consistently warmer, you likely have started seeing an increase in the number of pests finding their way into your home. For Oklahomans, this often comes in the form of pesky ants that walk in formation around your kitchen countertops. If this sounds all too familiar, here are 3 reasons to invest in ant control this spring.
Avoid Food Contamination
While it is possible for ants to spread disease-causing bacteria, it is typically unlikely for it to happen. However, you would be hard-pressed to find someone that wants their food to be infested with ants or any other pest. Investing in ant control this spring and properly storing your foods can help ensure your family isn’t at risk of eating foods contaminated by ants.
Avoid Potential Damages
Some species of ant, such as the carpenter ant, are capable of damaging the structure of a home due to their nesting habits. Unfortunately, this can be incredibly hard for homeowners to detect without actively looking for signs of their presence. Working with an ant control professional from Emtec Pest Control, you can be sure these destructive ants are there and eliminate them if they are.
Avoid Allergic Reactions
Many individuals are allergic to the sting or bite that ants use as a defense mechanism. For aggressive species like the fire ant, this can lead to an incredibly dangerous situation for individuals that are bitten and produce allergic reactions. If you are unsure of whether or not you or your family have allergies to ants, it’s best to remove them as soon as possible with the help of a professional.
Why Emtec Pest Control?
Contact Emtec Pest Control today to rid your home or business of unwanted ants. Our technicians are licensed, experienced and ready to provide you with a completely free, whole home or business pest control evaluation. Emtec Pest Control exterminates unwanted pests all across Oklahoma. Our service areas include Tulsa, Owasso, Oklahoma City, Broken Arrow, Jenks, Bixby, Stillwater and Sand Springs. If you are ready to get started or want to proactively treat for pests that may make their way inside of your home or business, give us a call at (918) 663-0613 or contact us today!
At Emtec Pest Control, we are committed to safe and responsible pest control. We understand that your family’s safety is your number one priority, so we make it our priority, too. If you have any other questions about any of these pests or pest control for your home or business, contact your Oklahoma pest control experts at Emtec Pest Control by calling us or by filling out our online contact form. Our service areas in Northeast Oklahoma include Bixby, Broken Arrow, Catoosa, Owasso, Jenks, Sand Springs, Sapulpa, Skiatook, Stillwater, Tulsa and the surrounding areas. In Central Oklahoma, we service Edmond, Moore, Oklahoma City, Yukon and the surrounding areas. You can also connect with us on social media for more helpful pest control tips and information. We are on Facebook.