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Pavement Ants and
Ant Control

Ant Control for Home and Yard Ants in the Pacific Northwest

pavement ants

Pavement ants are tiny, but can still invade.

Pavement ants are beneficial insects, and rarely (with one exception below) invade structures in any significant numbers. They are tiny black ants.  In cases where just too many of them are being found in an area where they are not wanted, the numbers may be controlled by application of a residual insecticide.

One local sidewalk ant species may become an interior pest, sometimes invading structures (especially those built on concrete slabs) in great numbers. These ants are very small, about the size of odorous house ants but slenderer; the head is as large as or larger than the abdomen. When inside, they are usually found along baseboards or the edges of hardwood or tiled areas. The best method for control involves the use of a transfer insecticide – these types of products are not available to anyone without a pest control license. If you see them, it's time to call an ant exterminator.

Our technicians are all licensed pest control operators for the state of Washington, and deeply specialized in our removal processes. To schedule our services, call (425) 482-2100.

Professional Ant Control Makes the Difference

There are many species of ants present in our region, and they can vary from one area to the next. So at Eastside Exterminators, we provide pest control for many species that can cause invisible and costly damage.

The fact that successful ant extermination requires the knowledge to properly identify the infesting species makes dealing with them challenging. Some are easy to spot, like the signs of a Carpenter ant infestation. But the reality is that our depth of knowledge about ants makes it possible to choose the best course of action for treating an infestation. Conversely, when untrained individuals treat attempt to clear an infestation, their efforts may just give the ants the chance to disperse or adapt to treatment. This means the ants escape to another nest or change their behavior to avoid the pest control efforts. An incomplete attempt at ant extermination can lead to the problem becoming worse. And that’s why, when it comes to keeping your family and property safe, it’s vital to consult professional ant control - get an ant exterminator.

Your Ant Exterminator: What to Expect from Ant Control

home ant control - ant exterminator sprayingAlmost everybody has had to deal with ants before. And sometimes the sheer number of them can be overwhelming. So this is where professional ant control can put you at ease. When you call on Eastside Exterminators to deal with ants on your property, you can rely on our technicians to:

  • Inspect – A pest management professional will conduct a thorough top-to-bottom inspection of your property to assess the extent of the infestation.
  • Identify – Upon tracking down the source of the infestation and any damage done, we’ll determine the ant species you’re dealing with.
  • Treat – We will implement extermination and exclusion techniques as necessary to safely and quickly remove the infestation from your home.

Above all, these are the core elements of our ant control process. And just as is true of our superb rodent control process, this work is carried out at every step of the way by technicians who are the best at what they do. To learn more about our proven, affordable services, or if you need help now, just call (425) 482-2100 today.