Cheyenne Ant Control

Get Rid of Ants in Scottsbluff, Gering, & Surrounding Areas

Ants are one of the most common pests in the United States. While they are not dangerous, they can become a nuisance when they invade your home. There are more than 700 ant species in the United States, and many of them are found in Cheyenne. Knowing which species of ant has invaded your home is important because the control methods for each species are different. Our pest control technicians at Benzel Pest Control are trained to identify the species of ant that has invaded your home and develop a treatment plan that will eliminate the infestation.

Call (308) 888-9924 or contact us online to schedule your free ant inspection. We serve customers in Scottsbluff, Gering, and the surrounding areas.

Ant Species Found in Cheyenne

There are many different ant species found in Cheyenne, and some of the most common species include:

  • Odorous House Ants – These ants are named for the rotten coconut-like smell that they emit when they are crushed. They are small and brown or black. Odorous house ant colonies can contain more than 10,000 ants, and they are known for their ability to form sub-colonies. These ants are attracted to sweets and can be found in kitchens and pantries.
  • Carpenter Ants – These ants are large, and they can be black or red and black. They are named for their ability to excavate wood to create tunnels and galleries. Carpenter ant colonies can contain more than 10,000 ants. They usually nest in wood that has been damaged by water, but they can also nest in sound wood. Carpenter ants prefer to feed on protein, and they can be found in kitchens and pantries.
  • Pharaoh Ants – These ants are very small and yellow or light brown. They are named for the mistaken belief that they were one of the plagues of ancient Egypt. Pharaoh ant colonies can contain more than 300,000 ants, and they are known for their ability to form multiple colonies. These ants prefer to feed on sweets, and they are found in kitchens and pantries.
  • Little Black Ants – These ants are small and black. They are named for their small size and dark color. Little black ant colonies can contain more than 2,000 ants, and they are known for their ability to form multiple colonies. These ants prefer to feed on sweets, and they are found in kitchens and pantries.
  • Pavement Ants – These ants are small and brown or black. They are named for their habit of nesting in the cracks and crevices of pavement. Pavement ant colonies can contain more than 10,000 ants, and they are known for their aggressive behavior. These ants prefer to feed on protein, and they are found in kitchens and pantries.

How to Get Rid of Ants

Getting rid of ants can be difficult because they can enter your home through the smallest of cracks and crevices. Once inside, they can be difficult to locate and eliminate because they nest in hidden areas. The best way to eliminate an ant infestation is to contact a professional pest control company. Our technicians are trained to identify the species of ant that has invaded your home and develop a treatment plan that will eliminate the infestation.

Our ant control services include:

  • Inspection – We will inspect your home to identify the species of ant that has invaded your home and locate the nest.
  • Identification – We will identify the species of ant that has invaded your home and develop a treatment plan that will eliminate the infestation.
  • Exclusion – We will help you identify and seal the cracks and crevices that ants use to enter your home.
  • Elimination – We will treat the nest and the areas surrounding the nest to eliminate the infestation.
  • Prevention – We will provide you with tips and recommendations for preventing future ant infestations.

Signs of an Ant Infestation

There are many different species of ant that can invade your home, and each species of ant has its own unique behavior. Understanding the behavior of the species of ant that has invaded your home is important because it can help you identify the infestation and develop a treatment plan.

Some of the most common signs of an ant infestation include:

  • Seeing ants – The most obvious sign of an ant infestation is seeing ants. If you see ants in your home, it is important to contact a professional pest control company as soon as possible because an infestation can quickly get out of control.
  • Ant trails – Ants use pheromones to communicate with one another, and they use pheromone trails to lead other ants to food sources. If you see an ant trail in your home, it is important to contact a professional pest control company as soon as possible because an infestation can quickly get out of control.
  • Ant nests – Ants nest in a variety of different places, including under rocks, in the soil, and in the walls and floors of your home. If you see an ant nest in your home, it is important to contact a professional pest control company as soon as possible because an infestation can quickly get out of control.
  • Ant swarmers – Some species of ant produce winged ants, called swarmers, that are responsible for starting new colonies. If you see ant swarmers in your home, it is important to contact a professional pest control company as soon as possible because an infestation can quickly get out of control.

Why Choose Benzel Pest Control

At Benzel Pest Control, we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service. We are a locally owned and operated company, and we treat our customers like family. We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service, and we stand behind our work. If you are not completely satisfied with our service, we will return to your home and re-treat the infested areas at no additional cost to you.

We are a locally owned and operated company, and we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service. We are a member of the National Pest Management Association and the Nebraska Pest Management Association. We are also a member of the Scottsbluff/Gering Chamber of Commerce.

Call (308) 888-9924 or contact us online to schedule your free ant inspection. We serve customers in Scottsbluff, Gering, and the surrounding areas.

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