Ants # 1 Nuisance Pest

For many Americans, ant infestations are an irritating nuisance and a source of disgust, concern and frustration. Ants are considered one of the most difficult pests to control, along with bed bugs.

Ant infestations are especially common in the following structures:

  • Office Buildings (88%)
  • Restaurants (83%)
  • Apartments and condominiums (82%)
  • Single-family homes (80%)
  • Nursing homes (70%)
  • Hospitals (58%)
  • Schools (58%)
  • College dormitories (34%)

Within these structures, the following areas were found to be particularly vulnerable:

  • Kitchens (96%)
  • Bathrooms (89%)
  • Inside walls (73%)
  • Bedrooms (61%)
  • Living rooms (60%)
  • Basements (54%)
  • Air conditioning and heating units (37%)

When ants are found, pest professionals control them with a variety of exterior and interior treatments, as well as sanitation efforts like eliminating the sources of their food and water.

InCide® Pest Control Insulation will kill ants upon contact with the insulation and is intended to prevent infestations anywhere the product is applied. InCide® is treated with a highly-effective pesticide and fire retardant. It is highly recommended for use in new construction and retrofit application in attics, sidewalls and crawl spaces.

InCide® is authorized by USDA for use in federally inspected meat and poultry plants and is recommended for houses, apartments, offices, food processing plants, hospitals, restaurants, schools and hotels. InCide® is certified and approved by the EPA and may only be installed by a licensed pest management company.

 

 

 

 

 


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