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Ants do not seem like terrible little insects when you watch them crawl around outdoors. In fact, they seem rather peaceful. They become a problem, however, when they invade homes and properties here in Plano. The question is, what is the best way to handle these local insects? We would like to take some time today to talk about the difference between DIY and professional ant control treatments and find what method will work best for you. Call All-Safe Pest & Termite if you already know that professional ant pest control is right for you. We will share with you what pest control in Plano looks like and help find a plan that will best serve your needs. Otherwise, keep reading to learn more about ants.

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Why Ants Are Returning To Activity Across Plano


Ants are not as active during the colder months of the year. Here in Plano, temperatures rarely drop low enough for us to see full freedom from these local pests. We do, however, get a certain level of reprieve. Keeping this in mind, the summer months will bring a heavy increase in ant activity. These pests will be everywhere, including inside local homes. This can spell problems for you and your family. Thankfully, there are some methods to stop these pests from getting indoors in the first place. We will talk about some of these methods in just a bit.

What Plano Homeowners Need To Know About Ant Infestations


There is a lot that you should know about the different types of ants that live here in Plano. Let’s start with the good news. Most species that live locally are not a threat to your health or home. They are mostly just annoying and can cause problems with the way they invade living areas en masse. There are, however, a few species that spread diseases, damage homes, and sting. If there is one thing you should know about ant infestations it is that these pests do not go away on their own. Once they have established a presence inside or around your home, they will continue to come indoors, even when there is no food to find. At this point, the only way to stop them is to invest in some form of professional-grade treatment. 

How To Prevent Ants Getting In This Summer


Our hope is that your home does not currently have an ant infestation. If this is the case, you still have time to prevent these pests on your own. Here are some of the most helpful tips and tricks our team has to offer.

  • Seal holes, cracks, and other openings in your home’s exterior.
  • Repair damage to windows, doors, screens, weatherstripping, and door sweeps. 
  • Clean your living areas thoroughly.
  • Address moisture issues like leaks, humidity, and spills.
  • Store food inside air-tight containers.

These tips will help you avoid ants. They will not, however, guarantee that these pests will not try to get indoors. To stop these pests for good, you need professional ant control solutions.

Why Professional Treatment For Ants Works


When it comes to finding the best pest control for ants, we recommend looking local. Our team at All-Safe Pest & Termite has been a part of this community for a long time. We service many areas around Texas and would be more than happy to use our experience to handle the ant problems you are facing here in Plano. 


Reach out to our dedicated team at All-Safe Pest & Termite today to learn about our advanced service options and find an option for ant control that will work for your Plano home and property.

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