As warmer weather is about to hit Sydney so are ants. With over 15, 000 species of ants worldwide, there is roughly 1,400 species throughout Australia.
Yeah sure ants are annoying and can spoil our food but did you know that ants actually play a big role in our ecosystem.
Ants will move through the earth’s soil, turning it so that they create oxygen and allow water flow to reach plants and grass.
Have you ever wondered why a single flower has sprouted in the middle of your lawn, well Ants carry seeds deep down in the tunnel so they can feed off the elaiosomes that is part of the seed.
Where do Ants live?
Ants can be found almost anywhere such as grass and garden areas, subfloors and roof voids, wall cavities, cars believe it or not, dirt and any place where there is natural elements.
What are the most common Ants found in Sydney?
- Black House Ant
- Green Headed Ant
- Argentine Ant
- Singapore Ant
- Coastal Brown Ant
- Red Fire Ant (Newly Introduced)
- White Footed House Ant
- Pharaoh Ant
- Pavement Ant
- Garden Ant
- Bull Ants
- Carpenter Ants
How do you get rid of Ants?
Getting rid of Ants is very easy. Redline Pest Control technicians will inspect your premises to see where the issue arises and then depending where the issue is he will treat Ants appropriately such as.
- Roof Void will be dusted
- Internal interiors will be sprayed with non-repellent chemicals and a gel will be placed in areas such as kitchen and bathrooms
- External areas will be sprayed with non-repellent chemicals
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