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Ant Control in Hobart

Pest Summary

  • Ants belong to the insect order Hymenoptara, they are relatives of bees and wasps
  • Ants live in colony nests, each colony can hold up to half a million ants
  • Ants are found in a variety of habitats - in the soil, in timber, under paving stones, in wall cavities and roof spaces
  • Ants are able to travel large distances in search of food , they are particularly attracted to sugary foods
  • Even the cleanest kitchens can provide a ready food source for ants
  • Some ant species can inflict a nasty bite but the majority are a nuisance pest when they infest pantries, kitchens and BBQ areas
  • During the summer time ants are in search of food to be then stored in their colony for the winter period and therefore Ants can be a problem in summer

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