Ant Exterminators In Austin, Texas

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Ant Exterminators In Austin, Texas

Stray ants walking around your kitchen? Lines of ants coming from behind your light sockets and heading into your pantry? Getting rid of ants can be very difficult, especially if they’re already invading your home, bothering your family and pets. Fortunately, we’re here to help eliminate them and make your home safer.

Ant mounds sprout quickly and take over yards and gardens throughout Austin, TX. Moreover, a queen ant can lay around 200 eggs per hour so colonies grow extremely fast! You will need the help of a professional to remove them permanently. Call Andy Howard Pest Control now for an inspection or immediate extermination. In most cases, we offer same-day services and always offer free quotes.

Common Ants Species In Austin, Texas

Austin is home to many ant species. If you don’t exterminate them early, it can cause much bigger problems in your home. Do you know what kinds of ants are on your property? Below is a list of ant species you’ll likely see.

Fire ants

A single fire ant can sting its target repeatedly, resulting in intense pain. They also damage the environment by displacing other ants and reducing wildlife food sources. These ants build nests under structures, like foundations and sidewalks, and occupy electrical junction boxes. They also commonly build ant mounds in your yard which kids can, and often do, stumble into.  

Carpenter ants

Carpenter ants are just some of the most destructive and problematic ant species. In fact, they got their name because they are known for excavating wood to build their nests—creating smooth tunnels inside wooden structures. If your home has a wooden foundation, watch out for these ants. Although they love to devour decayed wood, they may, later on, start excavating dry, solid wood.

Pharaoh ants

Pharaoh ants are notorious carriers of pathogenic bacteria, like Salmonella and Streptococcus. Inside homes, they can contaminate food and introduce serious illnesses to you and your family. This is a huge threat to your health, especially since they reproduce at a rapid rate.

Other common species of ants include: 

  • Acrobat Ants
  • Argentine Ants 
  • Big Headed Ants
  • Crazy Ants
  • Ghost Ants
  • Harvester Ants
  • Leafcutter Ants
  • Sugar Ants

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group of fire ants around a nest in Austin

Call The Ant Control Experts In Austin

Having a hard time getting rid of ants? Leave your infestation problems to us. Our professional team can handle everything for you. We have been serving Austin and the surrounding areas for more than 45 years now. Rest assured that we can give you the prompt, professional, and guaranteed services you deserve. Call us now to get a free quote!

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I called and they set up my appointment quickly. Great service and very accommodating. The initial cost is a little high but they explain that reoccurring trips would be cheaper. Since they’ve sprayed my home, the bugs have disappeared. Andy Howard is tried and true.

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