Ant Control in Naperville, IL

Ants are pests that can contaminate your food and potentially damage your home. If you have ants in or around your Naperville, IL, home, turn to us at A-Alert Exterminating Service, Inc. We can provide quality, thorough, and effective ant control for your home.

What Are Common Ants in the Area?

You can find a variety of ants in Naperville, IL. These include:

  • Carpenter ants
  • Little black ants
  • Odorous house ants
  • Pavement ants
  • Pharaoh ants
  • If you’re unsure which type of ant is in or around your home, let us help.

    What Damage Can Ants Do?

    While many ants are just a nuisance, other ants can damage a home in various ways. These include:

  • Food infestation
  • Wood penetration
  • Insulation damage
  • Besides damage to a home, ants can also be a risk to your health. While ant stings are relatively harmless, anyone allergic to ants might experience an allergic reaction. Additionally, ants can cause an increase in asthma and allergies.

    What Are the Signs of an Ant Infestation?

    Ants leave various signs that they are nearby. These signs include:

    • Wood damage: Some ants, like carpenter ants, burrow through wood to set up a nest.
    • Dirt mounds: These dirt mounds are often an ant colony. They often have ants milling around.
    • Ants themselves: If you see more than one ant around your home, you likely have a colony nearby.
    • Ants in food: Any unprotected food, including pet food, is at risk for ant invasion.

    If you see any of these signs, call us immediately.

    What Do I Need to Do Next?

    As soon as you think or suspect you have ants in or around your home, contact us immediately. Our professional exterminators can find where the ants are, provide treatment for your home, and, if needed, provide follow-up treatments to ensure the ants are gone.

    Don’t let ants ruin your home and harm your health. Turn to our ant control specialists for help today. Call us now at (773) 348-3337 for our ant control services.