Red Imported Fire Ants, control them by calling One Two Tree.

Ant Control: South Florida Infestations

Take your property back, and eliminate ant infestations at the source! South Florida’s invasive ant species can cause damage to your home and properties in no time. However, our Pest Free Division specializes in ant control of any situation. With an eco-friendly approach, we keep your family and pets safety in the highest regard.

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Pest Control

Are Ants Taking Over Your Home?

With over a dozen types of Ants commonly found in South Florida, residential infestations are bound to happen. Are there ants lurking around your home or property? Do their numbers seem endless? Due to Miami’s varying weather patterns, environmental conditions such as heavy rainfall, extreme drought and colder than average temperatures can all be responsible for driving ants on to your property.

Many colonies can inhabit your property at a time, with only a small number of foragers menacing your food, trash, and any standing water present. From there, depending on the species of ant, these colonies can eat into the foundation of your residence and move into multiple places on your property, from the nooks and crannies of your walls, on-site plants, or even into the electrical wiring.

Ant control in South Florida can be challenging.
Ant Infestations

Common Ants in South Florida

Contol of the Sugar Ant is typically successful.

Crazy Ants (Sugar Ants)

Paratrechina pubens
An invasive species from South America, this ant is known to target electrical wiring in homes. These ants need specialized control methods due to their resistance to standard insecticides.

Carpenter Ant damage can be severe if left untreated.

Carpenter Ants

Camponotus floridanus
One of the most common South Florida ant species, carpenter ants often cause problems for homeowners. Their nests are often hidden around areas close to large food sources and moisture.

Fir Ant bites are painful.

Fire Ants (Native/Imported)

Solenopsis invicta
Fire ants are one of the most feared and aggressive ant species in South Florida. They are most active when the ground is moist, which is a common condition around this part of the country.

Ant control can intercept Crazy Ants from harming electronics.
Ant Infestations

What Can Ants Do?

Even with the occasional ant encounter, the main threat of an ant infestation is their ability to find shelter in the toughest to reach, but possibly sensitive areas in a building.

They can also harass your personal stores of food, the integrity of any fixtures, and your lawn with enough time. Various ant species can range from being a nuisance to even harming you, your children, or your pets due to their aggressive nature.

Did you know…

Crazy Ants, a South American species that has recently invaded Florida, has been known to infest electronics, including transformers and household wiring.

Ant Infestations

How Can You Control Your Ant Problem?

Direct treatment of the colony is the most preferable method, due to the presence of the queen, most of the brood and worker ants. However, finding these nesting sites can be difficult due to the nature of the ant species.

Options to keep ants from getting into their preferred parts of your property include:

  • Eliminate natural bridges to the home (tree branches, shrubs or vines).
  • Have artificial bridges (wires/power cables) professionally treated to repel pests.
  • Weatherstrip or caulk any open areas on the building.

Did you know…

Ants tend to forage at night, just before sunset and two hours after sunset. If caught during these periods, bait can be laid and used to kill off the rest of the colony. However, we recommend professional treatment and assessment of invading ant colonies.

Fire ant control can be especially important in yards with young children.
Indoor treatment for ants can control their colony.
The One Two Tree Difference

One Two Tree: Pest Free

Pest Free is the division of One Two Tree that specializes in pest control, including the treatment of ants. Preventing of ants from entering or exiting their nests is an effective treatment method.

Creating a barrier around the perimeter of a structure by applying specialized products is one aspect of comprehensive pest control application.

South Florida Pest Control

Ant Control Process

Some of the other steps include a thorough inspection of a home or office to identify the specific type of ants, location of their entry points, nesting locations and determining the best method/type of product to be used to control the population.

Our technicians are licensed, trained and educated in the identification/ treatment of ants, their nesting places and commonly traveled trails. Thoroughness and attention to detail is also something our technicians pride themselves on when providing a solution to your ant problem.

Eco-Friendly Ant Control Solutions

Our arsenal of products also includes treatment options for environmentally sensitive people, and pet-safe choices. Over-the-counter and do-it-yourself products are typically temporary, as they only kill or control the ants you see, can be dangerous to handle, and may not offer the best solution. We are just a phone call or click away!

A call to One Two Tree can begin the end of ants in your home.
South Florida Pest Control

Ant Control Overview

We asked our Pest Control Manager, Dusty Montiel, to speak about Ants and how they can be treated in our homes.

Ants and roaches are similar pests as far as their invasiveness into homes. But they do have different ways of control, and these pests live in different ways. Ants have colonies, and are bred to have a different job and order within the colonies. So when we see an ant inside or outside of your home, that is a worker ant, and they have orders. Their primary duty is to go look for food and bring it back to the colony.

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