Ant Pest Control

Ants love the hot Australian sun! If you’ve got an infestation, don’t struggle alone – give them the Flick with our professional services. Our experts will identify your ants, then use a range of powerful treatments to deal with them efficiently, targeted to the specific species. Once the ants have been dealt with, you can take precautions to stop them coming back.

Sometimes termites are referred to as white ants but are a different species entirely. To learn more about termites click here.

This pest is covered in our home protection plans.

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From Preparation to Treatment

Before treatment, our technicians will inspect the property, identify the ants and recommend a treatment. Before treatment, we recommend any pets or young children vacate the home until the treatment has dried.

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After treatment, prevent further infestations by cleaning up food spills immediately and removing unconsumed pet foods and changing pet feeding stations regularly.

Another tip is to seal all cracks and crevices which allow ants entry into your building. It’s also a good idea to trim back exterior trees and plants which are close to the house.

Commercial Pest Solutions

Integrated Pest Management Solutions

Our Integrated Pest Management program uses the latest technology focusing on prevention and addressing the root of the causes of pest problems to ensure a pest free environment for commercial workplaces and facilities. Our solutions are tailored to proactively prevent and help mitigate the impact and risk of a pest infestation. We combine tailored multi-faceted solutions with our latest digital pest technology supported by our highly regulated experienced team of technicians to bring you the best in pest control. Let us create a customised plan for your workplace today.

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SMART Digital Pest Control

Our SMART Pest Control is an intuitive digital pest control system that keeps an eagle eye on your business with automated detection of rodents, cockroaches and moths. SMART technology will monitor rodent activity around the clock. On detection, the technology instantly reacts, records and reports activity, using non-toxic methods trapping rodents in an environmentally friendly way. Combine SMART automation with our regular pest control services for integrated, blanket protection against all major pests.

Learn more by visiting our SMART page or call 1300 270 019.

Common Ant Questions

  • 01Why choose professional ant control over DIY?

    Our highly skilled technicians complete regular training courses to keep their ant knowledge updated. That means they’re aware of the latest and most environmentally friendly solutions that will go the distance. We also have specialised equipment and products that are only available to registered pest controllers.

  • 02What damage can ants cause?

    Ants look unsightly and can cause damage to structures and people. They can spoil foodstuffs and invade wall cavities, electrical equipment and roof voids. While they don’t carry disease themselves, they can traffic dirt and other unhygienic substances. They can also bite! As they nest in large colonies, an infestation can quickly become a problem

  • 03When and where are ants most active?

    As they’re cold blooded, Ants just love the warmth. Ant populations generally increase with warmer climates and the level of humidity; or you’ll see them in winter as they invade your house to take shelter. However, the main reason they’re in your house is for food and supplies! Your kitchen is a prime location for an infestation.

  • 04What are the signs of an infestation?

    There are usually NO signs of an infestation – until you see them! Ants are tiny and hide in crevices until they come out to hunt for food or water. There are likely multiple access points in your house which you’ll need to seal. Our treatment will also help keep them away for a long period of time.

  • 05What are ants attracted to?

    Ants are looking for a pleasant temperature and moisture. Which is why they love the kitchen! Any spillages of water or juice should be wiped up immediately – ants love sweetness and are attracted by the smell of honeydew and sugar. It’s also important to store food in the fridge and seal packets of food.

Common Ants

Black House Ant

Appearance

The black house ant has a shiny, black body and 6 little legs. Average size is 2.5mm.

Lifestyle

Ants reproduce in a complex phenomenon which revolved around the Colony Queen. Fertilised eggs end up becoming female, while unfertilised eggs are male. From egg to adult, it takes around six weeks for larva to mature into functional ants…which may soon be raiding your kitchen for a snack!

Habits

Black house ants are spotted in homes and businesses all over Australia. They love to raid kitchens and garages in particular, and are attracted to moisture, sweet foods and even pet droppings!

Coastal Brown Ant

Appearance

The Coastal Brown Ant is a light yellow toned brown and their average size is 2.5mm.

Lifestyle

Ants reproduce in a complex phenomenon which revolved around the Colony Queen. Fertilised eggs end up becoming female, while unfertilised eggs are male. From egg to adult, it takes around six weeks for larva to mature into functional ants…which may soon be raiding your kitchen for a snack!

Habits

Coastal Brown ants are spotted in homes and businesses all over Australia. They love to raid kitchens and garages in particular, and are attracted to moisture, sweet foods and even pet droppings!