pharaoh ants

Really Small Ants in House – Pharaoh Ants

Really Small Ants in House – Pharaoh Ants

Really small ants in the house may indicate the presence of pharaoh ants but this isn’t always true. Pharaoh ants are often confused with other types of ants including thief ants. Misidentifying the infestation leads to ineffective pest control methods which is why it is a good idea to hire an ant control exterminator to…

Pharaoh Ants Vs Sugar Ants

Pharaoh Ants Vs Sugar Ants – What are the Differences?

Pharaoh ants are relatively straightforward to identify but the same can’t be said for sugar ants. The term sugar ant is unfortunately used loosely to refer to any small, house ant that is attracted to sweet or sugary foods. From this description alone, people often bundle together pharaoh ants, acrobat ants, pavement ants and odorous…

Pharaoh Ants on the Defensive

Pharaoh Ants on the Defensive – Splitting Colonies With Multiple Queens

Ants are a highly evolved species with exceptional survival instincts which is why the species is so successful. Disease carrying pharaoh ants in Canada are some of the worst ant infestations particularly for their ‘Budding’ or splitting behavior. Pharaoh ants are tiny (averaging about 1.5 to 2 millimeters in length) which enables them  to invade…

Pharaoh Ants Infestation

Pharaoh Ants Infestation – Why You Need to Call the Professionals

The main reason why you should call a Toronto exterminator for a pharaoh ant control is because these ants are impervious to most common pest control treatments. There are of course over-the-counter treatments and natural DIY solutions available. As you will soon find out, there is a good chance that you aren’t going to resolve…

Pharaoh Ants in Ontario – What You Need to Know About Them

If you suspect that you have a pharaoh ant infestation in your home or commercial property, the first step is to identify that you are indeed dealing with pharaoh ants. Other species of ants that are often mistaken for pharaoh include pavement ants and carpenter ants. This mis-identification is the leading reason for ineffective pest…

How to Get Rid of Pharaoh Ants Naturally

How to Get Rid of Pharaoh Ants Naturally – Do DIY methods work?

How to get rid of pharaoh ants naturally? We get this question asked a lot. Besides and hiring an exterminator in Toronto to get rid of pharaoh ants, there are many suggested DIY methods for exterminating the pests. The success rate for most of these methods vary so hiring professional services remains the only guaranteed way…

What Do Pharaoh Ants Eat

Pharaoh ants have a wide range of preferences for the foods they eat and attempt to maintain a balanced diet especially when food is plentiful. The ants may alternate between protein-rich and carbohydrate-rich foods. Some of the foods pharaoh ants have a liking for include; Sugary foods Meats Fatty or greasy foods Other dead insects…

Dealing With a Pharaoh Ant Infestation – Getting Rid of Pharaoh Ants

Dealing With a Pharaoh Ant Infestation Ants for the most part are an irritant in homes, unwelcome insects foraging for food to bring back to a colony.  Interestingly, one of the most resilient, undesirable and invasive species is also one of the smallest. Pharaoh Ants are tiny even by ant standards, measuring only two millimeters…