If you’ve seen a single ant in your home, don’t wait to take action. That single ant could mean that there is an entire colony of ants living in your home and you should be prepared to act quickly and effectively. Identifying an ant infestation can be tricky, and it’s important to know when it’s time to call in a professional. Here are some tips on how to identify an ant infestation and why it is important to hire a professional when it comes to tackling the issue.
Identifying an Ant Infestation
The first indication that you may have an ant infestation is if you see one or more ants in your home. While this does not necessarily mean that you have a full-on infestation, it’s definitely cause for concern. It could also be that the ant or ants are simply passing through. To determine if there’s an actual problem, watch where the ant goes – if it seems to disappear into a crack or crevice, then there is likely an ant nest somewhere nearby. Another indicator of an infestation is if you see multiple ants all heading in the same direction. This means that they are likely following a trail back to their nest and this could indicate a larger problem at hand.
Another sign of trouble is the presence of winged ants inside your home – these are reproductive members of the colony and they are looking for new places to establish nests. These winged ants will often come out in large numbers during certain times of year, so keep an eye out for them as well as other indicators like sawdust piles near exterior walls (this can be caused by carpenter ants chewing through wood), small dirt mounds near baseboards (these can be made by fire ants), or even tiny holes in food containers (which can be caused by pharaoh ants). If any of these signs appear, then it’s time to get help from pest control professionals!
Why You Should Hire Professional Help
If you suspect that you have an ant infestation, then hiring pest control professionals should always be your first step towards getting rid of them for good. Professionals will have access to specialized tools and products that will help get rid of the problem quickly and effectively – something that would otherwise be difficult with just over-the-counter products alone. Pest control professionals also know how best to locate nests, which can often be hidden deep within walls or other hard-to-reach areas of your home. Furthermore, they will also be able to give advice on how best to prevent future issues from occurring again!
Ants can become quite problematic if left unchecked for too long, so identifying whether or not you have an infestation early on is key! If you suspect that you may have one, don’t hesitate – contact professionals who specialize in pest control immediately! They will have access to specialized tools and products necessary for getting rid of the problem quickly and easily while also providing advice on how best to prevent future issues from occurring again! The earlier that you act against this issue, the easier it will be solve – so don’t delay!
Cypress Creek Pest Control has been providing quality and dependable service to Houston homes, agencies, schools, and local businesses since 1968. We are one of the largest independently owned full-service pest control companies in the state of Texas.
I use this company to do quarterly in-house and outdoor spraying...have called on them for over 20 years. No bugs of any kind. And if an occasional insect makes it into the house, I know it, because they turn up dead. Good company... excellent staff.
14:42 24 Feb 24
Serviceman Dave was excellent. He was the most thorough in his exterminating than any of the others. He even put bait in the attic. He has serviced my home before and there is a big positive difference in the way he services my home. I wish he could come every time. Thank you, Dave for excellent service. 2024 review: There is a rent house next door. The people moved out and their German roaches came over to visit. Dispatcher said I would have to empty all cabinets and start service every month like initially. I said no. I have confidence in your product. After my quarterly service call with Mr. Dave, I did not see any more roaches even until my next quarterly service call. Cypress Creek is worth every dime that you pay!! Trust!
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Eddie was a personable professional who was able to diagnose the issue after careful inspection of the attic and exterior of my home. Thanks.❗😊
14:47 23 Feb 24
Great service, Steve did a thorough job.
20:08 22 Feb 24
I'm so glad I chose Cypress Creek Pest Control! From my initial phone call, the staff was extremely POLITE and PROFESSIONAL!Setting up my appointment was QUICK and EASY, conveniently paid over the phone, the young man that came out to our property ON TIME, was super FRIENDLY and very PROFICIENT in his work. I look forward to a lasting relationship with CCPC!
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23:53 21 Feb 24
Very professional. No more problems with Mosquitos.
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Top notch. Clean, efficient, communication was great. Treated my property like it was theirs.
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Good job.. Very thorough
15:39 20 Feb 24
I highly recommend their service. We had termites & they came out & did a great job.
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21:26 16 Feb 24
Very professional and knowledgeable. Performed the service earlier than expected and cost was very affordable.
21:19 16 Feb 24
Showed up on time, very professional, wore shoe coverings when inside the home. They also clean the eaves of webs and various junk.
20:41 16 Feb 24
I am so happy with our service!The technician is so friendly and they do all the work, scheduling and everything.I would highly recommend this company to any company looking for friendly and liable service.
20:40 16 Feb 24
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00:36 16 Feb 24
Alex did an excellent job treating my home and property. He is extremely knowledgeable about pest control and answered all my questions about the bugs that I saw at my house. The customer service at Cypress Creek Pest Control is excellent. I will continue to recommend them to my friends and family.
15:26 15 Feb 24
Unfortunately, we had a termite issue. Ernie came out and completely educated me on the situation & the process for the remedy. Extremely knowledgeable, professional and friendly. Highly reccomend.
15:25 15 Feb 24
Both gentlemen who came to our house were friendly and professional.
03:04 15 Feb 24
Ernie was so knowledgable on what was needed to rid my home of pest. David did a great job of prepping the house and explaining what to expect. I appreciate their professionalism and experience.
22:47 14 Feb 24
Best service. I will recommend to anyone. There is much better now- German roaches.
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As always very thorough. Knows the place well and treats very appropriately. Polite friendly professional. Great team.
20:52 14 Feb 24
Knowledgeable and professional.
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The best service you can ever get.the best people to work withOnly thing I can say “ wow what a service”Thank you
20:39 14 Feb 24
The technician was respectful and very informative. I received a call letting me know the technician was on his way. I like that because it demonstrates that the company cares about their customers. Thank you for the excellent customer service. Keep it up!
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We have used Cypress Creek Pest Control for several years. They have always been professional and provide products that work for a reasonable price.
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Amazing service. Great people and a pleasure to work with!
14:17 25 Dec 23
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22:49 22 Dec 23
The technicians are very thorough and nice. I appreciated how they did their work.
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Really efficient and helped my family with everything they needed!