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3 Ways to Prevent Ant Infestation in Lynn

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March 8, 2016

As far as we’re concerned, there’s only one kind of good ants: the cartoon ones in the 1998 movie Antz, starring Sharon Stone and Gene Hackman.

Unfortunately, we’ve never encountered any ants that were remotely like that. Now, with the warmer weather just around the corner, the busy little critters are getting ready to take over the world. And when the world is your home, then you absolutely need to know how to prevent an ant infestation in Lynn.

Ways to Prevent an Ant Infestation in Lynn

If you don’t relish the thought of sharing your home with thousands of six-legged critters, then you need to know how to prevent ants from wanting to hang out in your home. Fortunately, though ants are organized and determined, they’re also very predictable. And that makes it easy to anticipate their strategy and totally defeat their purpose. Here’s how:

  • Keep your home dry. Ants often enter the home looking for water. In fact, they’re most often found in kitchens and bathrooms. While some ants just want a source of water, the dreaded carpenter ant is a different story entirely. Why this destructive kind of ant is called “a carpenter” remains to be seen. These ants just love finding moist wood, drywall or other material and building nests in them. The problem is, they eat away the structure of your home, compromising its safety. To keep your home dry, always keep the bathroom and kitchen aired out. Wipe up any spills, and fix dripping faucets or leaks.
  • Keep food out of reach. The other thing ants are looking for is food. That’s why you have to make sure all food is stored away securely in airtight containers. Wipe up crumbs and spills, and vacuum regularly.
  • Pest-proof the exterior of your home. This involves fixing any cracks or holes, as well as placing traps at possible entry points.

Contact Boz Pest Control to Prevent Ant Infestation in Lynn

To make sure you don’t have to worry about an ant infestation in Lynn, call Boz Pest Control. We can quickly, cost-effectively and safely pest-proof your home. Why wait? Contact us today!

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