Ants in your office space
A recent survey discovered that 80% of offices in and around Sydney have had to call in pest control professionals due to ant problems.
A colony of ants can cause problems for business owners and employees if they settle into the building. Ants often are a cause of disgust for employees and customers.
Prevent potential ant issues by taking preventative measures and investing in a commercial pest control service from Sydneys Best Pest Control
Risks of infestation
The risk associated with ants; really does depend on the type of ant you are having an issue with.
In Sydney the most common ants are:
Carpenter ants can cause structural damage as they tunnel through the wood of our building.
Ants take unsanitary paths before they end up in your office building and can cause illness to your employees and clients.
Why do offices have ant issues?
Ants are very simple; they go out looking for food water and shelter and most buildings in Sydney offer the perfect conditions for ants.
They want protection from the elements, from predators, and are looking for food and water to carry back to their young.
It is a misconception that ant infestations are triggered by unhygienic conditions. More so, it is the small spills, crumbs or leaking taps that make your office attractive to ants.
How to prevent ants in your office
They say prevention is better than a cure, and one positive step that you can take to protect your office from ants is to take measures to stop the ants before they head your way.
Some of these steps include:
- Sealing off entrance points
- Reduce water sources
- Reduce food sources
- Limit shelter
Ants are a difficult pest to control however with the right treatment and preventative measures your office ant issue can be easily resolved.
What are you waiting for?