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Fox Pest Control’s Manchester & Surrounding Areas Ant Exterminator Service

Do you have an ant problem? These pests are one of the most common problems plaguing Manchester & Surrounding Areas homeowners and can be difficult to get rid of. As they live in colonies of hundreds or thousands, our Fox Pest Control technicians know that any ant spotting could be sign of an infestation. Read below to find out if you have an infestation, and what you can do about it.

If you have large ants with pincers in or around your home, you may have a carpenter ant problem. If that is the case, our carpenter ant page is a great place to start.

 

Signs of an Ant Infestation

You might already know for sure that you have an ant problem. But here are a couple of the most common signs of an ant infestation in Manchester & Surrounding Areas. 

Large Mounds in the Yard

They can be in dirt or sand, or they can be covered in growing, healthy grass.

Ant Trails

Ants will travel long distances for food. Ant trails may disappear after the food source is gone.

Piles of ants

In grass, sand, or even cracks in brick or cement

What You Need to Know About Ants

  • Ants come in a large variety. In Manchester & Surrounding Areas, the most common kinds of ants you’ll see around your home are:
    • Sugar ants
    • Ghost ants
    • Odorous house ants 
    • Carpenter ants
  • Ants find their way in through any open, unsealed space. This includes cracks in the wood and gaps in the window or old weather stripping. Once inside, they hunt for food and moisture. That’s why you’ll see them most often in your kitchen and bathroom. 
  • While most of these ants are harmless, carpenter ant infestations can pose a serious threat to your Manchester & Surrounding Areas property, because they tunnel their way through wood, causing damage to your home. 
  • Ant Behavior is a fascinating, complicated subject. They are social creatures that work together to gather food and care for their young. There are several kinds of ants in each colony. Queens have wings that allow them to fly and start a new colony. Once there they rip off their wings and mate, and begin raising their first working ants. They spend the rest of their lives laying eggs to build the colony. Workers are females who are wingless and do not reproduce. Their job is to build the nest, gather food and take care of the young. Males have wings that allow them to find a queen to mate with. They mate and die, doing very little work in their lives. If a colony lives in your home they can be quite disruptive and should be exterminated quickly.

Helpful Ant Prevention Tips 

  • Move wood or low-hanging tree branches away from your house. 
  • Seal cracks to prevent intrusion.
  • Clean baseboards, cabinets, and countertops regularly.

How Do I Get Rid Of Ants?

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Think you have a ant problem? Call Fox Pest Control at (603) 506-5768 for a free Manchester & Surrounding Areas ant control quote.

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Your technician will conduct a thorough pest control inspection of your home and property in order to provide a customized ant treatment plan that will be most effective for your situation.

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You will receive a detailed report of the service provided and helpful recommendations to remain ant free.

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Ant Infestation Control FAQ

How do I get rid of ant infestations? Can I get rid of ants by myself?

The best way to get rid of ants permanently is with professional Manchester & Surrounding Areas pest control and ant extermination because we have all the right tools and knowledge. While you wait for the professionals to come, vacuum frequently for anything ants can use as food, like fallen crumbs, grains of sugar, and hair follicles or skin particles.

Why do ants keep coming back in Manchester & Surrounding Areas?

You must control ants because they can create satellite nests that collect food for the main nest. The queen will remain safe and untouched in a separate nest. If the satellite nest is destroyed, the queen could simply create another one in the same place. Fox Pest Control has the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively provide ant control in Manchester & Surrounding Areas.

What problems do carpenter ants cause? 

Carpenter ants use their massive jaws to carve tunnels in wood. Although they don’t eat the wood as termites do, if you don’t get help with carpenter ant treatment they can cause serious damage to your home if left untreated.

Which ants are the most dangerous?

Ants that sting. Some ants have a painful sting, almost like a wasp. You need to control fire ants, harvester ants, and oak ants - they are among those stinging ants that live in the United States. 

Carpenter ants. You must exterminate carpenter ants because they can carve tunnels and galleries through virtually any kind of wood, causing major structural damage.

Are ants poisonous?

Some ants, like the aggressive red imported fire ants, deliver a painful sting. This sting has often been compared to a wasp or bee sting and can be a serious problem for those with an allergy to insect stings. 

What is the difference between a regular ant and a carpenter ant?

The main difference is the size. While most ants in Manchester & Surrounding Areas are about ⅛ inch long, carpenter ant workers are closer to ½ inch, about four times bigger. Carpenter ants can vary in color, from solid black, to orange, red and black, yellow, or solid red.

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Manchester & Surrounding Areas Pest Control Reviews

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I have to say I am VERY impressed with the service we have received from Fox Pest control of Manchester so far! I've had other companies come out since we bought our house in 2013 and didn't hire any of them for various reasons. From the door knock by Alex to the in home service by Leah the experience has been exquisite so far. Leah was incredibly friendly, professional and knowledgeable. She answered all of my questions and had a smile on her face the entire time and you just don't see that very often. That kind of service creates trust in both the person and the brand so thank you and well done! I will absolutely recommend this company!


– Jennifer Blose

Posted July 08, 2020
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Ryan, from Fox, showed up on my doorstep yesterday. I had been considering a pest service for a while so his timing was perfect. I listened to his pitch, it sounded good, but I wanted to sleep on it. He was not pushy and said that he would come back today to see what I had decided. I did some research since I had never heard of the company before and reviews seemed good. When Ryan returned I signed up. Within an hour, Keith was at my door for my first treatment. He was friendly and easy to talk to and ask questions. He explained what he was doing and why and pointed out some damage that I hadn't noticed. I am very pleased with the service so far. It was just my first service so I can't say how effective it is as yet.


– Shirley Marchowsky

Posted July 04, 2020
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5 Stars

Keith and Micah are great to work with. Keith is very knowledgable about his job.


– Christine Catanuso

Posted June 30, 2020
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I have been with Fox for almost 2 years now and let me tell you, Fox has a great feel to it. I feel like they care about my personal situation and they work to provide solutions quickly and to my satisfaction.


– Mark Howland

Posted June 24, 2020
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5 Stars

Jaycee and Brian were thorough and did a great job. Nice to work with.


– Barb Cameron

Posted June 16, 2020
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5 Stars

Nick and Dave treated our home. They were very courteous and knowledgeable about their work. They took their time to explain what they were going to do, why they were doing it, and addressed any questions that I had. Could not have asked for a better experience. I highly recommend Fox Pest Control.


– Earl LaBatt

Posted June 09, 2020
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If a Fox Pest Control customer has an infestation of covered pests between regularly scheduled Home Protection Plan treatments, we will come back and perform targeted treatments to get rid of the pest at no charge. If Fox Pest Control cannot resolve the problem after three such targeted treatments, we will cheerfully refund the customer’s last monthly subscription fee, as long as all other terms of the agreement have been met.

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