Manchester Ants & Pest Control Services

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Ant Control, Black Ants and Common Garden Ants.

Key features of ants
The commonest species that invades UK houses in Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire is the black garden ant, which is actually very dark brown. The worker ants, which are likely to enter properties when foraging for food, are 3 to 5mm in length.

All ants have the main divisions of the body (head, thorax and abdomen) distinctly separated by very narrow waists. They also have a sharp elbow joint in their antennae.

Biology of ants
Ants are highly organised social insects, with each nest being centred around one reproductive female, the queen, and her sterile daughters, the workers. It is the foraging workers that invade buildings in search of sweet foodstuffs, which they take back to the nest to feed the larvae and queen.

Flying ants are the reproductive males and females – the potential queens. They have a nuptial swarming flight during a few days in July and August, typically just after stormy weather. The males die shortly after mating and the females seek out nesting sites to build new colonies in the following spring.

Distribution of ants
Black ants are common throughout Europe, Asia, northern Africa and North America.

Significance of ants
Black ants usually nest in soil but can also be found living under paving stones and concrete. They can become real nuisance pests because, during foraging, the workers may enter domestic, commercial and industrial premises – particularly food preparation areas – in search of sweet foodstuffs.

The mating swarms can also cause a short-term nuisance, although this lasts only a few days.

Control of ants
Following the trail of workers and scouts back to the nest is the best way to establish the source of the infestation.

From here there is a variety of ways to control and remove the infestation:
– Gel baits, which the workers carry back to the nest to feed the queen. These sweet gels are actually poisonous to the ants.
– Strategically placed insecticide barriers to prevent the ants from entering the property, is best carried out by a professional pest control company such as Manchester Pest Control.

Good hygiene is also vital to avoid attracting the ants back to food sources.

Discreet 24 hour Ants & other Pest Control Services in Manchester with no call out charge We Use unmarked vehicles

We do not use sign written vehicles and will be discreet at all times when dealing with your pest problem. All pest control work is guaranteed, Treatments are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week including bank holidays. We will also advise on any pest proofing issues and how to avoid pest problems in the future. We all want what's best for our family and to protect our home. Apart from the danger to health, many pests can also cause extensive structural damage, as well as an offensive odour. Before you go down the DIY route, why not give us a call to see how we can help? You have nothing to lose! We all want what's best for our family and to protect our home. Apart from the danger to health, many pests can also cause extensive structural damage, as well as an offensive odour. Before you go down the DIY route, why not give us a call to see how we can help? You have nothing to lose!

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Manchester Pest Control Services

People and companies think they can treat the pest problem themselves, only to find that they make the infestation worse by purchasing products from DIY outlets with a poor percentage of insecticide. This may prove to be an expensive waste of time and money. Manchester Ants & Pest Control provides an effective solution to your pest control problem with advice to prevent any infestation recurring.

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Common Pests in Manchester
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Manchester wasp control treatments are safe and provide excellent value for money. We offer a comprehensive wasp nest treatment service for a fixed price of £35.00. We also cover Stockport, Cheshire and Warrington areas. We are specialists in wasp nest control and also hornet nest treatments. We also provide a same day service, so for those people that really don't like wasps at all, we are here to help and we guarantee that we kill wasp nests dead.

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Manchester Pest covers Greater Manchester and Cheshire.

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