Centralia is a beautiful and diverse place. Unfortunately, the ant population in the city is just as diverse, and some are even extremely invasive. Others even carry and transmit serious diseases. Even when a species of ant is perfectly harmless, it does not mean you want them in your home. Ants can make life in the home very difficult. Even when populations increase in the yard, it makes it very challenging to enjoy an outdoor barbecue when the weather gets warmer.
It is not uncommon for people to start laying down traps and bait as soon as they see an ant in the home. This often seems like the most convenient option, as these do-it-yourself solutions are readily available. Unfortunately, these treatments are not always the easy solution they seem to be. They are often ineffective and in some cases, ant control products are even dangerous. If you are dealing with an ant problem inside or outside of the home, you should call a Centralia ant control company that can take care of the problem for you.
Do Ants Pose a Danger to Humans?
Although they are annoying, many people do not realize that certain types of ants are also dangerous. Ants that sting or bite pose a particular threat to the people they are around. A fire ant colony will quickly become aggressive when their nest is disturbed, and they will emerge and attack the perceived threat in a swarm. Pharaoh ants on the other hand, transmit a number of diseases to humans. Salmonella, staphylococcus, and streptococcus are just a few diseases Pharaoh ants carry.