Ant Control in Gastonia NC

 

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Ant Control in Gastonia NC

Have you noticed ants in your home or break room at work in Gastonia? Go-Forth Pest Control of Charlotte can help with your problem. Ants tend to contaminate your food and household products quickly. They like to build colonies in your home or office and transport food to other ants in them.

Our technicians know where ants like to hide in your office or home and will make sure they inspect it to cover all the areas. Most store bought products are only temporary fixes so it is important to get a professional to your property right away. Call Go-Forth or click to get a free quote today.

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About Ants

An average ant’s body is composed with a hard armor called the exoskeleton. Most ants are colored either black or red, and their average length is usually half an inch. Just like other small insects, these creatures have six legs, with each leg having three joints. They are commonly known to have exquisitely large heads and eyes, having a combination of curved antennae and jaws that are able to carry food. Some ants, most likely the females, are able to grow wings. Their primary purpose is to lay as many eggs in their lifetime as possible – which can be up to 30 years, depending on how large their nesting community is. Other female ants are in charge of caring for the eggs, feeding the larva, building up the nest, and protecting them from intrusions during their growth and development. It’s easy to see that these species are basically one of the most systematic insects there are.

Types of Ants

There are three major types of ants that are seen in homes or offices. The Carpenter Ant chews through wood and can potentially damage it beyond repair. The Black Ant is primarily seen in kitchens and bathrooms, because they are attracted to water and sugar. These are notorious for contaminating your food and household products. The Red Ant can be dangerous because they bite when they feel threatened. They are commonly found near playgrounds and in backyards. They build mounds or hills to build their colonies, and if stepped on they defend themselves by biting. These bites cause red, itchy marks that are painful and can develop into a rash.

Lemons

You actually don’t need to use expensive insecticides or costly ant traps to ant-proof your home. Citrus fruits such as lemons give off a strong, tangy smell that pests don’t usually like. Plus, fruits like these contain a certain level of acidity, which is something that the exoskeleton of ants are not able to tolerate due to the way they breathe. To use lemon, simply squeeze lemon juice on window sills, ant nests, and holes and cracks where you think ants might be passing through. You can also scatter pieces of the lemon peel you extracted the juice from.

Eliminate Potential Nesting Spots

Just like any other pests, ants prefer to nest in places that are moist, damp, and dark. This enables them to lay eggs conveniently. Ants work together, and this means that they usually gather in great numbers. You have to eliminate any potential nesting spots like showers, windows, sink bottoms and basements. Look for entryways and fix them promptly in order to prevent creating any other inviting damp spots for the ants.

Call Go-Forth Pest Control Services

If you’re going to call in experts, you might as well call us! Go-Forth Pest Control has been in the pest industry since 1959, and our company is devoted to finding and developing the best pest exterminating methods and preventive measures for you. We are known for efficiently eliminating different sorts of pest infestations, and we not only offer aid to infestations, but also preventive solutions that are best suited for your distinct needs.

Our Reviews

Customers are pleased with the work we’ve done to take care of their pest control needs. Check out our reviews to see if Go-Forth can help with your ant extermination in Gastonia today.

We have used Go-Forth for years for our pest control needs. They have great prices and great customer service. They are a great company. Highly recommended!
Johnny Shelton
Johnny Shelton
14:11 25 Jun 16
From the beginning my experience was great. When I called to schedule an appointment Judy was great at answering my questions and helping me set up an appointment. She was very helpful and kind. Bridgette had arrived on time for our appointment today and was very personable, sweet, professional and knowledgeable. She explained to me what she was doing and made me feel that I made the right choice choosing this company. She took care of all my concerns! I'll update once I see the works. Bridgette and Judy are awesome!
Estephaniee Blakey
Estephaniee Blakey
20:05 30 May 18
Great customer service, always on time, technicians are wonderful, havent seen a bug since I started with them.
clayton stark
clayton stark
21:18 05 Mar 19
Megan was amazing. She was early for the appointment, well prepared, and has a vast knowledge of her profession. She also displayed superior customer relations skills. She did a great job and did it with a smile. Great experience. I'd definitely recommend your service to family and friends. Thanks Megan. You represent GoForth very well.
Reggie Wilson
Reggie Wilson
16:00 19 Dec 18
I'm a new customer to Go-Forth. I just received excellent service today from Joe. He was on time and very professional. Explained everything that he was going to do and answered the questions that I had.
Summa Martin
Summa Martin
17:10 26 Aug 17
Very prompt, courteous, professional service. Would highly recommend! Elizabeth M.
Candace Mills
Candace Mills
20:43 22 Jan 17
After reading all the great reviews I felt confident in using Go-Forth for my extermination needs. Unfortunately my expectations fell short. First, the technician showed up an hour late, then spent the first 20 minutes of his time on site trying to sell me a service plan I explicitly told him I did not want. Once the technician got to work, the appointment got better. His actual work and application of the product both inside and outside of my house seemed well done, complete, and the technician seemed knowledgeable about specific "areas of concern" for different types of insects and small animals. Unfortunately towards the end of the appointment things went south again when it was time to do the attic. I was assured on the phone by the sales rep that my attic would be taken care of and there would be no issue in doing so. Well the technician refused to do it saying that since it was just beams and not flat boards he was not able to do it. This was never explained to me on the phone or even asked by the sales person. The attic was the largest area of concern for me and the main reason for hiring the exterminator, and it was the only area to not get treated.The appointment ended with the technician taking another 20 minutes trying to sell me a service plan I didn't want, then standing on my driveway for 5 more minutes just smoking a cigarette which he then felt the need to go into my garage without permission and throw it away in my trash can. Overall is was an unprofessional experience and I am disappointed that I did not seem to have this great experience that everyone else did.EDIT: I have updated my rating since the company was very quick to respond and handled the situation in a very professional and appropriate manner.
Mitchell Console
Mitchell Console
14:56 18 May 17
5 star service provided by Courtney. She was very knowledgeable and took time to explain every step of the process! I’m already satisfied with my change to Go-Forth. Many thanks to Courtney....job well done!!!!!! Death to earwigs!
CHONE BULLOCK
CHONE BULLOCK
21:28 15 May 18
Excellent service!!!! Very diligent and attentive to the homeowners needs and concerns!
Shinique Pernell
Shinique Pernell
16:31 15 Dec 17
Staff at this establishment is Awesome! Customer service is above expectations there's nothing they won't do for you without hesitation. I don't believe the word no is part of those vocabulary. Every staff member that came out to my home were friendly, curtious and took care of my needs. My most recent staff member named Maghan is the best. Very knowledgeable and handled my needs with a smile. Glad she's part of the team. Way to go Go-Forth!
Joyce Dandridge
Joyce Dandridge
18:28 02 May 18

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