When the flowers start to bloom and temperatures rise, ants often march indoors in search of a consistent food and water supply, making pest-proofing the home a much-needed spring task.

Ants have a sweet tooth, just like many of us, which leaves our kitchens particularly vulnerable to an infestation. Not only are ants attracted to the crumbs and spills we leave behind, but they are also drawn to the moisture that sinks provide. One of the most effective ways to prevent an infestation in the heart of the home is to practice proper sanitation at all times.

Homeowners should consider implementing these tips from Insight Pest Management and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) to keep ants at bay:

Many people attempt to address an ant problem on their own, but eliminating ants can be a challenge without proper treatment given the potential size of a colony. If ants are found in the home, we recommend contacting us for expert advice.

For more information on ants, visit www.insight-pest.com  

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