Ant Removal

Pricing & Details

Our service includes a full ant infestation treatment. Plant, child, and pet friendly. Includes our warranty subject to terms & conditions. Specialised treatment options for ant species including green ants, big-headed ants, native black ants, or bull ants. Pricing begins from:

Unit: from $130 + GST
House: from $240 + GST
Inside and outside: from $260 + GST

Why Inner West Pest Control?

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We offer professional, courteous, and reliable pest control services, treatments, and advice throughout the Inner West. With raving customer testimonials, you're in safe hands. All of our treatments are child, pet, and plant-friendly. We're so confident that we back every treatment with our warranty and a 100% money-back guarantee, subject to our terms & conditions.

We're flexible and will do after-typical business hours to reduce the inconvenience you experience. We also offer a range of treatments to ensure that we can tackle your problem. We're locals, serving the Inner West exclusively, so we know the problems that often plague the area, and are aware of the best treatments appropriate for the treatment that you require.

About ANts

With over 1300 different known species found in Australia, ants can be a particularproblem forinner-westernSydneyhomes.along with all Australian territories andstates. A large number of ant species prefer sunny, warm climates, which makesthe Australianenvironment a perfect place for these ant species to thrive. Ants, likemany pests, travel looking for sources of food, which can make your home and

kitchen a particular target for these pests. While they are not known to carry anydiseases, they can be aparticular annoyance.

 

Ants can cause harm to people in your home-while they do not carry disesae, theycan cause painful bites, or have a swarming effect on your food. Most ants willenter your premises in search for food or other sweet and sticky substances. Tobest prevent ant infestations, it's important to clean up any food and liquid spills.Additionally, make sure you seal access points such as cracks, crevices, or otheropenings in doors or windows.

 

Ants can be particularly difficult to remove.Since they're small in size and swarmthey can be hard to find and control, particularly since most do-it-yourselfsolutions do not attack the source of the problem directly. This is why we alwaysrecommend the use of a professional service for a truly comprehensiveextermination solution.

There are many types of Ants that infest our homes. The most common Ant species are listed below. 

Black house ant 

  • Nest alongside footpaths and stonework. 

  • Will nest indoors. 

  • Prefer sweet foods, but will eat seeds, plants, fats and grease. 

  • Their need for moisture is the most common reason for invading kitchens, bathrooms and laundries. 

  • If the queen dies the colony will die. 

White Footed Ant 

  • Can contain one million or more. 

  • Will invade and short out A/C units. 

  • Prefers sweets, feeds on honeydew. 

  • Complete elimination of established white footed house ant is difficult. 

  • Dust walls void, treat all nest thoroughly, granular bait garden around possible nest locations. 

Carpenter Ant 

  • Mature colonies contain 3000 workers and one Queen per colony. 

  • Nests usually originate in moist, decayed wood 

  • Forage alone or along trails 100 or more metres from the nest. 

  • Peak foraging occurs at night. 

  • Feeds on insect honeydew, plant and fruit juices and insects. 

  • Indoors, they feed on food debris, including sweets, eggs, meats, cakes, pet foods and grease. 

Hairy or Crazy Ant 

  • Known for erratic movements. 

  • Small colonies of up to 2000 workers and 8-40 queens. 

  • Inside, nest under floors and wall voids, near hot water pipes and heaters. 

  • Prefer insects and sweets but will feed on any household food. 

  • Treat nest entrance, thorough soaking is required to destroy the nest. 

Argentine ant 

  • Colonies live in moist areas near a food source 

  • Prefers sweets such as honeydew, fruit juices and plant secretions. 

  • Also forage for proteins and fats and even attack small , vulnerable animals. 

  • To control: (1) correct conducive conditions and seal possible entries; (2) find and treat existing colonies; (3) apply perimeter treatments; and (4) use baits 

Pavement Ant 

  • Outside, nest in soil. Inside, nest in wall voids, insulation and under floors. 

  • Move to a heat source in winter. 

  • Enter buildings through cracks in slab, joints and natural openings. 

  • Easily controlled with bait. 

Odorous House Ant 

  • Up to 100 000 ants with many queens. 

  • Nest in wall voids especially around hot water pipes and heaters. 

  • Enter buildings when colonies become very large and natural food and water sources become scarce. 

  • Prefers sweets during the warm season. 

  • Will eat high protein foods and greasy meats and cheese depending on colony requirements. 

  • Locating nests is crucial. 

Big Headed or Coastal Brown Ant 

  • Small colonies (200-300 total) 

  • Nests in protected soil (under stones, leaf litter, mulch). 

  • Can be found in termite damaged wood. 

  • Prefer seeds and insects. 

  • Inside, they forage for meats, grease, liver, molasses, peanut butter, pet foods and fruit juices. Preferring high protein foods. 

  • 2 castes of ant 

Ghost Ant 

  • Inside nested are within wall voids, behind baseboards, between cabinets and walls. 

  • Outside nests located in potted soil, under stones, under and inside logs, in debris of trees. 

  • Have high moisture needs. 

  • Prefer insects and honeydew. 

  • Sweets, and will forage for water sources during dry weather. 

  • Dust wall voids, Spray nests directly, bait ant trails. 

Pharoah Ant 

  • Prefer warm, humid areas near sources of food and water. 

  • Have a high daily water requirement. 

  • Baiting is most effective treatment 

  • Wide variety of food preferences. 

Fire Ant 

  • Aggressive and will sting repeatedly. 

  • They destroy seeds, harvest honeydew from specialized invertebrates and also scavenge. 

  • Nests outdoors in sunny, exposed areas of soil and lawns. 

Bull Ant 

  • Nest underground and often have hidden or small entrances. 

  • Collect nectar and other plant juices. 

  • Attack all intruders that come near their nest. 

Green Head Ant 

  • Build their nest in soil openly or under rocks. 

  • Predatory and scavengers. 

  • First insects to forage after bushfires. 

  • Prefer proteins but will feed on sweets. 

Meat Ant 

  • Live in sandy, gravel soils. 

  • Build large nests underground. 

  • Painful bite. 

  • Forage during the day 

  • Omnivore scavengers