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Our cooler weather has caused a surge in mice and rat numbers in the suburban areas, according to industry experts, Amalgamated Pest Control.

Ant Control

Ants belong to a family of insects, which also contain the bees and wasps. Ants are, in fact, a group of small and highly specialised wasps, which have one of the most advanced forms of social life amongst the insects. They live in colonies that range in size from a few to hundreds of thousands of individuals and due to their ability to organise and administer a society leave humans far behind. A large colony of ants presents thousands of mouths to feed. Foraging is an important job, which is the duty of the workers. Although some ants favour certain foods, most are omnivorous, meaning they will eat a wide variety of substances including insects, honeydew, sweets, grease, oils, vegetables etc. Most ants carry food to the nest where they feed each other, the Queen and larva (the young). Of The many species of ants in Australia, only a small number have become pests of homes and offices.

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Our licenced technicians can assist you with a flexible, tailored solution to meet your needs and prevent these pests from becoming a problem in your home or workplace. Please contact us to see how we can help you maintain an environment free of these and other pests.

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