Pharoah and tropical ants

Identifying Pharaoh and tropical ants

These ants are:

  • straw coloured
  • about 2mm in length

Home treatments for Pharaoh and tropical ants

An adult must be present throughout each visit.

Treatments in your home typically involve:

  • 2 visits 2 weeks apart
  • placing gel bait under sink cabinets, around door hinges and other affected areas
  • a spray for intensive infested areas
  • an advice sheet with information about treatment, where it was placed, and any special precautions needed
  • measures to protect children and pets

Preventing Pharaoh and tropical ants infestation

In order to minimise risk of infestation you are advised to:

  • keep all food in sealed containers
  • do not leave food scraps lying around
  • keep all refuse in sealed containers
  • do not leave refuse in the house overnight. Remove it to an outside dustbin
  • regularly clean all kitchen work surfaces, especially last thing at night
  • store all kitchen equipment in a cleaned state
  • vacuum all floors regularly especially paying attention to food spills and waste
  • pull out and clean behind and around all cookers, refrigerators, washing machines and other moveable equipment

How much does it cost?

A pest treatment for pharoah or tropical ants costs £138.50 and is for 2 visits.

Additional visits are charged at £59 each.

For commercial rates and information see landlords, commercial premises, restaurants and schools.

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