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Ants

Ants are rare to find as a pest in the UK, but because ants work together and in large colonies they can be a problem, especially in warmer seasons.

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Understanding the Problem:

There are two types of ants that are commonly known to be the cause of your problems.

Read all about ants:http://www.croydon.gov.uk/environment/ehs/pest-control/ants


How To Get Rid of and Prevent Ants

Ant pest control and the application of ant control products is easy, there is no reason to call out an ant pest control company. However, eradicating ants from your home or garden can take time and a number of treatments, so it's important to be patient.  Use product regularly to treat the problem until the problem is gone.

See 13 Common Items for Getting Rid of Ants 
http://www.rd.com/home/13-common-items-for-getting-rid-of-ants/

Watch How to Deal with Ants and learn how to know if you've got them,
how to get rid of them and how to prevent them:



Products Available for Ant Removal
http://www.pestcontroldirect.co.uk/acatalog/Pest_Control_Direct_Ants_17.html

Prefer a more natural approach? See: http://www.wikihow.com/Kill-Ants-Without-Pesticides


Professional Ant Control

It's rare to have to contact a professional to help eliminate ants. In the unlikely event that it is a severe case that is uncontrollable and cannot be managed with a bit of DIY, and the problem has been ongoing without improvement for at least 4 weeks, Arrive Homes will on high priority contact the required technician, the owner and the agent on behalf of you when a maintenance report has been submitted, and will arrange for the required service technician to fix the problem as immediately as possible.


What You Need To Know:

Arrive Homes has provided popular and work-proven prevention and maintenance techniques and methods in simple how-to step-by-step instructional guides to help you avoid pest problems so that you are armed with the information you need to not have to not deal with this issue whilst letting an Arrive Homes property. For this reason, Arrive Homes does not cover the cost of pest control. If you follow prevention methods routinely throughout the year, you can avoid the costliness of extermination.


Need Further Assistance?

To report any damage or need for repairs, please provide a full description of the maintenance issue when filling in your online Maintenance Report form.

Once you have submitted a report, an Arrive Homes representative will be in contact with you shortly.