Fire Ant Control in San Antonio, TX

With painful stings and the potential to swarm, fire ants are a danger to both people and pets. Fire ants also damage lawns and gardens. If you have these ants on your property, you're probably looking for a way to get rid of them. When it comes to fire ant control, San Antonio homeowners know they can trust ABC Home & Commercial Services for a solution. Our pros can customize a plan for you and help you avoid any future unwelcome encounters.

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A specialist will come to your home and inspect the property for fire ants or other ant mounds. If we find fire ants, we will recommend the best treatment for your property and the environment. In most cases, we put bait in and around the mound.

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San Antonio has been in a drought for seven years. During periods of drought, fire ants tend to burrow further down, closer to the water table. You may see ants without mounds, but this does not mean there are not large ant colonies on your property—it may mean that the colonies are deep beneath the surface. In such a case, the specialist will place bait around the entire area. Worker ants then come to the surface and carry the bait back to the colony underground, resulting in their elimination.

The ABC Process

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1. Contact ABC

When you contact us, we will schedule an inspection to get an understanding of the problem. In some cases, we can give you a quote over the phone.

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2. Get An Estimate

If you have an inspection, we will send you a custom treatment plan and estimate afterward. Once we get your approval, we will schedule your treatment.

3. Treatment

We will come to your property and treat for pests in common hiding and nesting areas. Over time, you will start seeing less and less pest activity.

4. Prevention

Customers with our ongoing pest management services will receive periodic retreatments to prevent the return of the most common pests in our area.

When a mound is disturbed, ants swarm to the surface and sting anything in their path. Because they swarm and sting so fast, pets and children must be kept away from the mound.

Fire ants build huge underground networks and are often harder to treat than ordinary ants. This means that even if a mound is destroyed, there is probably still a colony of fire ants living underground. ABC has treatment options designed specifically to treat for fire ants so you can enjoy your yard, worry-free.

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We offer a full range of pest control services.

ABC understands how stressful it can be to have fire ants around your home. We will send a specialist to you usually within the same week and often same day. The Inspector will visit with you about treatment options, price the project, and get you scheduled at your convenience. The Inspectors visit is at no charge.

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We can create a treatment plan that targets these pests, so you can have peace of mind.

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Anne C Macintosh Speights

5/9/2024

“Been using ABC for years, especially for yard cleanup Pedro and his team, including Junior were so helpful. They were patient as we made sure all the correct wheels were in motion. I changed my mind and added a mulch project to cleanup project. Terrific team!! Kudos!! Am so happy with the conscientious work done on an extremely hot day. Also, Tony and Jesse helped me push through so I could get to my appointment on time. Congrats to them as well. Tracking the work crew arrival is so helpful and do appreciate it.”

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5/1/2024

“I am very happy with the service provided by Mike. It has been 4 weeks since he worked on my irrigation system. System works very well and my grass and plants look happy. Mike arrived on time , worked very efficiently and completed work in 1 and 1/2 days. He cleaned up after he completed work and yard was left spotless. His price was very reasonable. I have no hesitation to recommend him to his future customers. Renata”

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