Pharaoh Ant Control Service

What is a Pharaoh ants & Pharaoh Ant control

The Pharaoh ants is a small ant, which is yellow or light brown in color. The common name for this pest is a nuisance pest, also known as a major indoor notorious insect, which is especially common in hospitals. There is no doubt about it, the name of this plant may be monomorium Pharaonis, and the size of this plant is 0.2 cm.

The pharoah ants problem has become increasingly prevalent in B.C., and is something that must be addressed. The pharoah ants is an invasive species and one of the most difficult pests to control. Their small size and ability to nest in hard-to-reach places makes them especially difficult to eradicate. Fortunately, there are a number of methods available to control pharoah ants in B.C., which when used correctly can help reduce or eliminate their presence in your home or business. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the issue of pharoah ants in B.C.

Why Pharah ants  problem in B.C. Canada?

Pharaoh ants are an invasive species of ant native to tropical and subtropical regions that have made their way to Canada. These pests have been spotted in various areas throughout British Columbia, including Coquitlam, Ladner, Mission, Chilliwack, Richmond, Aldergrove, Langley, Surrey, Delta, Abbotsford, Vancouver, Tsawwassen, Burnaby, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody.

These ants are extremely difficult to control due to their small size and tendency to form multiple colonies. Pharaoh ants also reproduce quickly, which makes them a major nuisance in homes and businesses. Their small size also means they can easily get into food sources and other areas that are difficult to clean. Additionally, Pharaoh ants are known for carrying disease-causing bacteria and can spread germs and other diseases throughout buildings.

For these reasons, it is important to take the necessary steps to prevent Pharaoh ants from invading your home or business. The most effective way to control Pharaoh ants is to use a combination of prevention and eradication methods.

Diet, Behavior & Habits of  Pharaoh Ant:

Despite being very clever, the Pharaoh ants are very clever, because they can take advantage by the help of artificial heating systems in buildings in order to survive the winter. Their infestations generally occur in food service areas. They will nest in warm areas like lawns and gardens and in well-protected, hidden areas. Pharaoh ants eat other insects as well eat all types of food, but especially sweets. 


As with other ants, the Egyptian Pharaoh ants has a casual reproduction system, they grow from egg stage to adult stage almost within a 38 day period. A female ant should have a lifespan of between 4 and 12 months, whereas workers should have a lifespan of 8 to 10 weeks.

Signs of Infestation:

Small amber-colored workers are the best sign of their infestations as they forage along surfaces. Pharaoh ants have a classical chemistry, they have multiple queens and when they are disturbed they move from place to place to move their colonies. Workers grow from eggs to adults in 38 days and may live approximately for nine to 10 weeks. Queen Pharaoh ants are healthy than other Pharaoh ants and can live approximately for four to 12 months, but not male Pharaoh ants as they die within three to five weeks of mating. Pharaoh ants make their new colonies by budding. Budding means that a small strength of workers and a single queen migrate another place from their old colony to start a new colony.

As ant colonies become more numerous, pharaoh ants can become a nuisance if they are not controlled. Hence, in such a situation, a control of Pharaoh ants is necessary because they build their nests in walls, voids in cabinet voids, baseboards, insulation pipes in refrigerators, the hollow rods of curtains, the folding of clothing, and other undisturbed dark places where they cannot be seen.

In controlling Pharaoh ants, it is advisable to seek professional help. Exopest Pest Control is remarkable for Pharaoh ant control services. Contact or Call us 604-760-1542.

Pharaoh Ant Control & Treatment:

There are numerous ways to control Pharaoh ants but the best way we recommend is baiting that we learnt from our extensive experience, but ants always don’t like same bait so please call a pest control professional to deal with this Pharaoh ant control issue. We use different kinds of professional grade bait (some are based on soya, sugar and protein) .

Please call Exopest Pest Control professionals we are here to help you 24/7. Exopest serves throughout Lower Mainland BC, Canada.

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