Ants in Seattle create problems for homeowners. Get rid of ants and repair ant damage by calling Critter Control of Seattle.


There are many types of ants that cause problems in Seattle. Each ant will pose their own damages, specific appearance, and unique idea of habitat. Critter Control of Seattle has the experience to identify your ant problem and implement control methods to get rid of your ants and keep them out.


  • Acrobat Ants: 1/16 - 1/8 inch long. Typically light brown to black in color and may emit a repulsive odor when alarmed.
  • Argentine Ants: 1/8 - 1/4 inch long. They are black and reddish colored and attracted to nesting in wood.
  • Carpenter Ants: .3-1 inch long. Most common carpenter ants are black, but some species have reddish or yellowish coloration.
  • Fire Ants: 1/8 inch, reddish ants with darker colored abdomens.
  • Moisture Ants: 4-4.5 mm long. Often yellow in color.
  • Odorous Ants: 1/8 inch long. Black with one node.
  • Pavement Ants: 1/8 - 3/16 inch long, with brown to black colors.
  • Pharaoh Ants: 1/16 inch and light brown to reddish in color.
  • Thatching Ants: 4-8 mm long. Stock large heads and a powerful jaw. Most a bi-colored, red and black, but some species are all black.


Each type of ant will prefer a different type of habitat. A majority of ants are attracted to high-mositure areas outside and indoors, while others prefer inside the home where they can forge on food and debris. When outside, ants can usually be found under rocks or logs. They will sometimes nest above the ground in rotting logs as well. Critter Control of Seattle has experience in each ant control problem and offers solutions for your ant problem.

Ant Damage & Ant Problems

Ants are mobile and can move their nest and appear out of nowhere. The different ant species and infestations are associated with different problems and damages. Some give off a terrible odor when squished and some will create extensive structural damages to your home if not treated properly. Carpenter ants hollow out sections of tress. They also infest wooden buildings and structures and are a widespread nuisance and major cause of structural damage. A majority of the ants will often become a nuisance inside the home forging on your food and garbage. Pavement Ants will often feed on a variety of foods, including meats, grease, and seeds.

Ant Removal

Ant removal should be handled by a wildlife and pest control professional. Ants can gain entry into your home in a variety of ways. It's important to keep food and debries off common areas in your home such as a counter or cupboards. Trust the professionals at Critter Control of Seattle for ant control and ant removal.

Why Critter Control

Critter Control of Seattle offers proven methods of control and ant removal to get rid of your ant control problem. Our methods create a long lasting solution that will get rid of your problem for good. Call Critter Control of Seattle if you are experiencing an ant infestation.

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