Did you know that ants can be a nuisance to homeowners any time of the year? It's true, regardless of the temperature or weather conditions if you're not taking the proper steps to avoid an ant infestation then your home could easily be invaded.
Ant infestations can quickly spiral out of control because ants are a social species. Unlike other pests such as spiders, ants travel in packs. Typically scout ants are the first ones to invade your home. If these ants find what they are looking for- food and shelter- then more ants will soon follow!
Here in Massachusetts we have 4 common ant species: