Ant Control

VexTech provides ant extermination services for your home or business in Crystal Lake, Algonquin, Lake in the Hills, Huntley, Cary, Barrington and surrounding areas.

Ant controlAnts remain one of the most common insects that invade homes and businesses. The most common types of ants found in the Chicagoland area and northern Illinois are carpenter ants, odorous house ants, and pavement ants.
Although ants are seldom involved in disease transmission, their sheer numbers can be overwhelming to homeowners because they prefer to inhabit living areas with moisture such as bathrooms and kitchens and are readily visible to homeowners. The ants are often attracted to food items and become unwelcome guests in homes.

All ants are social so that when ants are present, they occur in large numbers.  We know ants and use there social behavior to get the treatment to the nest and control it.

All services include a minimum of 30 Day Warranty
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Carpenter Ants

Most carpenter ant species establish their first nest in decayed wood and later expand or enlarge this into sound wood. Inside, nests are located in wood, preferably softened by fungus or rot, insulation and/or in wall voids. Workers are a nuisance when out searching for food but are destructive to timbers utilized for nesting activities.

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Outside, nests are typically located in rotting fence posts, stumps, old fire wood, dead portions of standing trees, and under stones or fallen logs. The only external indication of infestation other than the presence of workers and/or swarmer’s is the appearance of small openings or windows on the surface of the wood. Through these, the workers expel debris which consists of saw dust like shavings and/or fragments of insulation and insect body parts. The accumulation of such debris below such holes is a good indication of infestation.

I was very happy with the fast and friendly service.

I was very happy with the fast and friendly service. If I need any further pest control, I will definitely call Brett. Thanks!

Cathy P. in Crystal Lake, IL

Professional and his fee was so reasonable, I would not call anyone else.

This is the company to call for getting rid of your pests!!! Brett came to my house and handled my flea problem so professionally and his fee was so reasonable, I would not call anyone else.

Suzanne K. in Hampshire, IL

Great service. Bees gone.

Got a call back immediately. Even at 7 a.m. showed up at 8 on the dot. Great service. Bees gone. Thanks

Rob G. in Spring Grove, IL

He was not in a rush and took the time to walk the house perimeter with me to get all the information he could.

Brett was great to speak with over the phone. He listened and suggested 2 options. His response time to when he could assist was the very next day. I guess this may depend on his prior commitments and maybe I got very lucky. He was even better when we met. He was not in a… Read more “He was not in a rush and took the time to walk the house perimeter with me to get all the information he could.”

Mike C. in Johnsburg, IL

The technician was friendly and the service worked.

We called Vextech to get rid of boxelder bugs. The technician was friendly and the service worked. He recommended that we remove a few trees from the property that were attracting the bugs here. Great Job!

Alfred J. From Hampshire, IL

No Chemicals!!! The Essential Oils product Brett used is effective!

No Chemicals!!! The Essential Oils product Brett used is effective! We have a wasp issue; our peaks are very high as are our windows, we want to protect the window cleaner and painter so they can do their job without concern of being stung. Brett was able to get this job done right away for… Read more “No Chemicals!!! The Essential Oils product Brett used is effective!”

Darlene G. in Spring Grove, IL

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