Dozens of different ant species live in Finland. From those, sugar ant, carpenter ant, as well as the latest newcomer, pharaoh ant, will cause the most problems.

Sugar ant (Lasius niger) is the ant species that causes the most problems in Finland. Usually, its nest can be found outdoors, close to the plinth, under the stone slabs or other similar places. Indoors, sugar ants can be mostly found when they are searching for food. Indoors sugar ant is mostly harmless, but it penetrates easily to the groceries.

Carpenter ant (Camponotus herculeanus) is the most common ant species in Finland. Usually, they build their nest to the lower parts of the trees. Indoors, carpenter ants can be found, when they build their nest to the wooden structures of the building. Carpenter ant doesn't eat wood, it just builds passages there for itself.

Pharaoh ant (Monomorium pharaonis) is the latest ant species in Finland. Ant has come to Finland along with the imported goods from the tropical countries. Nowadays, pharaoh ants are located almost everywhere. Pharaoh ant is omnivorous and makes a nest or several remote nests. Therefore its pest control can be a challenging task even with the required know-how.

Pest control of ants
Identification of ant species


Sugar ant is about 4 mm long, black ant.

Pest control of Turf ants

Carpenter ant is a 6-18 mm long and mostly black ant, whose mid trunk is dark brown.

Pest control of Carpenter ants

Pharaoh ant is an extremely small ant, about 2 mm long. Its main color can be yellow, red or even transparent.

Pest control of Pharaoh ants

Pest control of ants

Pest control

At first, case pre-study and then the design of unique pest control plan. After that, efficient and high-quality pest control actions with the latest available methods and techniques.

In order to achieve high-quality results in the most efficient way, we tend to use different kind of pest control methods and techniques. Our main target in pest control, is to avoid pesticides as much as possible.

Our technical responsible persons, will provide upon request additional information about our pest control methods and techniques. Please, contact us for more information!

What can I do by myself?

What can I do by myself?

Sugar ants

Keep all your sweet foodstuff e.g. in the glass jar under the tight lid.

Carpenter ants

Do regular inspections especially regarding the wooden structures of your town house and/or summer cottage. Start the required repair work as soon as possible after you have noticed the changes.

Required actions before pest control

How to prepare?

If needed (additional information will be provided beforehand)

Remove all things away from where the pest control is about to take place e.g. indoor wall or outdoors. However, large and heavy furniture like bookshelves and barbeque grills do not have to be moved. If you have an aquarium, you should also cover it well and take its filter system off.

NOTE! Let us in when we arrive to your door. If you are not at home, please make sure that you have taken your kids and pets out from your apartment and the master key of your housing company have access to your apartment (security lock is left open).

Thank you for your co-operation!