While any type of ant can become a problem in your yard, there are a few to keep a close eye out for:
Pest control professionals use various treatment methods to either help keep ants out of homes or repel them. Below are two.
Keep in mind that any product you use must be mixed and applied correctly. If they aren’t, then it’s likely they won’t be effective and may cause other issues. Some ant species may respond to certain types of treatment, while others may not. And using a treatment incorrectly may cause certain types of ants to divide and spread, causing a more complex infestation. That’s why DIY ant control isn’t recommended. Contact a professional instead.
Remember that pest control professionals are trained to identify ants and know which species will respond to which treatments. Even when dealing with populations outside your home, it is helpful to get professional help. The professionals at The Bug Doctor can treat the inside of your home and the perimeter – up to three feet away from the structure – to create a barrier to help keep ants outside and control any ants that made it inside. Get your free estimate today.