How to Get Rid of Ghost Ants: Control & Prevention Tips

Ghost Ants get their name because they look like tiny ghosts. These little white ants seem to appear and disappear quickly, with no notice. You can find Ghost Ants inside and outside of your home; typically, they seek out moisture, so if they are in your home they will most likely appear in your kitchen or…

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How to Get Rid of Fire Ants: Home & Garden Control

The fire ant is very aggressive and when bitten their reactions range from irritation to nausea and worse. They will attack both animals and humans if they feel threatened and often attack as a colony so it’s not always just one ant you’ll be fighting off. Besides causing a threat to humans and animals they…

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Ant Repellents (20 Things that Repel, Deter & Prevent Ants WELL)

Ants can become very annoying when seen in your home, though they are not typically found running amok in a home. Instead, you will usually notice the trail they create as they head towards their mission of picking up something to eat that could be an apple core or an opened can of soda. Something…

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Leaf Cutter Ants – Facts About Them and Control Tips

There are surprisingly over a 1,000 known species of ants currently residing within the United States. The term “leaf cutter ants” accounts for about 39 of these ant species, of whom have become troublesome pests in landscapes of homeowners and commercial businesses alike. So let’s first take a closer look at these well-equipped tiny soldiers…

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Carpenter ants (Complete prevention & removal guide)

Carpenter ants look like most ants; some have wings similar to termite wings and they can typically be found chewing through wood. They don’t actually eat wood though—they nest in it. If your home has become a nesting spot for these aggressive creatures, then you have your work cut out for you. Getting get rid of carpenter ants…

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Sugar Ants (Tips to Get RID of Them & Prevent Their Return)

Getting rid of ants often depend on what specific ant species eats. Sugar ants, or banded sugar ants, are attracted to sweets. Their true Latin name is Camponotus consobrinus. These small ants range in size from 2 to 15 mm. The male sugar ants are winged, and those with royal blood are completely black. Female…

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White Ants Guide (Learn the Differences Between White ANTS & Termites)

Subterranean termites are known throughout the world with an array of monikers, such as termites, woodworms, wood ants, and white ants. While the United States typically terms these ubiquitous insects as termites, many other countries in the world refer to them as white ants. Despite their name, white ants are not eponymous insects. In fact,…

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Best Home Remedies for Ants

Ants are interesting creatures to watch, as long as they stay in those little plastic ant farms. The problem is that they get inside your house and create quite a mess in their hunt for food. In the summer, the slightest bit of food left on a tabletop or counter can attract them in droves.…

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Odorous House Ants : Identification, Control, Bite Info

The odorous house ant ranges across the entire United States from Canada to Mexico and feeds on things found in your home, preferring things high in sugar. When living outside they look for honeydew excreted by aphids or on the nectar of flowers and buds. The body of the odorous house ant is from brown…

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Have Black Ants in Your House? Don’t Worry, Do THIS…

Black house ants are tiny black ants that are among the most common types of insects you can find in homes. Many types of ants can invade homes: carpenter, pharaoh, odorous, sugar, black, leaf cutter ants, and Argentine ants. Like all ants, black ant colonies have some serious collective intelligence. Because of this, black ants…

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How to Get Rid of Ants (Top Ant Removal & Prevention Strategies)

Ants can become a problem for any household. Initially finding ants in your home is frustrating but getting rid of them can become even more frustrating. Generally, if ants are coming inside from the outdoors, they will be a seasonal problem if you live in the northern climes. If you live down in the more…

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Argentine Ant Infestation Control & Prevention Tips

Not all ant species are the same. The small, black ants that march along your kitchen counter in early spring may be easily remedied with a few traps and natural pesticides. But look closely at the ant problem in your home or garden. You could be dealing with one of the most stubborn and annoying…

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Easy Ant Traps & Baits (BEST DIY & Store Bought Traps & Baits)

A group of worker ants moving toward an ant trap

Ant control can be difficult but, for most ant infestations, you can use relatively simple tools like ant traps or baits. If you have been invaded by ants and have no idea of what to do, don’t worry because you can usually get rid of ant problems by yourself. Sometimes it seems like no amount…

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Pavement Ants Control Guide (Identification, DIY Removal & Tips)

Pavement ants are native to Europe and were mostly brought over to the colonies in the 1700s when colonists were carrying soil on the ships for ballast. Once the ships reached the colonies the soil was offloaded, along with the ants living in it. Today these ants are spread over the East Coast and can…

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Control Pharaoh Ants: Identification, Removal & Prevention Tips

Pharaoh ants, also sometimes called sugar ants, are a major issue across the United States. Many people think that these just infest tropical climates, but essentially any place that has heat, is where they can be found. Sugar ants, aren’t really a specific type of ant, but rather a kind of ant – one that…

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