Fire ants are one of the most infamous ant species, best known for their bright red color and their bites. They also are known for building ant mounds, oftentimes right on our properties. Not only are mounds an unpleasant sight to see, but they also host a swarm of stinging insects. This can be very dangerous for your family and especially your pets and kids, who would much rather not endure the sting of a fire ant. In addition to causing problems at home, an ant infestation on the sidewalk of your business may deter potential customers.
In general, it’s best to let a professional ant exterminator help you get rid of fire ants. However, there are several ways you can attempt fire ant control on your own. Read on to learn top tips!
When you have just a couple of fire ant mounds, you may be able to get rid of them naturally. This DIY fire ant pest control includes the following steps:
If digging the ant mounds out does not sound like a viable option, you may choose to use baking soda and vinegar as another
If you’re outmatched by the number of mounds on your property, or if you want to avoid damage to your lawn, it may be time to consider help from the experts. The ant exterminators at Bugs Out Pest Control know how to get rid of fire ants quickly and safely. We offer fire ant pest control options that fit your needs and eliminate your fire ant problems for good!
Argentine ants are a light to dark brown and range from ⅛–1/12 of an inch. These ants have a single node between their abdomen and thorax and only a slight elbow in their antennae. Some facts about Argentine ants include:
If you live in our Georgia service area, schedule a free inspection to determine what ants you have, and let the Bugs Out Pest Control ant experts design a pest plan to deal specifically with your problem. We know how frustrating these pests can be.
You can be sure that we will work quickly and safely to solve your ant issue, guaranteed.
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