how do I get rid of black ants in the house,occasionally I find a black ant
around the kitchen sink,this just started this year,never had that before.I
probably killed about 10 ants in the last couple of weeks,suggestion would
They're probably grease ants or the like. Best solution is to clean up the
kitchen and figure out where they're coming in from. Once they no longer
have an interest in your house, they'll go back to the wild where they came
from. Might be attracted to the stove, drain on the sink, or spilled food
on the counter.
It can depend on the species of ant they actually are, but Terro is
general all around house ant aid...in the Dallas area I am finding
Odorous House Ants, a small dark ant, at almost every home I go to, they
are crazy this year. When "mushed" they have a definite odor to them.
These ants do not live in the dirt like other ants but are nomads
constantly on the move. They will be found in moist areas such as
mulch, cluttered gutters, under leaf matter beneath the hedges, etc.
Keeping the area clean of such moist hot spots will help future invasions.
I've found that taking a minute or two to clean up prevents ant
invasions. I usually get a scout or two, but if they find any food, I
get whole mess of them. My toddler use to leave a bunch of crumbs and
some how the ants zeroed into them, so I had to vacuum each night.
tom @ www.Consolidated-Loans.info
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