Ant types vary widely in our area from simple carpenter ants to pharoah and fire ants. This is why we have six different products for treating the various types of ants specific to your home.

While ants are less revolting than other pests, their sheer numbers and tenaciousness make them a force to be reckoned with. Some species of ants bite. There are a number of home remedies available if you are prepared to do battle with ants. Often, though, when ants are found in the home, they've arrived via a long and complex route which may be hard to trace. Eliminating ants from one area of your home may send them to another.

 

 

Types of Ants

There are a number of variety of ants: the indoor-loving pharaoh ant, the black carpenter ant, the pavement ant, and the red fire ant, among others. But they're all a nuisance and don't have a place in your home or on your property.

 
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Preventing and Controlling Ants

Ants are foragers, which means they'll travel far and wide in search of food. Many ants prefer sweet or greasy foods, making them a problem in pantries and in the dog food cupboard.  While good home hygiene, sealing open packages of pantry food and keeping many foods in the refrigerator will help, once an infestation is underway, the ants have to be eradicated, which sometimes involves bait which they carry back to the nest.

 

 
 
 

Various Treatment Options Available

There are a number of home remedies available if you are prepared to do battle with ants. Often, though, when ants are found in the home, they've arrived via a long and complex route which may be hard to trace. Eliminating ants from one area of your home may send them to another. Iron Mantis has six different products to exterminate ants.