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Bug Lady posted this on Oct 7, 2016

Let’s face it; ants are a part of life and this is why we need ant control products for the home. Instead of having an expensive pest service come to your home, you are very capable of treating ants yourself. There are quality professional products you can buy online and do the job yourself. This could save you literally hundreds of dollars each year that you can use to buy yourself something nice for a change!

Now the very first step in becoming your own DIY pest controller is identifying what type of ants you are having a problem with. From fire ants, pharaoh ants, sugar ants, black ants, house ants, carpenter ants, thief ants, odorous house ants, uncles and aunts, wait what? Well you get the picture, there are many species of ants in North America and in order to be effective at treating your problem, you need to know exactly which ants are setting up shop in your home. Get online, peruse some very fun pictures of the different types of ants out there, and before long you will have the invaders identified.

Surf to Your Favorite Online DIY Pest Control Supplier

Armed with this information, you can now go to your favorite online pest control supplier and purchase some quality ant control products. They will supply you with professional grade traps, baits, and insecticides that will be very effective at treating your ant issue. If you lean towards the organic versions of these products, you should be able to find granules, dusts, aerosols, and bait formulas that are organic in nature and have little to no effect on humans and pets.

Two Colonies for the Price of One?

You have now identified your pesky little ants, you have purchased the best control products, and now it is time to carefully and thoroughly read the labels on the products you have purchased. The label is the law, and each control product you buy needs to be used directly as labeled. Do not attempt to use more of the product than is recommended.

In some cases, believe it or not, it will actually compound the problem. Some ant colonies have multiple queens, and if you do not use the correct product or do not use it as directed, you could actually split up the colony into multiple ones making your little ant problem into a nightmare. Be safe and responsible; follow the directions.

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