Total elimination of a fire ant colony with fire ant killers from your property can be a challenge. In many cases you can control the ant mound but you will eventually see returning ant colonies on your property and this applies to really all ants.
Using the correct ant control granules can help you control ants on your entire piece of property. The active ingredient of ant granules typically are activated after water is poured on it and the granules should be spread on top of and around the mound and this process should be done to your entire property.
Fire Ant Control
How to Control Fire Ants Like a Professional Contrary to what some people might believe, you cannot just pour boiling water on your fire ant mound and think you will be fire ant free. When this is done, or even disturbing the mound, will simply make the colony relocate to a new part of the yard.