When attempting to control ants with chemicals, the most basic options are direct application to the mounds or a broadcast application. It must be noted, that to reduce your ant populations, you must kill the queen. So either application of chemical control must meet that objective to be considered a success. In this article we review direct and broad cast applications for ant control.
SPRING Ants search for protein to nourish the brood. Capitalize on this ant craving by selecting Maxforce Granular Insect Bait and/or Maxforce Bait Stations. SUMMER Ants forage for sweet honeydew, which is typically found on plants and ornamentals. Choose a bait that is high in carbohydrates, such as Maxforce FC Ant Killer Bait Gel. FALL […]
It is important to review all of your options when eliminating ants in your home and yard. Ants, love them or hate them, they are here to stay. There are more nuisance ants then there are days in a week. Busy little workers, they are always moving here or there, carrying some large prize with […]
Introducing a new prescription treatment brand Phantom, pressurized insecticide. It delivers the active ingredient more effectively than ordinary sprayers, drying in “crystals” with no visible residue. So, Now you can control general pests in commercial areas, including food handling areas, easier and faster than ever. Ready to use formulation reduces overuse and […]
Question: Hello: I need a spray or dust for indoors to control carpenter ants. We have pets and edible food plants inside so we are looking for natural materials. Will the ecoexempt dust or spray get rid of carpenter ants without harming our indoor fruit trees, herb plants, or pets? Thank you for your advice. […]
As the number one nuisance pest, ants represent an important pest in the pest control industry. With more than 40 species infesting structures across the country, each with their own behavioral characteristics preferred nesting sites and food preferences, ants can also be a significant challenge to control.