- Can range in size from 1/12 to 1 inch (2 to 25 mm).
- Typically live in large groups or colonies that can consist of millions of ants.
How to Get Rid of Ants
If you have an ant emergency
- Determine what the ants are attracted to and remove the food source.
- Vacuum trails, wipe them with soapy water, or spray with window cleaner.
- Locate entry points then caulk openings or plug with petroleum jelly.
- Put out bait stations or apply gel bait at entry points.
- Baits take time to work, so continue to clean up trails.