Have you ever thought why ants always like to march to your home? Well, the answer is simple, ants are looking for food, to supply it to their colony and prepare supper for the entire colony. They prefer any food items which come handy even dead corpses and ice cream which fell from your hand. They are natural cleaner, moreover, ants are very hard working species of insects who live with their colony and depends on each other. Nature has gifted them with unique chemical exchanging communication technique, the antenna on their head receives the chemical signal and transmit.
Ants are the most populated species on the earth, however, there is no census record but at an individual level their maybe more ants than human on the earth. Because, whenever you see ants, you won’t see a single one but there are hundreds or maybe thousands. From this, the idea of ant population comes handy.
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In this blog, you’ll read some tips and tricks to stop Ant Infestation inside your home. Ant usually doesn’t bother, when they bother us, the reason for our food, as long as there is food there will be ants. And if you ignore the ant infestation, they would make your home their home and maybe make their nest around your house for convenience
Stop Keeping The Food In Open.
Food kept in open is an invitation to ants, for ant control, you shouldn’t keep the food in open. Ants come when they smell the food, even if you’ve left it for a minute, the nearest ant will reach there and call their friends. Ants usually fall for sweet food items, so do not leave the food in open if it’s sweet. However, there are numerous ant species who prefer food of their choice, for example, carpenter ants eat woods, sugary food, the flesh of dead corpses and insects. The Pavement ants and can eat almost all the eatable thing, even a chewing gum from the roadside, moreover, some ants such as sugar ants & thief ants are attracted to a particular kind of food. Sugar ants prefer any sugary food and thief ants who’re also known as grease ants prefer meat, fat and oil.
Sometimes while cooking the food leftovers attract these ants, thus after having your meal, clean the area using disinfectant. It’ll keep the ants away, and your home free from ant infestation.
Store Your Food In A Closed Container.
You might have seen ants hanging in the jar of sugar or flour, ants are very tiny, therefore can easily go inside the jar. If you use an airtight jar to store food items such as sugar, flour. Also, always keep food item closed, ants can dive into your food.
Seal All The Gaps & Close All The Open Spaces.
Ants make their way inside your home from open spaces and small gaps through the door or windows and even from cracked walls. Therefore, find out all such gaps and opening and close them, if there are small cracks and gaps use a strong adhesive sealant to close it.
The above methods are precautionary, by following it you can prevent ants from coming and keep them away from your premises.
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