Best Ways to Get Rid of Sugar Ants

“Sugar ants love the heat. They’re most active in those long summer months and tend to favor the dark spaces between rocks, in soil or in logs and spare planks of wood. A sugar ant nest can be told apart from some of the other types by large dirt mounds around the many entrances used by the colony.”

Sugar Ants
Getting rid of sugar ants is never a simple proposition, despite their simple nature. Sugar Ants are probably the most simple-minded ant species. What do they eat? They eat sugar, sweets, and other scraps of food. This is why we call them sugar ants. Of course, the term sugar ant is actually a misnomer. The real Sugar Ant is a native of the Australian continent, and exclusive to that part of the world; you won’t find them here. The ants you’re probably having trouble with are Pavement Ants and Pharaoh Ants, and for the purposes of maintaining simplicity in this article, we will refer to both Pharaoh and Pavement ants as Sugar Ants. After all, both ants are controlled and killed the same way: with extreme prejudice usually taking advantage of their appetites.

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