It can be a nightmare to try to eliminate Flying Ants from your house. A huge cluster can invade your home and drop on your food, furniture, and clothes. When outdoors, they can stick to your hair or exposed skin, ruining your day out in the sun. Fortunately, besides disturbing your peace of mind, they do not pose as a health threat or carry a major disease. However, they can still be such a nuisance whether you encounter them inside or out of your house.
The summer season signals the start of the mating season of these ants. The hot and humid weather creates a good mating atmosphere for these Flying Ants. Both male and female ants travel in groups or a swarm and forage for food. This may last for about 2 to 3 days, on an average. To avoid a cluster hovering over your kitchen, dining, or living room, make sure that these areas are free from exposed food and leftovers. Keep all your food, especially the sweets and candies, stored or disposed properly. Make sure that the kitchen and dining areas are cleaned thoroughly after every meal. Take note of any areas in your house that may be usually infested by common ants. They are most likely where Flying Ants are expected to head over to.
You might encounter these swarms a few times within a year. If you find that your neighborhood is regularly infested with the ants, it might be a good idea to put a screen on your windows and entry doors. This is an easy way to prevent them from getting inside the house. In case they do get into your home, you can use an insect spray to eliminate them right away. You can also use a mixture of soap dissolved in water or water and vinegar. Spray directly to eliminate or kill the Flying Ants.
If you know how to get rid of them, you should not worry about these ants invading your home. Those who are well informed can get ready and prepare for their homes. You can consult with someone from pest control to get more information about elimination and prevention. You might get tips on which products to use that will thoroughly destroy the swarm. More importantly, you can get advice on how to prevent them from infesting your house and your immediate surroundings. Remember that prevention is always the best to avoid dealing with the swarm of these bothersome Flying Ants.