How to prevent ants
Tips to prevent ant infestation.
Ants occupy a great variety of habitats, with about 12,000 known species worldwide . In india around 828 species & subspecies falling under 100 genera grouped into 10 subfamilies.
Ant colonies can range in size from a dozen or so to many thousands.
Ants vary in length and can be as big as 20mm such as a Bulldog Ant. Refer to our Common Ants Species.
Some ants, such as Fire Ants give painful stings when their colony is disturbed.
To learn about ant infestation signs, refer to our page on Common signs of ants.
While a wide range of do-it-yourself products are available for ants, many times effective ant control requires professional pest control. For further details of what can be done, refer to our page on how to get rid of ants.
Most ants come inside your home or business premises looking for food. They are attracted to sweet and sticky substances. It is important to clean up any food and liquid spillages immediately and to cover any food in storage areas. In addition, to prevent ants entering your home, seal access points such as cracks and crevices in door and window frames. For further details, refer to our page on how to keep ants away.