The most common ant infesting homes in east Tennesee is the odorous house ant. Often refered to as sugar ants or piss ants they are usually found in kitchens and bathrooms. Outside they can be found under rocks and stepping stones around the home. Sometimes they can even nest inside your walls coming out to feed on your fresh baked chocolate cake.
Treatment and prevention of Odorous House Ants and most other species includes an IPM aproach. Integrated Pest Management means using several different methods to eliminate an infestation. The answer is not always a traditional application of pesticide. Excluding pests from the home, liquid, dust, bait, and habitat modification are just some of the methods used to keep your home ant free. Call us today for your FREE inspection (865) 963-8867 (865) 455-8571