Ants are a social insect that lives in colonies. Treatment plans should include killing the entire colony. Just spraying an ant with a typical ant spray, particularly a repellent spray will only kill a few at best.
Ants may enter your house foraging for food or seek shelter. Understanding the behavior of ants will help you with the recommended pest control procedures outlined here. They enter through the smallest openings, foraging for water or food. They are in search of either sweet based food or protein/grease based foods. Once they find a food source, ants will leave a pheromone trail for other ants to follow.
Although there are many do-it-yourself ant control remedies, the results are often less than satisfactory which can often lead to serious infestations if professional ant treatment is not sought for your house. Ants are a nuisance to all households, the sight of them means more are luring nearby. They can be avoided by good housekeeping and maintaining of cleanliness. Proper disposal of food waste and sanitation to reduce further infestation.
1. Inspection and residual spray treatment to pest activities and harborages
2. Inspection and lay necessary bait and traps to strategic locations.
3. Gel treatment.