It’s that time of the year: pumpkin patches, wool sweaters and….fall ant invasions! Cooler weather means it’s time for the ants creeping around outside your house to come knocking – and this is no occasion for trick or treating! So before they come marching to your door, stop them dead in their tracks with these simple tips for effective fall ant control.
Keep Them Out in the Cold
As the temperatures dip, the best line of defense to keep ants from migrating into your home is to set up point-of-entry barriers. Treating the perimeter of your house offers the best autumn ant control, as well as pest control for other fall invaders. TERRO® provides two excellent tools to help kick the ants to the curb for good.
Since most ant infestations are linked to a colony that is located underground and outside the house, barricade your home from invasions by applying TERRO® Outdoor Ant Killer granules around the entire perimeter of your house. The ant killer is packaged in a convenient, easy-to-apply shaker bag that allows the granules to be easily distributed in three-to-five-foot bands around a typical house. No chemical spreader is needed to apply.
Take the Chill Off
TERRO® Outdoor Ant Killer Spray is another great weapon to ward off the chill of an unwelcome fall ant invasion. A powerful propellant spray head allows you to deliver a precision barrier spray in hard-to-reach places up to 20 feet away. Ideal for use around windows, doors and foundations, the ant killer spray provides instant knockdown and long-term control up to 12 weeks. The product also kills crickets, cockroaches, scorpions, spiders and other creepy crawlers – which is sure to further lessen the scare of unwanted fall invaders!
This Halloween season, the joke’s on these fall invaders. Take care of your creepy crawlers now and you can be sure they won’t be rising from the dead anytime soon!