Common species of ants that are found in your residents

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Insects inside the house is a common problem, but having ants inside the house is most embarrassing and annoying problem. Ants are world’s most common house invaders.

There are many dangerous different species of ants that are found around us. They build their colonies in gardens, lawns and houses. They mostly build their nests in outside places, under the rocks, root of trees, but they may get inside your house looking for foods and waters. If they found a place where they can get easily foods, they just build their nests near it.

Ants inside your home can be dangerous to you and your family members. Ants can damage your house properties and structures. So you must try to get rid of ants.

In United States several kind of ants can be found, but you have to identify them before killing them. You fall into an ant infestation, and ants bites may get you suffer some serious problem. But it depends in states you living in United States. Below I’ve mention some common ants that are found inside the house.

Types of ants

Carpenter Ants

Carpenter-antsCarpenter ants are the most common species of ants that are found all over the United States and it can damage to the carpentry in your house. In the United States the most common household insect’s problem is carpenter ants in house. Carpenter ants are lives in woods where they build their nests and damage the wood and causes it to rot. They chew out the moist woods to build their colony. Carpenter ants resides in both indoors and outdoors. In rainy season they mostly found inside the house, moving their colony to some dry place where they can easily get foods and water. The main foods of carpenter ants is “honeydew” but they eats small insects also.

Fire Ants

Fire antsFire ants are one of the worst kinds of ants that can be found in both inside and outside the house. Usually the fire ants founds outdoors, they build ant hills but they can reside inside your home and came up to the floors. The Fire ants founds all around in the United States, mostly in the southern areas. They are very dangerous ants, their bites can be very painful and feels like burn. The fire ants bites only to get a grip then they sting and inject a toxic called alkaloid venom. Their bites can cause peoples to an allergic reaction. So, you must get rid of fire ants.

Sugar Ants

Sugar ants in houseSugar ants are obnoxious ants and most common household invaders that are residing in your house. These sugar ants can smell sugars and foods proteins. Sugar ants are mostly found inside your kitchen searching for foods and water. In the rainy season they invade your house for new nest. Furthermore these sugars ants harmful because they can carry dangerous bacteria. It could infected your foods. Honeydew is the main food of sugar ants. This is the most common species of ants that mainly found in your kitchen.

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