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We were noticing a few ants finding their way into the kitchen, so we called the exterminator to take a look. When I explained that we occasionally saw as many as a dozen at a time, it seemed like he was trying not to laugh. Apparently we are not infested, nor are we in danger of having our house destroyed by carpenter ants (our house is brick to boot). He did a little spraying outside just to make the trip worthwhile, but he told us we were just seeing little probes from what he called "picnic ants," and he made it clear that if we had a real ant problem, we'd know it.

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15. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 4, 2009, 15:33 Hump
 
Just put a few of the quick killing poison traps out if you see a few ants. They'll all die, and since they're the foragers, the rest of the hive knows that your house is bad voodoo, and won't be back.

You could've saved yourself the money spent on an exterminator Blue. Creston is correct. The traps at the market contain a poison that the ants bring back to their nests and wipes them out en masse. every couple of years they make an appearance here and five bucks plus a week later no more ants.

then again, Huddy might use the traps as a chew toy so maybe you did do the right thing?
 
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