35+ Ants In My House. Like odorous house ants, they give off a rancid smell when crushed. Ants and other creepy crawlers are a staple of summer, and you'll inevitably see them marching up and down the hot pavement.
The big ants are called carpenter ants (camponotus spp.) and unlike their smaller cousins. Ants lay down a chemical pheromone trail along their established routes to and from a food source so other ants can outside the house, inspect around foundation walls, areas of vegetation, and mulch. This appears to be the ideal entry point for ants into my home!
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Having ants in your house can be a pesky, frustrating problem. You've probably seen ants marching over your kitchen bench this summer. Make the following list part of your routine so you won't need to know how to get rid of ants in the kitchen. I squashed an ant on my kitchen countertop this morning only to spot more circling the sink.