Argentine Ants

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Argentine Ant Facts

  • Argentine Ants are no longer than 1/8 of an inch.
  • Argentine Ants are dark brown to black in color.
  • Outdoors Argentine Ants typically nest in moist soil next to or under buildings and are well adapted to urban environments.

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How to Get Rid of Argentine Ants


  • Eliminate standing water. Many pests, such as ants, mosquitoes and termites, are attracted to moisture.
  • Cut back tree branches and other plants from the house. Sometimes these ants use tree branches to get into your home.
  • Make sure that there are no cracks or little openings around the bottom of your house. Sometimes pests use these to get into your home.
  • Remove firewood and building materials that are stored next to your home. Pests like to build nests in stacks of wood.

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