How To Kill Bull Ants
Aussie bull ants are the super heavy weights of the ant kingdom. Aggressive and highly territorial, bull ants have a powerful sting in the back as well as a fierce bite in the front. Also, they often use both at the same time when they attack, so you may want to know how to kill bull ants.
They also swarm and mass sting when their nests are disturbed, so anyone stumbling across a bull ant nest (whether you, your children or your pets) is going to come off second best. Which makes ant control especially difficult when it comes to bull ants.
They tend to nest outdoors in large, flat nests with visible entrance holes. In urban areas they can nest beneath lawns, debris, in decaying tree stumps and rotten logs, under rocks, sand, and soil.
Bull ants do sometimes come indoors though, and they are extremely persistent when they need to be. In fact, they have been known to eat through silicon seals and wood filler to get inside houses!
How to kill bull ants? Tough ants need tougher treatment
Dealing with bull ants can be a nasty job and it’s not for the faint of heart. And to get rid of ants like bull ants is not the kind of job you knock out on a Saturday afternoon between footie games.
Eradicating an entire nest is a matter of good timing, effective products, and a well-thought-out clean-up strategy.
Bull ants are one of the most primitive and robust species of ant, so conventional pesticides don’t work to eradicate them. The same goes for using common “ant cures” like boiling water, petrol, kerosene and diesel to kill ants. And while you may kill some of the nest, these substances are hazardous to you, your property, your children and pets.
What’s more, to kill bull ants and eradicate the little nasties from your property for good, conventional bull ant control methods and substances are simply not effective. Some species of bull ants have a unique foraging cycle, which means that only 60-65% of the colony is actually inside the nest at any given time. So even if you manage to destroy the nest completely, you will still have the rest of the colony to contend with.
At M&M we have been eradicating bull ants for over three decades. Bull ants generally need a more aggressive treatment to make sure the entire nest is eradicated.
We have developed specialised ant control treatment programs using specially formulated, species-specific products that get rid of ants quickly and cleanly. And these bull ant pest control products are environmentally friendly, as well as safe for children and pets.
Our ant pest control programs are also custom-designed around your schedule and the extent of your particular bull ant infestation. And once we have eradicated the problem, we’ll even advise you on steps to take to prevent any future infestations.
Don’t let bull ants cause you one more moment of bother. Call us to day on 13 10 34 for a free quote.
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Contact us now for a quick, effective and environmentally–friendly solution to your Ant problems.