To prevent further Ant infestations:

  1. Trim all trees and bushes so branches do not touch the house.
  2. Correct moisture problems such as leaky roofs and plumbing.
  3. Paint and/or seal exposed wood construction before it becomes wet.
  4. Replace rotted, water-damaged, and previously Ant-infested wooden parts of the structure.
  5. Eliminate wood/soil contacts.
  6. Remove dead stumps on the property and store firewood off the ground and away from the structure.

To get rid of Ant problem, inspect to find Ant nests, follow their trails is an important step in control. Ants lay down a chemical pheromone trail along their established routes to and from a food source so other Ants can easily find the food.