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Flying ants, also called winged ants, can be exterminated with insecticides readily available at stores. Winged ants are the only members of a colony that can reproduce. If winged ants are seen in a house during the wint... More »

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According to the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, flying ants come from an established colony in the area where they have been observed. The fliers live there and only come out to fly when it is time to m... More »

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Flying ants, also referred to as winged carpenter ants, are attracted to sweets, grease, meat and fat. Winged ants also tend to swarm after heavy rain storms. When winged ants emerge from walls, ceilings or crawl spaces,... More »

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The best way to get rid of flying ants, or carpenter ants, in a home is to locate the nest, drill 1/8-inch holes into the wall and inject desiccant dusts such as silica gel, diatomaceous earth or boric acid directly into... More »

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Flying insects can be identified by the shape and type of their wings. It is easy, for example, for most people to identify the species that belong to the lepidoptera order. These are butterflies, skippers and moths. More »

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Flying ants in the house often signify a carpenter ant infestation, especially when they are found in colder months. Carpenter ants are commonly mistaken for termites, which also have wings, resemble an ant and can be fo... More »

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Products that kill ants include liquid ant bait, bait granules, borax and insecticides that contain ingredients such as permethrin, bifenthrin and deltamethrin. Use a mixture of vinegar and water to remove ant trails. More »

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