How to Get Rid of Outdoor Ants

8 minutes to read | Updated for 2018

Having a normal number of ants outside your home is not an issue, but if they start to become a problem and to infest your outdoor living spaces, it can start to get annoying. The most important thing you can do for yourself kills the colony instead of wasting time on the ants individually.

In this article, we are going to review some of the best products for killing the colony outside before you have to deal with the ants inside.

TERRO Outdoor Liquid Ant Bait (Pack of 6) - Includes the SJ pest guide eBook
Amdro Ant Block Home Perimeter Ant Bait Granules 12oz
Prescription Treatments Advance 375A Select Ant Bait (2 lb.) 720080
CSI Bifen L/P Insecticide Granules 25lb
Advion Ant Gel Insecticide With 4 Tubes
TERRO Outdoor Liquid Ant Bait (Pack of 6) - Includes the SJ pest guide eBook
Amdro Ant Block Home Perimeter Ant Bait Granules 12oz
Prescription Treatments Advance 375A Select Ant Bait (2 lb.) 720080
CSI Bifen L/P Insecticide Granules 25lb
Advion Ant Gel Insecticide With 4 Tubes
$12.99
$18.45
$54.95
$30.28
$29.45
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TERRO Outdoor Liquid Ant Bait (Pack of 6) - Includes the SJ pest guide eBook
TERRO Outdoor Liquid Ant Bait (Pack of 6) - Includes the SJ pest guide eBook
$12.99
Amdro Ant Block Home Perimeter Ant Bait Granules 12oz
Amdro Ant Block Home Perimeter Ant Bait Granules 12oz
$18.45
Prescription Treatments Advance 375A Select Ant Bait (2 lb.) 720080
Prescription Treatments Advance 375A Select Ant Bait (2 lb.) 720080
$54.95
CSI Bifen L/P Insecticide Granules 25lb
CSI Bifen L/P Insecticide Granules 25lb
$30.28
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Advion Ant Gel Insecticide With 4 Tubes
Advion Ant Gel Insecticide With 4 Tubes
$29.45

Last update on 2018-06-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

PRO

  • Allows worker ants to poison the entire colony
  • Great for large infestations
  • Kills the ants before the get into your home
  • Simple and easy to follow instructions
  • Kills all forms of ants
  • Works quickly

CON

  • Not that easy to tell how much bait is missing
  • Dries up if not used quick enough

PRO

  • Kills off entire colony
  • Stakes are easy to stick in ground and do not blow away
  • See through so you can monitor the bait level
  • SKills all forms of household ants
  • Weatherproof design

CON

  • You need to be careful not to contaminate the stakes with any other odors, or the ants
    will not get attracted to it
  • Takes time to work

PRO

  • Very effective at getting into tight places
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Kills ants immediately
  • Can destroy the colony if used directly
  • Odorless

CON

  • Does not kill the entire colony
  • Can be messy

PRO

  • Kills off the entire colony and the queen
  • Effective long-term strategy for controlling the population
  • Simple and easy to use
  • Safe around pets and children
  • Comes with a syringe applicator
  • Works quickly at killing the colony

CON

  • Air bubbles get into the syringe causing it to splatter
  • Requires a lot of gel to be effective

PRO

  • Effective at treating large-scale infestations
  • Can keeps pests away for the entire season
  • One bag can handle the whole lawn
  • Safe on flowers and plants

CON

  • Requires watering-in
  • You need to keep pets away until the treatment is watered in because it is not safe around them when left on the surface
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