Ants (House, Garden, Carpenter)
Ants are a social insect related to wasps and bees. However, they are easy to tell apart from wasps because of their antennae and lack of wings. Alternatively, some species of carpenter ant do have wings, but shouldn't be mistaken for wasps. If you think you have these insects you can go to the University of Minnesota Extension website. They have a useful identification page for these insects. Ants form colonies that range from dozens to millions of individuals. Furthermore, they are often found in undesirable places such as bathrooms and kitchens. Some will feed on stored food and others will damage wood indoor structures or sting or bite.
A large number of ants may be in the home foraging for food, ruining food storage or becoming an annoyance. They are a gatherer society and they signal other members of the colony when they find food. However, removing food and cleaning the house can send a message to the ant colony that they would be better off finding somewhere else to live. Depending on the species, they colonize in different ways and can dig colonies in the ground or nest inside the structure of the building. Additionally, locating and disturbing the nest can be a good way to send these pests on their way to look for a new home.
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