Odorous House Ant Control

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The odorous house ant is monomorphic, varies from brown to black, and possesses anal glands that produce a rotten, coconut-like odor when disturbed. Workers range from 2.5 to 3.5 mm long. Colonies nest in a wide variety of habitats such as woodland, beaches along rivers and lakes, under bark of stumps and logs, and in houses. When alarmed, workers dash about with abdomens raised. They will tend aphids and will also feed on a wide
variety of household foods, such as raw or cooked meats, dairy products, and vegetables; however, they prefer sweets. These ants are found throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Primary Concerns with Odorous House Ants

Odorous House AntThese ants are primarily an annoyance factor because of their odor and preference for sweets. They are usually found in abundance in houses. The main thing to remember is not to spray these ants. With colonies that could contain as many as 200 queens, they can easily divide their nest making them more difficult to eliminate.

The Redi Solution

The only reliable solution to an odorous house ant problem is to launch an all-out attack. Your call to Redi National means you’ve brought in the best-trained, best-equipped pest elimination team.

Redi National believes that just eliminating the colony in your home is only half the job. Satellite colonies still exist, with pheromone trails leading right back into your house. Redi National programs are designed to prevent these re-infestations. Plus, we recommend any changes you can make to discourage the ants from coming back.

We’re ready to take on and eliminate your odorous house ant problem. To ensure your safety and guarantee protection, we use only EPA approved materials, which have an effective thirty-day life span.

Were Redi for the Long Haul. Since an odorous house ant’s pheromones can withstand severe weather and even treatment, our procedures are designed to ensure against re-infestation. Our 100% pest-free guarantee means your problem is solved.

Our Seasonal Pest Treatment Schedule


Every spring a variety of pest types start breeding. Our exterminators will make sure you don’t have an infestation in the works. 

Top Pest Threats:

Ants, spiders and cockroaches


The heat means pest activity is high. Our exterminators will protect your home to make sure the pest stay out. 

Top Pest Threats:

Ants, stinging pests and house crickets


With the drop in temperature pest seek warmth. Our pest technicians will make sure your home is protected from pest infestations.

Top Pest Threats:

Spiders, mice and rats


Pest need warmth and moisture to survive the cold winter months. We will make sure your home stays protected during the winter. 

Top Pest Threats:

Mice, spiders and Earwigs

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