Monday, June 30, 2008

Major Ant Attack!


We pretty much always have ants outside. Usually the summer brings them out in larger numbers, and so we spray the perimeter of the house and yard and that keeps them at bay. So, WHAT HAPPENED?!? The pantry, the guest bath, the girls' bath and the master bath were all hit today by what looks to me to be millions of ants! The pantry ants and the ones in my bathroom are coming out of the door strike plate! The girls have ants coming from I don't know where yet and the little boogers are coming from behind the switch plate in the guest bath. And guess what? We have guests in the house this week! I am beside myself! The ants are just milling around. Not attacking anything in particular, they're just passing thru...


4 comments:

Jeanne said...

Ugh! I really feel for you all, Barb! I usually have a problem with ants and the dog/cat food, but I might have gotten lucky this year...

I would hope your guests know you well enough to know that this is unusual!

Hugs!

Tiffany Casey said...

They just came in to cool off!!!!

Brian had the bright idea that if you kill some and leave their carcases then it would deter others. NOT SO!

Hit the entry points with that indoor/outdoor spray or just Raid. At least they will stop coming in from those places while you clean them up. If you see anymore keep hitting the entry points.

Maricar said...

Ick.

stampmonkey said...

Ewww! I've been there too...on Christmas morning with an army of little ants crawling all over and inside our kids' Christmas stockings hanging on our mantle! They're never fun to deal with, but they do seem to come for a visit at the most inconvenient of times; don't they?! Another time we actually had to have the exterminator come and poke holes in our drywall to put some sort of chemical powder inside the walls. What a pain, but it worked. ;)
Hope you're able to get rid of the little buggers without too much hassle.