Continue this thread level 1. Yes they swarmed two of the baits. I do need to do the Ortho spray recommended above and get the outside of my foundation, but since it's not very possible to get the crawlspace fully done from inside, I'm sure I'll end up with ants at some point this spring. I've killed all of them so far (around 20 ants) but I'm not sure how long this will last. The Terro traps have been great, though, so far I haven't had to repeat a trap in the same spot (only been about 18 months, though.) I thought that it took 48 hours for the ants to die from the bait. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. The u/AntiTerror705 community on Reddit. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. I’m not the cleanest person (30yr male living alone) and I never see any bugs ever. I have no idea where the ants are going or coming from. Having undergone thorough testing, we hope that you’re going to find one of them impressive. 4.4 out of 5 stars 1,848. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Results for "terro ant traps" New. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. I'd probably see a new one every week or so. Yeah I just put one out last week and I think it only took 3 or 4 days. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This combination works to attract sweet-eating ants on the hunt for a food or water source. I only use the Terro Liquid Ant Bait Traps. I've only see one or two centipedes so those are a lot rarer. I then bought some Combat (a bit different formula) and it killed the rest of the ants. That’s why we examined brands to come up with this list of the ant traps. They are very effective and minimally toxic. It works by allowing the forager ants to consume the product and survive long enough to carry the liquid back to the nest and deliver a dose to the rest of the colony. My house is on a cement slab so I get ants every year. Put more terro down and all gone. LOL, I live in a town that is basically just one giant ant hill of multiple colonies. Anyway, went all out for the Terro - traps, liquid bait, granules - but after about a month I gave up and called a professional service. FREE Shipping on your first order shipped by Amazon. TERRO ® Liquid Ant Killer uses borax to kill the ants you see, as well as the ants you don’t see. Set multiple bait stations and monitor to see if the ants are using them. Over time, the bait kills the original ant and any ants that also consume it. What I usually do if possible put them out before I go on vacation or you could even plan a short weekend trip, so when you get back, they are usually fewer or pretty much gone. TERRO® Perimeter Ant Bait Plus. Have they swarmed the baits? I get the orange boxes of Terro traps, set them down near one of the ant entry points, wait a couple of days and no more ants. I have all packaged foods and the ants aren't going to any food or water source. To open the bait, hold the station vertically and twist the tab. Terro traps are the best. They got absolutely swarmed and for a couple days, the ants became less common in other parts of the house. The key with terro is to go all out. Get it as soon as Tue, Oct 13. Related. I use this once a year in the spring and it keeps all pests except for flys away for the year. Then they all die. Should I keep waiting or should I switch to more extreme measures? A few more stragglers. The first time I used it, they mostly ignored it. That is until tonight. You are basically providing a food source that they bring back home and share with their friends. I find it can take up to a week or more for the traffic to disappear and I leave them in the same spot for at least a month to make sure there’s no recurrence. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Go with the terro liquid. Just make sure they are somewhere that kids/pets cannot get to them. Are you talking about the liquid baits? They were feasting for a week. I suspect it was a large colony. Get rid of your ants. It works by allowing the forager ants to consume the product and survive long enough to carry the sweet liquid back to the nest and deliver a dose to the rest of the colony. I live in a 1 bedroom apartment on the first floor and I'm seeing a bunch of stray ants. These are the typical east coast Virginia ant. I put a couple gallons in a hand pump pressure sprayer and go to town. Search for: Latest; Carpenter Ants Redflagdeals. I replaced it with a new one. Make sure to replace them every few days if ants are still coming. If you haven't seen the first Terro video then click the link below. 99. There's no noticeable ant trail, just a couple ants walking along the corners of my living room. Post navigation. Soon as the snow melts enough to expose the foundation, I spray around my foundation, and especially around where any water, electrical, or HVAC utilities exit the structure. If your TERRO ® Liquid Ant Killer becomes difficult to pour, or if your Liquid Ant Baits appear to have hardened, it is best to replace the product with fresh bait. Works amazing. For your convenience, Terro Liquid Ant Baits are easy to use and feature a new and improved snap-off tab design no scissors needed. Product Image. Pour that stuff along the path they come in. The active ingredient ultimately kills the primary worker ant after it eats it, but it works slowly enough that it gives time for the first ant to go back to the colony and share the bait. Occasionally I would actually end up with a queen in the trap which left me dumbfounded. Should I still use the Terro Ant Baits? When you have a bug problem, you want to ensure your efforts are as simple and effective as possible. So like this year I sprayed a week ago, and I'll spray again in like June probably. $23.35 $ 23. There's no noticeable ant trail, just a couple ants walking along the corners of my living room. It works amazing. I bought my at Home Depot. To open the bait, hold the station vertically and twist the new and improved tab. Terro Ant baits are just overpriced borax and sugar solution...extremely overpriced. This particular house was overrun with ants though, and I'm certain the hill it was on was a giant ant farm. I declared victory, especially because for the next 2-3 weeks or so, I did not see a single ant. If they swarmed it, it’s working. i'm guessing this is the sugar water that has turned due to temperature changes? Does Liquid Bait Work On Carpenter Ants? The placement of your bait should be carefully deliberated too. Yes, they are great. VIEW ALL POSTS BY Azka. Set as many bait stations as possible, and when they taper off come back with home defense spray inside and some heavy duty pesticide outside. Last spring I probably had 3 or 4 occasions with dozens of ants getting in, and my house is relatively clean, plus I don't have any kids. As the bait circulates through the colony, it kills the ants you see and the ones you don’t. We’ve been having ant problems lately and bought some of the Terro ant traps. Stainless Steel Carpenter Square. Terro Ant Bait Opinioni. In past years (and in a very different locatuon) I've had to put down numerous traps because the colony (I suspect it might have been multiple colonies) just kept coming. Since ants are more interested in liquid type of food, you will have better chance to lure them with liquid repellent than he solid one. I came back and they were all gone. TERRO ® Liquid Ant Killer. on orders $35+ Gift eligible. Apparently they are an invasive species where the colony will splinter rather than collapse in certain situations. One of them has some stragglers but not that much. I’ve had it take 3 days to a couple weeks. Be patient, let them eat it. My main issue with that is that it seems like Terro traps seem to cause an increase of ants after you set them down. I live in a 1 bedroom apartment on the first floor and I'm seeing a bunch of stray ants. Put terro baits out and put some outside near where you think they may be coming in. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. JD means " Just do the repair " A channel of what I'm fixing ! I have used it for a long time, no ants where there were many. TERRO ® Liquid Ant Killer ant baits are the best home pest control option when looking for a solution to an ant invasion. It’s going to depend how big an ant colony it is. Mix a couple of teaspoons of sugar with a teaspoon of borax... Sprinkle little piles of the mix near high ant traffic areas and it's like mass murder. Worker ants take care of the developing eggs, while other workers forage for food and bring it back to the queens and nursery workers. Maybe it does work and I'm just seeing stragglers, meaning it'd be a lot worse if I didn't spray. I’m also on the second floor of a two story apartment. Just sprayed, they left on their own, no wiping. 25. I use the ortho one every spring. All you have to do is spray the perimeter of your kitchen or room that has ants and they won’t come in. does anyone know if this is still going to work or do i … $22.25 $ 22. As the bait circulates through the colony, it kills the ants you see and the ones you don’t. Kill ants and other pests — seen and unseen — with this strong ant killer for your lawn: TERRO® Perimeter Ant Bait Plus. Anyways.. 3 weeks later, no more ants. I also never get an infestation coming back in a place I’ve baited previously. Ant colonies consist of one or more queen ants, who lay hundreds or even thousands of eggs, but never leave the nest. I follow the parade of ants back to the nest and put another trap right outside it. Like...panda bears? I had a nasty run of Argentinian ants last summer. Not only do they work amazingly well but they are also all natural so there is no danger to pets. You can do the same/similar thing with some borax, sugar, and water. I’ve been here about 16 months, and definitely seeing a reduction. The ants trickled down. I guess the entire colony followed because I have two baits that are filled with dead ants. I sprayed along the entire perimeter of the house along the foundation and around the bottoms of doors, but I still ended up getting ants, spiders and centipedes. I just used one in my kitchen and it took about a week before the trail ended. Average Rating: (4.5) out of 5 stars 41 ratings, based on 41 reviews. Every time a new trail pops up, I drop a Terro trap or two, wait a few days, and never see them again. I think it’s dependent on the size of the nest, which you can’t really know ahead of time. I must have killed hundreds, maybe thousands of ants with just that one application. TERRO ® liquid ant bait begins with a consistency close to that of pancake syrup and should be easy to pour. You can bait them out there as well. A few stragglers. Terro is best set out after attacking the colony, because they'll want the sugar to rebuild. Terro makes special bait stations for outside. I would up spraying them with vinegar & water (50/50). I set up two Terro bait stations there on Saturday and now it's Tuesday and there's still an ant trail. Our liquid ant bait is made up of three main ingredients, Borax, sugar and water. But what happened is that all the ants filled the baits and died inside. Over time, you may notice that the bait has thickened, which results from the sugar crystalizing. The package says they're supposed to carry the bait back to the colony. While sugar-seeking ants love the baits, will the carpenter ants? Demonstration of usage and ant action. My town is basically built on an anthill, everyone has an ant problem. This question most commonly comes up in regards to our TERRO Liquid Ant Baits. Mine took 3 weeks and they're finally gone. I had some ants in my bathroom and put a Terro Ant Bait. Wipe down the surfaces they were walking on with a citrus based cleaner to remove the pheromone scent to stop ants from coming in. The key is to hit it hard from all angles, or they'll just come back. Fuck chemical death for ants. It smells good too. We use them every summer in our bathroom! As long as the bait is in liquid form, it should be effective. TERRO ® LIQUID ANT BAITS. However, in another room the ants ignored it for weeks. This works extremely well and all natural . Every time a new trail pops up, I drop a Terro trap or two, wait a few days, and never see them again. Product Image. More Buying Choices $19.25 (11 new offers) Ant Killer: Terro Liquid Baits (3 Pack, 18 Bait Stations Total) 4.7 out of 5 stars 456. I remember when I lived in Austin (worst fire ants I've ever seen) Amdro was the gold standard. If you are new here, please review posting/commenting guidelines. LOL, I live in a town that is basically just one giant ant hill of multiple colonies. Product Title TERRO Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits - 6 Traps. Is it worth it when at most you only have around 10 ants in your apartment at a time? Do Bait Traps Work For Carpenter Ants. I had ants when I first moved in. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the HomeImprovement community. Idk I guess I was expecting it to work almost flawlessly but with how often I encountered something it felt like I did something wrong. As previous posters said, you will see a lot of ants as they move from the nest to the bait. You have to follow Terro Ant Bait instructions if you want to terminate ant invasion to your house effectively while at the same time minimizing contamination to your beloved pet. It used to be a clear liquid but is now a light/medium brown color. I want to get rid of them and I saw that Terro Ant Baits were recommended but also saw that it causes a bunch more ants to come in at first and then the problem gets better. Two thumbs up. 99 List Price $9.99 $ 9. TERRO ® Liquid Ant Killer – Apply this to pieces of the cardboard provided and place in areas where ants have been observed. The ants will eat the bait, then return to the nest and share with the other ants in the colony, killing the ants you see and the ants you don't. Terro T901SR, Listed Insects 3 lb Ant Killer Plus – Also Kills Cockroaches, Fleas-2 Pack, Brown. The more bait placements, the better. 2-day delivery. Ant bait smells like food, but contains poison. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. I see a lot of ant debris though in my shower and around the trail. Getting the right one in a market with various options is a time-consuming task. I have the same Ortho sprayer, and I gotta say I didn't really notice a difference. Current Price $8.99 $ 8. I use this stuff too. I have an ant trail in my bathroom right now that makes it really uncomfortable to walk in there. Terro ant bait color i have some "Terro" ant bait left over from a previous application. To kill common household ants, place TERRO Liquid Ant Baits in areas where they attract foraging ants that take the bait back to the nest. Facebook Twitter Reddit Pinterest Email. Sponsored Product. TERRO ant killer TERRO Liquid Ant Killer uses borax to kill the ants you see, as well as the ants you don’t see. 6 years ago. They started arriving en masse so I put a second one. I second this. After my wave of attacks on the nest, I set out the Terro, and later found it totally covered in ant bodies. I spray around all doors, windows and foundation on the outside and all around the sill plate on top of my basement walls inside. I also had a few different species of spiders getting in, mostly around late summer\early fall. If yes, it's gonna take time. Another thing is check the side of the house outside from where they are inside. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. Liquid ant baiting not only kills the ants you see, but the thousands you don't see. 4 years later I had one small ant flare up. Anyways, I bought some Terro liquid ant bait traps, set them throughout both places and then went to my brothers house for about a week. I was amazed at how well the Terro Traps worked when I had a brief ant problem. Yeah the Terro traps are amazing. That stuff was incredibly effective. They probably have a trail running down the foundation into the yard. The new and improved snap-off tab makes the stations easy to use. Terro ant bait relies on colony behavior for its effectiveness. Even then, there are limits. Worth it. Sugar ants will absolutely devour them as soon as you set them down, then ants will start drowning inside the bait stations and others taking it back to the colony. Terro Carpenter Ants Reddit By Azka November 14, 2020 Yes borax got rid of the ants 8 best ant s reviewed aug 2020 remendation terro liquid ant bait how to … Of course if you have pets or kids, don't use it where they can get to it. This is how I got rid of mine. Liquid ant traps contain a sweet substance which initially attracts the ants and then they take it back to their colony to share with the rest of the crowd. Prevention is best. Ants can be a problem anywhere – in the home, at work and everywhere in between. It will take a bit, but when it happens it will happen!! Kills them faster. The Terro traps have been great, though, so far I haven't had to repeat a trap in the same spot (only been about 18 months, though.) Azka. Then place indoors on a flat surface near ant trails and other signs of ant activity. But now, we keep finding them anywhere there’s standing water. I have all packaged foods and the ants aren't going to any food or water source. Top 10 Best Ant Traps Our Picks 2020. Time for follow-up! To kill common household ants, place TERRO ® Liquid Ant Baits in areas where they attract foraging ants that take the bait back to the nest. Be sure they are working, you see ants using them, or other wise you need to try something else. We had a sudden ant invasion and the Terro Ant Bait worked really well in one room. Product Title TERRO Liquid Ant Baits, 6 Pack. Terro liquid ant baits 0 36 oz 4 ct u oman ping for terro in affordable s terro ant bait review does it work in 2020 terro ant terro ant bait review bug lord. I don't think all the terro in the world would have stopped them. TERRO is one brand of ant killer which is used with the intention of eliminating the colony. The ants in my area are tenacious though, so I do a second spray in early or mid summer. Yes, there will be a bunch that show up initially. The results of using terro ant traps Takes 2 to 3 days to get rid of them in this case only 1 day it took day ! I think about a week later, they took notice or must have gotten hungry and swarmed it. Great stuff if you are patient. 35. Ants are tough bastards. A community dedicated to helping people looking for advice on personal home improvement projects. After doing that for a couple days, they went away! 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