Odorous House Ants

If you suspect Odorous House Ants have invaded your structure, eliminate sources of standing water. Remove vegetation from around the structure that Ants may climb to gain entrance into it. Do not store firewood or building material near your home as these are attractive nesting sites. Home Hardware Pest Control can safely and effectively remove Odorous House Ants from your space.

Physical Characteristics

Brown or Black. These ants get their names from the rotten smell given off when these ants are crushed.

Shape: Segmented Oval
Size: 1/16 to 1/8 of an inch
Legs: Siz


Nest in exposed soil or house cracks. These ants can live for several years.

Food Source

Odorous House Ants enjoy sweets, particularly melons.


Odorous House Ants chief threat is in the food they contaminate in their foraging efforts.

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