The red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, continues to spread across North Carolina due in part to favorable climate conditions that aid its natural spread. Fire ants are native to southern Brazil and also inhabit eleven southern states, as well as isolated areas in New Mexico and California. In North Carolina, imported fire ants can be found in at least 75 of our 100 counties, including isolated areas in western North Carolina. At the same time, increased residential and commercial development contribute to their spread in infested sod, nursery stock, soil, wheat straw and other materials. Although fire ant stings are not fatal for most people, they can be. One thing for sure Fire Ant stings are painful. Residential Lawn Pros can manage infestations and reduce the risk of getting stung. With the proven performance of Residential Lawn Pros Fire Ant Control Program, we are committed to providing effective fire ant control solutions. By following the specified fire ant control treatment protocol, Residential Lawn Pros can reduce fire ant populations around customers’ homes or properties.
Our program provides fast control of fire ants, providing total colony control, including the queen. With only one application we can provide control of foraging worker ants within 12 to 48 hours and total colony control within 72 hours. After two applications, year-long colony control can be achieved with this service.