by Lee Wyatt
(last updated August 23, 2013)
Fire ants are nasty, bad tempered little insects that have the horrible habit of being able to intimi08/06/13 creatures that are literally hundreds of times their size. In large part this is due to their extremely aggressive natures, and their exceptionally painful bites. While there are certain areas of the country that are traditional for fire ants, they have recently been seen expanding into new territory. As such, it only makes sense that people would be interested in knowing the areas affected by fire ants. Here is a bit of information about these creatures that can help you if you do find yourself living in areas affected by fire ants.
Remember, there are two methods that you can use which can be viewed as a little dramatic. The first, and more expensive than dramatic, method for dealing with fire ants is to hire a professional. Having a professional help exterminate fire ants can go a long way to reducing the risks posed by these insects. The second, and more dramatic, method is to remove yourself by moving to a new home. However, while this method will remove you from the problem it doesn't actually deal with the fire ants themselves.
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