Odorous House Ant Control

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Odorous house ants can turn a pleasant living space into an unpleasant one very quickly.

If you smell an unpleasant odor in your home, you may start searching for the cause of the offensive smell. But that scent might be caused by something that tends to stay out of sight: odorous house ants. These bothersome insects live in various areas throughout the U.S. and can turn a pleasant living space into an unpleasant one very quickly. They look similar to the more familiar house ant species, although they do something differently than standard house ants– when they feel threatened, these ants will start to move around erratically and release a stinky scent. People who have smelled it often compare the odor to rotten coconuts.

Odorous House Ant Control

Spotting a few of these ants in your living space might seem like a relatively small problem. You can smash them, deal with the smell, and move on, right? Unfortunately, that’s rarely the case, as ants live in colonies. The queen ant in a colony produces many offspring, which means the problem is rarely contained to a handful of ants. At Quality Control Inc., we offer professional odorous house ant control, so we can take care of this issue in your space.

Our technicians have undergone training in the proper methods for odorous house ant control. We’ll find the location of the colony and deal with that, ensuring complete and effective removal of these stinky insects. They tend to pop up in kitchens and pantries, as they are drawn to fruit juices, pastries, and other sweet food items. Contact us as soon as you spot (or smell) these pests for odorous house ant control that eliminates the problem.


At Quality Control, Inc., we offer odorous house ant control in Alexander County, North Wilkesboro, Mount Airy, Jefferson, Lenoir, High Point, Mocksville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and Mooresville, North Carolina, and Stuart, Wytheville, and Hillsville, Virginia.