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Ants are incredibly capable and intelligent creatures. Though harmless, they can be a nuisance when they get into your home or business premises. Their complex and cooperative societies allow them to survive and thrive in conditions that would be otherwise challenging to us. Here are some interesting facts that you may want to know about this small but amazing pest.

Negative Impacts of Ants Infestation

  • Food poisoning — ants can contaminate food because you don’t know where they’ve been foraging before crawling over your food. Might be useful to have some ant bait to prevent this.
  • Nasty bites — ant bites though harmless, can be itchy and causes discomfort.
  • Reputation — having an ant infestation in business premises can be unsightly to customers.
  • Business losses — compromised health and hygiene can lead to lost trading revenue in food related business.

Look out for tell-tale signs to see if you have ant problem

Proactive steps to keep ants away

There are many different types of ant species, but here are some you are more likely to find in Malaysia

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