Ants first appearance was around 120 million years ago, their social organisation and ability to defend themselves attributed to their success. They form highly organised colonies and operate as a unified entity, all working together to support their colony, hence the reason they are known as the number one pest in Pest Management. Did you know that some species of ants can also be a public health problem and can short circuit electrical components enough to cause a fire?
The queen's eating habits effectively makes baiting an unwise approach, for when the nest feels threatened new queens head off in all directions to begin new nest thus multiplying the problem. There are some new active ingredients which may work better and time will tell. ZAP certainly continues to trial new baits for the Industry and keeps itself informed of new developments. A non-repellent, ultimate ant control agent with the unique 'Transfer Effect" has the success of treating the ant problem without any warning, giving ants no time to react to it or avoid it. They continue with their regular routine, travelling to and from your home, walking right into it. Those ants passes it on to more ants and then to the entire ants nest.