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Selma Fire Ant Control

Fire Ant Control


In Selma, NC, fire ant stings are an all-too-common occurrence that can put a painful damper on outdoor activities. These tiny terrors pack a powerful punch, delivering burning stings that can cause severe reactions in vulnerable individuals such as the elderly, small children, and those with compromised immune systems.

At Terminix®, we recognize the specific challenges fire ants pose to Selma residents and are dedicated to providing efficient, targeted treatments to eliminate these pests and prevent future infestations, ensuring that your family can enjoy a safe, fire ant-free environment. 

proven fire ant-free treatment plans

Beyond our effective treatments, we offer expert advice on maintaining a fire ant-free environment. Proper lawn care and landscaping practices can significantly reduce the risk of fire ant infestations. Our team will guide you on how to manage your yard to discourage these pests, helping you keep your outdoor spaces safe and enjoyable year-round. Trust Terminix to protect your Selma home from fire ants, giving you peace of mind and a comfortable, pest-free yard.


By keeping an eye out for these indicators, homeowners can detect fire ant problems early and take action to protect your home and yard:

  • Visible Mounds: Look for large, dome-shaped mounds of loose soil, especially after rain
  • Active Ants: Watch for reddish-brown ants actively moving around mounds and across your yard
  • Painful Stings: Be aware of sudden, painful stings that cause itching, burning, and swelling
  • Disturbed Soil: Notice any patches of disturbed or raised soil, which may indicate underground nests
  • Aggressive Behavior: Fire ants are highly aggressive; if you see ants swarming and attacking quickly, it’s a sign of an infestation

How terminix controls fire ants and SolveS Your Problem

Our experienced technician takes a four-pronged approach to fire ant treatment.

  • Inspection. We will determine the extent of the problem.
  • Identification. We will inspect and determine if indeed fire ants are the problem.
  • Fire Ant Treatment. During the Spring/Summer and Fall when ants are active, we will apply fire ant treatment using a product called Extinguish Plus® that combines two ingredients that work against Fire Ants in two different ways. It eliminates the colony and insures that it cannot be rebuilt.
  • Follow-up. We will follow up after a reasonable period of time to be sure the treatment is working to your satisfaction.

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To learn more about our Fire Ant Treatment methods and to get rid of fire ants in your Selma, NC space, call 1-800-BUGS-911 (800-284-7911) to schedule a free initial consultation today, or use our location finder to find your nearest office!

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