Once A Year Fire Ant Treatment For Your Lawn
Fire Ants have become a
painful addition to the Florida landscape. But we can control
fire ants in your yard all year long with just one application.
service comes with a one year warranty which means that
there is no charge if we have to return to treat new Fire Ant
mounds. One application of
a year and your fire ant problem is solved for one year.
Fire Ant Treatment – Common Questions
Q. How does your product
A. We broadcast a fine granular product that dissolves in
moisture. This product bonds with the organic thatch layer of
your lawn. Ants are eliminated when they work the soil in the
Q. Should I water my lawn after the treatment?
A. Yes. We ask that you water your lawn within 48 hours after
treatment to help the product dissolve from its granular form.
Water your lawn normally after that.
Q. What about children and pets using the lawn?
A. The product works in the thatch layer of the lawn. After
watering the lawn and it dries, TopChoice binds tightly to the
organic matter helping to resist run off and also making it
great to use where children and pets play.
Q. Do I need to be home on the date of service?
A. No. Just make sure pets are secured indoors and gates are
Q. How long does it take for the treatment to take effect?
A. In most cases, your Fire ant problem will be gone in less
than 4-6 weeks.
Q. If I continue to see Fire Ants in my lawn, what do I need to
A. Give the program 4-6 weeks to work. After that, if you find a
mound, disturb it to see if it has active ants. Most mounds will
not have any activity. If the mound is active, contact our
service department. We will come back and eliminate the problem
at no charge—guaranteed.
Q. Can the treatment damage my lawn?
A. No. The treatment is not harmful to lawns in any way. Top
Choice has been tested on all types of grasses and landscapes.
Q. Does eliminating Fire Ants on the outside prevent problems
inside my home?
A. Yes. Reducing the pest pressure from the outside is the best
way to help reduce problems on the inside of your home.
Fire Ant Trivia
- Fire ants live in colonies that may have 100,000 to 500,000 ants.
- Fire Ants are native to South America and were brought to the US sometime around the 1930's.
- The sting of a Fire Ant is painful and often results in a raised welt that becomes a white blister.
- Fire Ant mound-building activity can damage plant roots and lead to loss of crops.