The US invasion by Crazy Hairy Ants goes from Texas to Florida. Another benefit of Climate Change, apparently. The 'crazy hairy ants' invading America
I apologize for providing a link with a commercial stuck in the video, but I found it worth waiting (on mute) for the news.Drought worsening southeast Texas' problems with crazy ants
These ants are approximately one-eighth inch long, and covered with reddish-brown hair. They are members of the Crazy ant group, named this because of their random, nonlinear movement.
Many local exterminators have reported Crazy Raspberry ant infestations, in (at least) 11 counties across the State of Texas. The Crazy Raspberry ant's attraction to electrical equipment, like computers and air conditioners; has caused short circuiting, overheating and/or mechanical failure. This has resulted in millions of dollars in damage, to Texas homes and local businesses.
Looks like only an exterminator can get rid of them.
"There are no household chemicals that can get rid of the crazy ants ,which means Jawda is keeping the exterminator's phone number close.
I mention cream of wheat, as described here: http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Rid-of-Ants-Naturally
And I also remember reading an article that said to spread some around known anthills, so long as you also supply water to help expand the CoW. --That was way back when I was a teen... sorry, no link for it.