Some confine themselves to your garden whilst others will come indoors, foraging for food. Most of these ants do not pose a threat to your buildings etc.but are a nuisance pest. In order to get rid of ants, one generally needs to treat the inside and outside. There are different measures to get rid of ants – one being residual sprays & the other preferred method is to use a bait in the form of granules or gel. This is carried down to the nest by the workers,which results in the entire nest being eradicated.