Those flying ants outside your home may be termites. These insects look very similar to termites, but you can tell the difference by checking the size of the wings. Termites have two pairs of same-sized wings, while ants have a smaller set of lower wings. Straight Termite Antennae vs. Ants Elbowed Antennae . Termite have a thicker, less defined waist. Ants have very pronounced, pinched body parts.
Look for the following to determine if you have an infestation that should be treated:
Two Methods of Treatment: