Kills the colony and keeps killing for up to 3 months! Child resistant baits. With 2 foods ants eat. Ants are attracted to the bait in Raid Double Control Ant Baits II. The food is carried back to the nest to destroy the entire colony. 1. Ants crawl in to eat. 2. Crawl away to die. Effective Against: Argentine ants; cornfield ants; black carpenter ants; pharaoh ants and a wide variety of household ants. For Household Use: closets; basements; attics; recreation rooms; living areas; kitchens; bathrooms, dining rooms, pantries, food storage shelving, waste receptacles; etc.