When I see an ant in the house I smash it. Now I wonder if that's a good idea.?

I've been finding a lot of ants in the house. I'm guessing all the rain has chased them out of the ground and they are looking for a new home, mine. When I see one I smash it. But now I noticed they seem to be multiplying and started wondering if smashing is a good idea. Could I be leaving the pheromones... show more I've been finding a lot of ants in the house. I'm guessing all the rain has chased them out of the ground and they are looking for a new home, mine. When I see one I smash it. But now I noticed they seem to be multiplying and started wondering if smashing is a good idea. Could I be leaving the pheromones behind to draw more?
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