On the hunt to learn how to get rid of ants? I have some tips and tricks below that will help you get rid of ants in your home. I have a list of ways on how to get rid of those pesky ants once and for all. Implement these tackle ways and say bye bye to those little guys rummaging for food.
Nothing is worse than walking in your kitchen to get a snack and seeing a line of ants marching in a straight line to who knows where. They had to find a dropping of sugar of crumbs of food to be on the hunt for building up their food supply. Learn all the different ways on how to get rid of ants in the house and hopefully never see them again.
How to Get Rid Of Ants For Good
The first step to prevent ants is a clean home. Keeping your home free of crumbs and food droppings can help prevent ants from finding their way in for the foods they smell. When you take away the option for a food supply they won't come your way as easily.
Here is a tip I got at Who Knew Tips. If you sprinkle cinnamon where you think they are getting in they won't cross it, they have tons of other ways to rid yourself of bugs, and with summer so close this is a great read!
Get rid of the ant's scent trail, mix 3 to 1 parts of water and vinegar in a spray bottle and spray around the area you seen the ants coming in. Or if you are wanting to prevent spray around window sills, door openings and anywhere else you think ants might find a way in.
Grab a shallow bowl and mix up water and soap with a few drops of sugar. Stir it up and sit it out for the ants to find. They will step in grab it because of the sugar and die from the soap. I set it by where I spot the ants coming in the house.
If you struggle with ants in your garden follow these tips to protect your produce! I have found these tips to be very useful!
Seal up any cracks you might find around the outside of your home. Those crevices and cracks are a great way for ants and other bugs to find a way in your home. When you eliminate access to your home, you get rid of ant problems.
You can bait ants as well. You can set out items like honey, peanut butter, and even greasy foods, and then plant your bait by the food. They will head towards to the food and not realize it has bait in it to kill the ants. I do this outside the home, so you don't invite the ants in.
Learn how to use essential oils to get rid of those pesky carpenter or sugar ants. If you are worried about chemicals this is a great all natural way to go about ridding your home from ants.
Grab a turkey baster and boric acid and pour the boric acid into crevices and cracks or even ant hills to kill them.
If you struggle with ant hills, place a potted plant upside down on an ant hill and pour boiling hot water into the hole on the bottom of the pot so it makes it way down the ant hill. This will kill the whole ant hill.
Lemon juice is supposed to repel naturally as well. Leave lemon rinds around doors, spray lemon juice around door frames, window sill and any other area that ants are getting in.
What ways do you know how to repel ants inside and out?