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  • #22051
    Anonymous

    Thank you for your “Getting Rid of Ants” article. I appreciate the methods. Very informative and frugal indeed.

    #22052
    Anonymous

    Thank you. I will use your suggestions in my kitchen. Those rascals are resistant.

    #22053
    Anonymous

    this gives you a good idea i am doing this project and this actually worked thank you

    #22054
    Anonymous

    Jennifer – try the cinnamon – I have a vegetable garden in my front yard and had ants all over. I sprinkled it around every raised bed and around the edges of my house – all ants are gone overnight. It’s wonderful!

    #22055
    Anonymous

    Cornflour – works every time for us. Ants eat it but can’t digest it. The cornflour is fine enough to be walked back to the nest. We have a lot of ant problems here in Brisbane, but cornflour saves the day !

    #22056
    Anonymous

    Black Pepper is my choice for these little pesky ants….. they hate it and scatter fast.

    #22057
    Anonymous

    that does not help drrderrrs.

    #22058
    Anonymous

    Boric acid kills ants, but the high percentage to the bait mix usually kills them immediately. What you want is a lower dose — they take the poisoned bait back to the nest to share with the queen and the others. Commercial baits contain about 10% boric acid, you want about 3%. It seems that kitchen-type ants like either sweets or grease. Get some of the commercial bait and mix it with sugar water or grease (shortening, meat drippings, etc), 1/3 bait, 2/3 sugar water or grease. Boric acid is mildly toxic (mostly as an irritant), so I put the poisoned bait in a small screw-top jar with some holes put in the top, saved for just this purpose, and put the bait in that. It keeps it away from curious cats, and the dog can’t get into it even if they knock it onto the floor. LABEL THE JAR!

    #22059
    Anonymous

    ………………………………it’s so amazing!you know what.,it really works in my house., it help me s lot thank you!!!!!!!

    #22060
    Anonymous

    I wish someone would say which of all these works the absolute best every time.

    #22061
    Anonymous

    I am in LOVE with your comments!

    #22062
    Anonymous

    The simple green makes them smell good when you squish them after they have eaten there own……..ugh I have mutated ants!! 6 months later and the ones I kill now smell of simple green…

    #22063
    Anonymous

    i was thinking of trying the pepper idea but my family left some hot red chili peppers out and ants are all over those! why is that?

    #22064
    Anonymous

    Just a caution. From what I was told black pepper can be deadly to cats.

    #22065
    Anonymous

    I had a problem with these buggers coming in through various cracks and all I did was squirt the green Palmolive dish soap in whatever cracks I have seen them come from, it stops the usage of that route forever.

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