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  • #22066
    Anonymous

    If your running low on vinegar but you want to get rid of the ants now! try using 2 parts vinegar and 1 part water (little bit less effective but you can spray more. Also if you only need to spray a little area but are low on vinegar 3 parts vinegar and 1 part water.

    #22067
    Anonymous

    If you have a line of them and want to get them up without scattering them, use hairspray, and then wipe them up…

    #22068
    Anonymous

    baby powder works really well. thanks so much for this article!

    #22069
    Anonymous

    If you just want to kill the ants, I have found glass cleaners to be very effective. Just one squirt will kill as many as it contacts. After the ant genicide use a paper or cloth towel and wipe down the counters. Unfortunately this only kills those that you spray it on but considering thats what most ant sprays do, I prefer the smell of window cleaner over poison any day. Also if you can stand leaving the dead ants laying around the effect seems to last longer before you get invaded again. Have a great ant free Christmas and good luck in your war on ants.

    #22070
    Anonymous

    I have tried everything I could think of that is pet friendly and nothing is working. In fact, they are tripling in number. They are in everything. Clothes, cupboards, food, counters, heaters, floor and even in the fridge. Last resort, I think is to bomb everything and move. If anyone has any other suggestions, please feel free to let me know. I have tried back pepper, baby powder, cinnamon, cornmeal, disinfectant spray, bleach, ant traps, and salt.

    #22071
    Anonymous

    you know what worked for me. i made a paste made of comet and water. you ues more comet than water i am not sure excactly the amount. mix it together until its a paste. take a knife and spread it around the infestation. it killed the ants on contact and creates a barrier so they dont come back in. hope that helps

    #22072
    Anonymous

    Peppermint essential oil – you can get it lots of places including Whole Foods. Put a couple drops at the end point of where they have arrived and they will reverse course on their own. I don’t like to kill them so that’s what I do. You can also use your finger to smear a line of it and they won’t cross it. The first ones might as the smell confuses them and they run around a bit. Wash your hands after and don’t touch your eyes! It is very strong, but non toxic. I have reversed a 100′ foot line that way – took a couple hours but they did not come back. And that line was like 1″ thick! Then note where they came in and caulk that hole.

    #22073
    Anonymous

    I just moved into a place and it gets sprayed by termnex but i still have ants they drive me crazy how do i get rid of them for good my neighbors say i won’t ever be able to get rid of them cause we live by a crick but please help me and prove them wrong b4 i go ant crazy. :)

    #22074
    Anonymous

    I did an experiment at school (Science Research Project or SRP) on natural or homemade ant repellents. DO NOT USE CUCUMBER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES!!!! If anything, it attracts them. Vinegar (especially red wine, but any kind works) and baking soda or powder work really well. The ants hightailed. While the cleaning agents mentioned DO work, the ones I just listed are eco-friendly along with Simple Green.

    #22075
    Anonymous

    Visting my sis and she has a major infestation…baits not working…so last night, I grabbed the Windex bottle and sprayed it in the hole they seemed to be coming from in the kitchen center island. This morning, way less ants are here in the kitchen. Seems that we may have discouraged them so no new ones are coming in. And I just found your site this morning so now we are going to sprinkle cinnamon around the foundation and see it that will help keep them outside!

    #22076
    Anonymous

    I have a horrible foundation problem in my apartments. They several times sprayed everything but the ants still keep coming back. I saw them crawl out of a phone jack in the kitchen. But in my bedroom they’re always on my nightstand and I can’t seem to figure out where they’re coming from. I tried Windex but that didn’t do much but get them a little dizzy. Salt didn’t do much either. I will try the pepper and cinamonn tonight.

    #22077
    Anonymous

    I read somewhere about using vaseline to deter ants. I applied some along the door frame of a trouble spot in my home–the ants were coming in through little cracks between the pieces of frame! I watched as several ants would not cross the semi-sticky vaseline barrier. I did caulk the area as best as I could, but I know the vaseline helped keep the ants at bay as well. I applied some in my cupboards recently when I found a few stray ants in them. I like how the vaseline is clear and can’t be displaced as easily as remedies in powder form. I simply apply the vaseline with a cotton swab that I’ve dipped in the vaseline jar.

    #22078
    Anonymous

    Hmm…so what about ants that do not get into any food/grease? These guys seem to eat their way thru the foundation..and appear in the bathrooms and along exterior walls. I’m about to lose my mind! It’s disgusting!

    #22079
    Anonymous

    it was a really good article! thanks i have learned something from it. if you want some effective pest controllers, try to visit this site. http://www.adamscommercialpestcontrol.com.au/

    #22080
    Anonymous

    simply hold the nat and put some poison in iits month, note: make sure that you are wearing gloves……….lol

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