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  • #22380
    Anonymous

    You ever tried Charlie's Soap All-Purpose Cleaner? There's not much it won't clean, but it kills ants, too. Really. There must be something to it, if only because of their delightful “caution” on the bottle: “Do not spray directly on cockroaches, fire ants, fleas, ticks, termites, spiders, scorpions, wasps or hornets. In case of accidental exposure, rinse unlucky cratues with potable water for 15 minutes and contact your local Humane Society or qualified insect veterinarian for further instructions.”

    #22384
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    Participant

    Ants
    make a pile of sugar at the bottom of the garden. Lead a thin trail to the point where ants are entering the house. Sweep up any ants in the house. The rest go to the pile of sugar.
    QED

    #22387
    Anonymous

    simple straight dish detergent works. period.

    #22391
    Anonymous

    I have co-existed with ants for the last 10 years. Our house is built on an ant hill. I mean no mater where I dig in the yard I get ants. But I have over the years trained them not to cross my patios or climb on my walls. Every year, I get one or two large ant trails ( two to three inches wide) going from one side of the yard to the other right over my patio. What I do is spray the edges of the patio and sweep the ones in the middle off the patio and change their path. I like to think of it as a mutual respect thing. They move and I dont declare war on them.

    #22393
    Anonymous

    As I was reading, an ant was crawling on me while laying in bed.

    #22279
    Anonymous

    Ijust spray with WOW the ant die but more come from diffreny sides

    #22392
    Anonymous

    i have ants bad. i have tried all the above mentioned natural cures. nothing is helping or works. what do i do they are everywhere?

    #22396
    Anonymous

    LEARN HOW TO GO AFTER THE QUEEN ANT….THIS WIPES THE WHOLE COLONY OR COLONIES…GETS RID OF ALL ANTS……………..I HAVE KILLED OUT, DID NOT MOVE SOMEWHERE ELSE, FIRE ANT BEDS WITH ORANGE OIL…..LIKE 10AM IN MORNING, 3 OR 4 OZ TO GAL OF WATER, SOAK BED, KILL QUEEN AND YOU HAVE WON….SUGAR ANTS, 50 PERCENT BORAXO AND 50 PERCENT PLAIN SUGAR….ANTS TAKE POISON BACK TO QUEEN, ZAP YOU WIN AGAIN…..WORKS FOR ME….

    #22398
    Anonymous

    I HAVE TRIED EVERY THING THAT I CAN THINK OF TO KILL THEM. MY HUSBAND KNEW BOUT THIS STUFF YOU CAN GET AT FEED STORE CALLED VIPER. IT WORKS EVERY TIME FOR THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS. IT DON'T ONLY GET RID OF ANTS IT GETS RID OF ALL LITTLE BUGS! LOVE IT I BY VIPER AND KEEP IT UNDER MY SINK JUST IN CASE I NEED TO SPRAY HOUSE AND YARD AGAIN.

    #22399
    Anonymous

    Ok I like to sit in the basement Play video games have a good time but one day I opened a pop and set it down for
    A minute went to pick it up an the entire pop can was coverd
    In ants these ant have been here a while and I Havnt minded but after this I'm pissed I can't eat any food without ants every where I need a really afective way to get these gone

    #22400
    imported_Shantele
    Participant

    Hello,

    I have little tiny ants in my kitchen and what looks like now house.  I live in a 300yr old house, so the tiles in my kitchen are perfect for the ants to crawl inside and make a nest.  I have used everything eco friendly & also acids and sprays to get rid of them, but nothing seems to be working….As well, with my little son, I really wants these out..they only came inside because I brought a plant from outside in…  Could someone please help??  Thank you!!

    #22401
    imported_admin
    Participant

    You might try what reply #90 is discussing.  Especially the part of the post at the bottom which discusses how to work when there is no mound present.

    Additionally, start at the beginning of this thread and examine and utilize each suggestion you haven't tried.

    Hope that helps.

    #22406
    Anonymous

    Probably spelled it wrong, but I think a write up on Diatomaceous Earth should be added to this article.

    #22408
    Anonymous

    “My husband was in conversation recently with a gentleman in the pest control business. This man preferred to use environmentally safe methods to control pests. His recommendation for ants was: equal parts Windex and Ivory Soap. Simply mix, and spray problem areas.”

    Um, since when is Windex environmentally safe???

    #22412
    imported_Cotopaxi
    Participant

    Seriously, take an industrial strength vacuum cleaner to them! it will get rid of a good chunk for their numbers if you manage to find the center of the ant colony, thus crippling their network! You might spend a good minute trying to clean the filter afterwards… But well worth the satisfaction of the mass insecticide you will inflict while not using harmful chemicals!

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