Ingenious Ways To Get Rid Of Ants
Having ants in the home can be a real nightmare. Fortunately, there are many ways that can help us get rid of these insects. And the best things is that most of the ingredients we already have at home. In the following article, we show you a few very effective methods in ant elimination.
Effective Ways To Get Rid Of Ants
The next time you’re planning to have a lunch on a picnic table, don’t let the ants win. Bring a few extra containers with you, place the legs of the picnic table into them and then fill them with water. This way, you’ll create a perfect barrier among the table and the ants, preventing them from climbing to the top.
The secret of keeping ants out of your home is to make sure that there aren’t any sweet leftovers for them to eat. In fact, any kind of food can attract these little insects. Hence, the perfect solution would be to make a food trap. Mix sugar and borax, in a 3:1 ratio, and then add some water, enough to make a runny paste. Put this mixture in several small containers with small access holes, about an ant size. Place the containers where you’ve seen these insects appear. They won’t be able to resist the sugary paste! But be careful and keep this away from children’s reach.
Do you happen to know where the anthill is? Is it in your yard? Boil a pot of water on the stove and add a good amount of red pepper in it. Pour the boiling water over the anthill. This method has proven to be very effective.
For more details on how to get rid of these insects, watch the video below.