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6 Ways to Deal With Ants in the House

Do you have army of ants invading your house? Try these 6 tricks before using chemical poisons.
-Seal up holes and cracks
-Clean up in the kitchen
-Erase their chemical trails with soapy water
-Create a pepper barrier
-Create a scent barrier (they hate lavender)
-Feed them something (ants dies after eating coffee grounds)

To see more: http://blog.homespothq.com/2013/06/6-ways-to-deal-with-a-horrible-ant-problem-inside-your-home/

Have Questions About This Post?

  • Lindadd51

    Ants hate cinnamon and peppermint oil kills them

  • Chris J
    Chris J Grand Rapids, MI

    I tried coffee grounds in my garden because the ants were everywhere. I sprinkled the grounds around all my veggies and down the rows. They still made their ant hills...IN THE COFFEE GROUNDS!!!!! I guess they didn't like Starbucks. LOL

  • Adriana
    Adriana San Antonio, TX

    I use coffee grounds the my side walks as a snail deterrent. It's like one giant snail family reunion on the sidewalk leading up to my door every time it rains.

  • Sandy Tankersley

    sprinkle cornmeal around ant trails--they'll carry it back to the ant hill and it will kell all the ants when they eat it

  • Lizzy L
    Lizzy L Saint Louis Park, MN

    I read to do this, and thought it was crazy, but it's worked for me twice now. If you see a lot of ants outside in a place you don't want them to be, tell them to leave and go somewhere else. I couldn't believe it both times I did it, and the next