How To Get Rid Of Ants:

Dec 16, 2012 by

Homemade, Natural Ways To Stop An Infestation

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From Mother Nature Network’s Kimi Harris:

Little tiny ants have been spotted in our new home, and many people are suffering the same fate across the country. As much as I love spring, I don’t like bugs — especially bugs that can infest a house. Last week I asked for some advice in how to deal with ants naturally as I hadn’t time to research it myself since I moved this last weekend. I got such good advice, I had to share it with the readers here at MNN as well.

Some of these measures are deterrents. That is, they deter the ants from coming in your house. This seems to work well for those with a mild problem. Others found that they needed to use a method that kills the whole colony of ants. I’ve compiled the comments and suggestions by category, allowing you to compare the different methods a little more easily.

List and captions courtesy of Mother Nature Network.

1. Lemon Juice
Teresa:We just spray around the openings with pure lemon juice … and it always works for us … something about the acid messes up their sense of tracking…
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