Here’s how to get rid of tiny ants in the kitchen quickly:
- Use the dish soap and water method.
- Pour boiling water into the sink.
- Combine a teaspoon of peppermint essential oil with warm water in a spray bottle.
- Create a trap that is 75% peanut butter and 25% powdered borax.
What are the tiny ants in my kitchen?
The common household ants infesting in your kitchen likely belong to one of four species of tiny ant: the little black ant (Monomorium minimum), the pharaoh ant (Monomorium pharaonis), the odorous house ant (Tapinoma sessile) or the Argentine ant (Linepithema humile).
How do I get rid of tiny ants?
To try and kill the ants at their source, make a Borax bait that the ants will flock to, and bring back to their nest. Mix one part corn syrup (or any sweet, sticky substance) with one part Borax, and spread the mixture on an index card. Place the index card in an area where you have witnessed a lot of ant activity.
How do I get rid of ants in my kitchen with vinegar?
Ants really hate vinegar, and you can make a cheap, easy pesticide just using vinegar and water. Mix a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray it directly onto the ants to kill them, then wipe up the ants using a damp paper towel and discard them.
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