Quick Answer: How Do I Get Rid Of Tiny Ants On My Kitchen Counter??

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 causes ants around sink?

Ants love moisture, so it’s only natural for them to gravitate towards places with water. If your kitchen sink has wood components, some ants may chew through it to make their nests. Some ants also stay at the bottom of the sink because it’s both wet and cooler there.

How do I get rid of ants in my kitchen naturally?

Below are some of the best natural remedies you can try to get rid of the ants infesting your space.

  1. Mint. Plant mint around perimeter of your home to repel insects.
  2. Vinegar. Mix a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water in a spray bottle.
  3. Lemon Juice.
  4. Cinnamon.
  5. Cayenne Pepper or Black Pepper.
  6. Food-Grade Diatomaceous Earth.

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