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.
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 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.
- Mint. Plant mint around perimeter of your home to repel insects.
- Vinegar. Mix a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water in a spray bottle.
- Lemon Juice.
- Cayenne Pepper or Black Pepper.
- Food-Grade Diatomaceous Earth.
Why are there tiny ants in my house?
Little black ants typically nest in woodwork or masonry but sometimes come indoors and they are known to nest in the soil and under yard debris. Inside the house, little black ant infestation is usually the result of improper food storage.
What will keep ants away?
Ants can’t bear the smell of white vinegar. Prepare a solution of equal amounts of water and white vinegar. Again, this solution may not kill the ants, but definitely keep them away from entering the no-entering zone. Spray it around your windowsills, doorways and other places where you usually see ants coming.
How do you get rid of tiny ants in your kitchen?
Natural methods to get rid of sugar ants
- Use a vinegar solution to remove the sugar ant trail—Mix one part vinegar and one part water and pour the mixture into a spray bottle.
- Place used coffee grounds around your home—Ants hate the smell and acidity of coffee because it burns them.
How do I get rid of ants on my kitchen counter?
Sprinkle on countertops and corners where ants seem to constantly pop up. Try Kirkland Saigon Cinnamon powder. Vinegar is the next top household product to get rid of ants in your kitchen. Mic a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water and spray directly onto the ants to kill them.
What is the fastest way to get rid of ants in the kitchen?
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