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i have those tiny ants all over my kitchen floor, in between my fridge and stove, in which i cant move either. i have tried vinigar and bleached the floor and they are still there. what can i do without going to the store and buying ant stuff?

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Asked by indysownlilbit at 12:43 PM on Apr. 2, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • My mom always told me to use salt...but it was for the outside ants

    Answer by diamondmamma at 12:47 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • I think you are just going to have to buy some ant traps. They aren't expensive and they work very well.

    Answer by Marwill at 12:48 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • somone told me once aboutr using windex

    Answer by Rachel24517 at 1:09 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • Hi ... I had the same problem.

    Get everything out of your kitchen that you can. Box it up. And put it away. And then spray bleach ALL over the place. Clean up every single surface that you can reach. Not just the floor. Then, get some nutrasweet, and seriously pour it all over the place. It attracts and then kills them. Try to find and plug up any tiny holes in the walls. Leave the sugar stuff on the floor for a while then clean again. You may want to follow up with a bug bomb.

    Answer by mother-goose at 1:47 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • Here is a page aboug sugar ants and how to control them (We have problems with them here too, but thankfully none this year so far!)

    Answer by AprilDJC at 3:20 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • cornmeal...just try it. :)

    Answer by danni33 at 3:50 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

  • WD-40 Just spray it were they are

    Answer by pixxydust at 6:24 PM on Apr. 2, 2009

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