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OMG i have these big ants in my house!!

I don't know where are they coming from, but they are huge! I think they are carbinter ants. How do you get rid of them? I don't even know where they coming in from,it's in my room, the hall, the bathroom hopefully not in my baby's room. any solutions?

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Amy2079

Asked by Amy2079 at 9:21 PM on Apr. 26, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • I recommend Terro Liquid Ant Killer.
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 9:22 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • there is a liquid killer that you put on something in your hosue and they will be attracted to it and eat it and take it back to the ant hill. Also i use home defense max that i use. You spray it outside around your house, and inside around counters, doorways, and windows.
    ladyb155

    Answer by ladyb155 at 9:28 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • Read the warning labels on those products carefully.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 9:40 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • i just read somewhere that if you put cornstarch down where they are coming in, they'll eat it and take it to their home, but they can't digest it, so it kills them. also salt is supposed to stop them in their tracts, they won't walk through salt, so if you put a border around wehre they're coming in, it might help.
    shoot4thestars

    Answer by shoot4thestars at 10:05 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • Be careful with pesticides, they are really hard on baby brains.

    Carpenter ants are bad news, they nest in and eat wood. You should have a professional examine the house to make sure it isn't damaged.
    MyMyOhMy

    Answer by MyMyOhMy at 10:41 PM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • I've always heard that cinammon will keep ants away though I don't know about carpenter ants. I'd be real careful of chemically-laden, toxic products.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:35 AM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • I'd call an exterminator to discuss your options.
    daerca574

    Answer by daerca574 at 8:08 AM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • SEARCH ONLINE FOR SOME SOLUTIONS OR CALL EXTERMINATOR
    RACINGMANIA

    Answer by RACINGMANIA at 8:34 AM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • i would call an exterminator and see what they have to say
    ilovemyboys84

    Answer by ilovemyboys84 at 11:47 AM on Apr. 27, 2011

  • I would see what an exterminator says
    iam4you2

    Answer by iam4you2 at 5:33 PM on Apr. 27, 2011

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