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Tiny black ants!!!!

Any suggestions to get rid of these disgusting things? they are grossing me out, and nothing seems to make them go away.

 
oliviahw

Asked by oliviahw at 12:15 PM on May. 6, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • we bought Torro (sp?). its a liquid you put out that the ants love. they come get it, take it back home & it kills them all. the only downside is that it takes around 2 weeks to get rid of them & the amount of ants doubles when you put it out cause all the ants want some. its worth it tho b/c now they are all gone...they gross me out too!
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 12:19 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • sounds like sugar ants. They have ant killer at the stores that isn't harmful to LO or pets. also, they don't like garlic or Cinnamon
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 12:19 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • You can put a chalk line around all the openings. From some reason ants won't cross the chalk line. The sell "ant chalk" but regular white chalk works fine and it's cheaper.
    Liamsmom09

    Answer by Liamsmom09 at 12:23 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • Thanks ladies!! I will have to go buy some type of spray then. :)
    oliviahw

    Comment by oliviahw (original poster) at 12:21 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • Oh wow! I had never heard of that, that's awesome thank you.
    oliviahw

    Comment by oliviahw (original poster) at 12:25 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • we used talc
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 12:32 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • I have the same problem except that I can't figure out where they are coming from. I put out an ant trap and it has helped immensely right where I seem them most of the time.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 12:50 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • Wow I never heard of the chalk thing will keep it in mind
    Alisim

    Answer by Alisim at 2:26 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • We used Terro.
    KamiB79

    Answer by KamiB79 at 3:54 PM on May. 6, 2011

  • Seems everyone is having ant problems this year, including me. I'm using a solution of Borax, sugar, and water. Just be careful to keep it away from kids and pets
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 6:20 PM on May. 6, 2011

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