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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.


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

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Answers (19)
  • 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!

    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

    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.

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

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

    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.

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

  • we used talc

    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.

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

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

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

  • We used Terro.

    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

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