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Ants!

What do you use to get rid of them?

We have them around our patio and front doors.

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mommytobrooke

Asked by mommytobrooke at 3:39 PM on May. 18, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • We use the sticky traps. They work great but were having so many ants that we are having to change the sticky traps twice a week. We place them next to the doors and window seals.
    campbellb3421

    Answer by campbellb3421 at 3:42 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • my dad years ago used boric acid, it's not harmful to plants and animals.
    Dahis

    Answer by Dahis at 3:42 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Boric acid is harmful to animals, especially over the long term.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:46 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • I don't know about indoors. We have a pest control company come out and take care of our indoor pest control. I know for in the yard, my husband puts down some kind of ant bait crystals.
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 4:35 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • cinnamon
    asil

    Answer by asil at 7:21 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Ugh we've been dealing with them recently lol. We bought ant bait house thingies lol and spray. So far so good.
    chiquis

    Answer by chiquis at 7:42 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • cinnamon
    tazdvl

    Answer by tazdvl at 8:03 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • terro ant gel it works, or sugar & borax mix
    Leelee1008

    Answer by Leelee1008 at 8:24 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Those little ant traps!
    DomsMama07

    Answer by DomsMama07 at 10:00 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Try spreading salt around the perimeter of your home. They like sugar, right? The opposite of sugar would be salt.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 10:57 PM on May. 18, 2011

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