Did you know you can get rid of ants without throwing money on expensive solutions, but using products that we have now in our own kitchen? There are over 12,000 species of ants in this world but, fortunately, only a few of them end up in our homes in search of food or water. Some of the things ants are good for is that they feed with flea, beetles, flies and spiders larvae.
Whatever the case, these natural solutions will help you get rid of ants. Some of them you already have in your own kitchen so you will not have to spend any money.
Pour a little white vinegar in a spray bottle. Squirt all over you see ants so their counterparts not to feel pheromones and follow the smell. After vinegar evaporates, repeat the process in the upcoming days. This will discourage them from coming into your home.
2. Soapy water
It is one of the most popular solutions to remove the ants. Simply put in a bowl with spray warm water and dishwashing detergent. The solution not only removes and kills ants but trail of pheromones, which means that other insects will not find the way to your home. But to get the results you hoped for you need to repeat the process a few days in a row.
It is a strange thing that an ant will never pass a line drawn with chalk. Nobody knows why this happens, but it is an excellent way to remove the ants from your home.
4. Baby powder
It has the same effect as the chalk powder so sprinkle it in place you noticed the ants come.
5. Lemon juice
Lemon can be used to get rid of insects. All you have to do is to squeeze a lemon in the place that ants entered. You’ll be surprised how fruit acid will confuse the ants.
6. Coffee grounds
Apparently, the ants do not like the smell of coffee. If you sprinkle a little coffee on the place where the ants came out they will not venture to go further. Also, coffee grounds sprinkled in the garden will keep ants away from the plants.
7. Corn porridge
Put a little corn porridge in the ants way to feed them. They like corn porridge and it will carry in their nest. But because they can not digest it, eventually will be destroyed by this product.
Salt does not kill insects in spite of contrary beliefs. But if you mix water with salt and put this mixture in the path of these insects you will notice that they will not walk through there.