control ants in house
How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally
00:01:07 Method 1 Protecting Your Home from Ant Scouts
00:01:15 1 - Heed the scouts
00:01:56 2 - Clean dirty dishes immediately after using them
00:02:34 3 - Sweep and vacuum the kitchen area daily
00:03:14 4 - Rinse residue off containers
00:03:52 5 - Seal all food items in containers
00:04:38 Method 2 Preventing Access
00:04:45 1 - Identify ant access points
00:05:23 2 - Seal all entrance holes with silicone caulk
00:06:00 3 - Arm yourself with a spray bottle of soapy water
00:06:42 Method 3 Using Barriers and Deterrents
00:06:50 1 - Put up defensive barriers
00:07:53 2 - Sprinkle around deterring odors
00:08:58 3 - Use bay laurel or bay leaves to keep ants from attractants
00:09:33 4 - Sprinkle Splenda over ant trails
00:10:12 5 - Use coffee grounds
00:10:56 6 - Use dish soap with baking soda
00:11:29 Method 4 Using Baits
00:11:36 1 - Create your own ant baits with boric acid and maple syrup
00:12:55 2 - Use food against ants
00:13:47 3 - Deal with carpenter ants as naturally as possible
00:14:52 Method 5 Using a Professional Exterminator
00:15:00 1 - Verify the exterminator uses natural pesticides
00:15:47 2 - Call a professional to deal with fire ants
00:16:20 3 - Follow all advice given by exterminators
00:16:57 4 - Attack the nest directly on your own
00:17:43 Tips
00:18:39 Warnings
00:19:31 Things

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