Yuck! Do you have an ant infestation in your home? Though these tiny, resilient bugs may seem impossible to defeat, there are some pretty easy indoor ant repellent ideas to help you chase them out of your home for good. Use this indoor ant killer to get rid of those pests wherever they are.
Indoor Ant Repellent
Use this laundry detergent, mixed with a simple sugar solution and water. Put into a spray bottle and spray the trail of ants inside. When they carry the borax back to their nest, it will kill them all.
Ants hate the smell of vinegar! It’s a natural ant repellent. Spray the vinegar at their point of entry and they’ll stop coming into your home.
Just like vinegar, ants hate the smell of mint. Lay mint tea bags at the ant’s point of entry to your home and they’ll stay outside. You can even use essential oils if you want! This is a wonderful, all-natural way to keep them at bay. Plus it makes your home smell like mint and who doesn’t like that?
Spraying a mixture of lemon juice and water will actually kill the ants on contact. Use in a last-minute scenario when the ants have taken over an area of your home.
Ants can’t stomach certain ingredients found in common body soap. So rub the entry point of their trail with soap and they’ll become dehydrated and die. It will also destroy their chemical trail so they forget where they are going.
Ants love to eat grits. But little do they know, it will expand in their bellies and rip them apart. Sprinkle grits where ever you see the ants. They’ll take them back to their nest and never return. It sounds vulgar, but it really does work.
Salt mixed with hot water is a great spray for repelling ants. You can also sprinkle any kind of pepper on their path and they’ll flee.
Now you have gotten rid of those pests, learn more ideas to keep your house clean.