Easy ways to get rid of ants
From adhesive tape to vinegar, these 13 trusted items will tackle your ant problem and help you get rid of ants for good.
Is an army of ants marching toward the cookie jar on your benchtop or some sweet prize in your pantry? Here’s how to get rid of ants using only tape: Create a “moat” around the object by surrounding it with sticky tape or duct tape placed sticky side up. Ants or not, it’s always a good idea to have a versatile roll of duct tape around the house.
If you’ve had it with sharing your living quarters with roaches or ants, give them the heave-ho by sprinkling boric acid along any cracks or crevices where you’ve spotted the intruders. Here’s how to kill ants using boric acid: Use a baster to blow small amounts of the powder into hard-to-reach corners and any deep voids you come across. Note: Keep in mind that boric acid can be toxic if ingested by young children or pets.