Silhouette of ants

You are a champion in keeping your home spic and span. But, still baffled to find your home still being pestered by ants? Here’s an awesome infographic from Infographic Bee to help you get rid of them safely.




Ants can enter your home through the tiniest cracks on walls or gaps in your doors and windows. Quietly follow their trail back to the point of entry and seal the entry points with caulk or weatherstripping.


Set Bait

Mix 5 teaspoons of sugar, 1 teaspoon of boric acid and 3 ounces of warm water. Place it near the area where ants have been active.



Remove scent trail by using Windex on the area the ants were walking. Natural alternatives are Spearmint, Lavender or Peppermint essential oils, vinegar, lemon juice and cinnamon.


Ant Mound

Walk perimeter of your home to check for mounds. Once you found one, push a long, narrow pole into the mound. Pour club soda down the pole.


Tried all these and nothing seems to work? It’s time to bring in professionals. We can refer you to a trusted pest control pro, feel free to reach out.

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