Exterminator Reveals Cheap Secret: Never see ants in your home again

Ants live in underground colonies, “organized” as workers and a queen. They eat practically any kind of food, but their attraction is sweets. There are more than 700 ant species known around the world, but only about 25 species commonly invade homes.

When you find signs of an ant infestation, the best advice how you can get rid of them you’ll get by pest professionals. They are qualified to inspect your home, perform proper ant species identification, and recommend a course of ant control and extermination.

Even the pest control services are extremely helpful, they are so expensive and not everyone can afford to engage them. Fortunately, the people experienced many effective ways to get rid of ants by yourself.

The best is to Prevent Ants from Getting in Your Home

–           As ants have a very strong sense of smell and love sugary things, you shouldn’t leave food unprotected on the counter or in the cupboards

–           Hide even an opened, empty can of soda, because it will attract ants

–           Rinse the containers that have been in contact with food before you put them in the trash or in the recycling bin.

How To Get Rid Of Ants

Even we are taking numerous of the mentioned measures, sometimes they find a way to your food. In order to fight with already, present ants here are some natural homemade tricks that will help you to keep ants at bay.

  1. Cinnamon

They are so sensitive on cinnamon, so they will avoid places that are scented with it.

The ingredients that you’ll need:

–           ½ teaspoon cinnamon essential oil

–           Cotton balls or cloth

–           1 cup water

–           Cinnamon cloves (optional)


1)         Mix water with cinnamon essential oil

2)         The cotton ball should be soaked in the mixture

3)         Wipe the areas where you spot ants, especially if you find where they enter the home

4)         Repeat at least once a day until the ants disappear

5)         Some cinnamon cloves can be left near doors and windows

  1. Vinegar

The smell of vinegar repels ants, too.

The ingredients that you’ll need:

–           Distilled vinegar

–           Lemon essential oil

–           Water

–           Spray bottle


1)         In a spray bottle mix equal parts of water and distilled vinegar

2)         A few drops of lemon essential oil are added to resulted mixture

3)         Shake well mixture before each use

4)         Spray around the places where you see ants

5)         Repeat on a daily basis until ants are gone

  1. Borax

Opposite from the previous tricks, this trick is to attract ants, not to repel them.

The ingredients that you’ll need:

–           2 tablespoons peanut butter

–           1 teaspoon borax

–           1 teaspoon water

–           2 tablespoons sugar

–           Sharp object to poke holes

–           Plastic container with lid


1)         All ingredients are mixed in the container

2)         Seal the container with lid and poke a few holes through the lid and the sides

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If you try everything mentioned above, and results are not seen and the pests are getting out of control, then is a time to consult a professional. So, don’t waste the time when you see them you should act immediately and save your money and peace of mind in the long run.

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