11 All-Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Ants In Your Kitchen
If you live in a cold climate, then you know there are many downfalls of the winter. Scraping off snow from your car, needing to shovel your driveway, having to bundle up in snow gear including snow boots, and the fact that the days are much shorter. Despite all these terrible winter woes, one of the things we don't need to worry about are pesky ants crawling in all the crevices to enter our homes. Now with the warm weather in full swing, don't be surprised if you begin to see these tiny creatures making their way around. It's a big problem for many home owners, resulting in a massive market for pest control and specifically ant poison. The problem with these alternatives is that they are poisonous to the ants, but also pose a risk for any small children that might be running around your home.
However, alternatives do exist and by checking out this article you can learn about 11 all-natural ways to get rid of ants in your kitchen.
No nasty chemicals involved, and simple tricks anyone can implement. Most of the ingredients are kitchen items you already have on hand, and there are enough options that you will be able to have everything you need for at least a few of the tricks. Some of the tools to use are lemon juice, ground cinnamon, cayenne pepper, salt, coffee grounds, mint, other herbs, borax, Diatomaceous Earth, cornmeal, chalk, vinegar... and more! These ingredients can be sprayed and piled at doorways, windows, and other entrances they might be using to get into your home. The best part is that each method is totally natural, so you don't have to worry about your kids getting any poisoning. And the methods are a little less harsh on the ants too. Go ahead and checkout the article at the "Our Daily Ideas" website for more detailed instructions!
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