Ants can get anywhere they want, sometimes they make their way even in a closed jar. Just a tiny mistake and ants will enter in your most secret place and they don’t come alone, they invite their entire colony. You may have encountered a situation when you were opening the jar of sugar or other food item and found hundreds of alive ants. Ants can be really annoying, they make their colonies in your garden and freely roam in your house and look into your wardrobe and most importantly in the kitchen. In this article, you can read about getting rid of ants using natural repellants.
Closing the gateway to your home
Ants don’t have a portal gun to come into your home. They enter through small holes, windows, door or thinnest space they find. Find these type of places and seal it, you can use a rubber strap to close the thin horizontal gap between doors. You can use caulk to seal other gaps and holes, to prevent ants from coming to your house.
Spraying the mixture of vinegar and water in your home
Take some vinegar and add water in it, now pour it into a spray bottle. Spray in the ant-infested area and where ants are coming from. You can use lemon juice as well as an alternative, it’ll make ants go away. Vinegar and lemon are acidic substance, which produces sharp scent, which ants don’t like.
Cleaning by using peppermint oil
Peppermint oil is a natural ingredient and doesn’t have any harmful side effect. If you clean your kitchen from peppermint oil, you can get rid of ants. Peppermint oil leave a strong fragrance, ants don’t like it though. That’s why they stay away from it.
Use powder spices
Turmeric, black pepper, chilli pepper and cinnamon powder is very effective on ants. Sprinkle some, where ever you see ants. They’ll go away from there and never come back.
You can get rid of ants by following these simple methods.
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