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Here is another solution to get rid of ants inside the house or garage. Use baby powder. They hate it. Just put the baby powder where the ants are coming in. I put some baby powder in a washed out hair coloring bottle with the skinny tip so I can get into the cracks or where they are coming in. And whatever powder is left on the floor I just brush away. This has really worked for me.

- Submitted by SRIVERS1 8/21/2010 in Around The House | 5 Comments
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DIANNAMORGAN 11/2/2010 2:01:00 PM

    I have tried red pepper, borax, and just about every other type of ant killer. The absolute best thing I have ever found that works everytime is a product called Terro. It comes in a small bottle and you only need to put a drop of it where you see ants. Within a couple of days they will all be gone. Try it and you will see, it is the best stuff there is.
SHERRY666 11/2/2010 1:18:00 PM

    I have used borax with icing sugar........ they eat it and take it to the queen ant..... and they all die..
VIUDANEGRA 10/21/2010 2:23:00 AM

    also the ants does not like "acid boric"
NORASPAT 2/4/2011 7:01:00 AM

    We have tiny ants only round the pool area and they are always moving the sand around in between the pavers. I buy bulk cinnamon or cayenne at Sams and sprinkle it around the ant hillocks.We do this every Spring before we open up the pool. It helps. Cayenne keeps the neighbourhood cats at bay and the skunks. Pat in Maine.
LIVINGONMYTERMS 11/2/2010 2:05:00 PM

    I use Cayenne pepper, black pepper, coffee grounds and tobacco. Boil it strain it and put into spray bottle. That way your not killing other animals such as birds, rabbits, etc..

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