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.
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Mix water and vinegar in a spray bottle. Spray doors and windows. Any area you suspect ants are coming in. This will stop them in their tracks.. literally! Ants leave a scent behind so they know where they came in and out. The vinegar eliminates the scent and spraying once a week eliminates the ants!
if you have ants, puff some talc based powder where you see them entering from. The composition in Talc is too large for the ants and they will not cross it. You can puff around all your baseboards, windows, etc. to protect the whole house.
Kid and pet friendly, plus it smells nice :) You may need to repeat if you treat one area and ants find a new way in.
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