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Ants And Talc Powder

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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.

- Submitted by LAZEEDAZEES 4/14/2011 in Around The House | 3 Comments
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BENDER7 4/19/2011 7:11:00 AM

    I'll have to try this. They usually don't come in til late May/early June, but we have seen many this past week.
GMAHOSS1 4/15/2011 5:16:00 PM

    what work on outside ants?
GMAHOSS1 4/15/2011 5:15:00 PM

    cinammon works well also.

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