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How to Get Rid of Ants in your Home

How to Get Rid of Ants in your HomeAnts are not detestable creatures. But seeing them crawl everywhere from your yard to the kitchen countertops can be pretty vexing. Insects visit your home as they are attracted to the food you eat. But guess what? You can use this same food to repel these nasty […]

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Can Natural Vinegar Kill Fire Ants?

If fire ants appear in your garden, and you’re looking for a thrifty way to kill the stinging tiny beasts, you’ll find several online home remedies for destroying them. You may wonder, “Will vinegar kill fire ants?” Scientists have actually tested the idea, as you’ll read below. Are you interested in a non-toxic method of killing […]

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How Do Ant Traps & Baits Work?

How do Ant Traps Work Tips on Using Ant traps the Right Way

 On a trip into my attic, I found several insects. My next thought was how to get rid them, so I bought some traps at my local home improvement store and set them in the attic. Since I failed to see insects in or on the traps, I wondered, “Just how do ant traps work?” […]

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How To Keep Ants Out of Your Hummingbird Feeders?

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We get hummingbirds in the summer months, so I bought a hummingbird feeder to try to attract them. However, the nectar in the feeder also attracted ants. Just how do you keep ants out of hummingbird feeders, was my first thought.How Do You Keep Ants Out of Hummingbird Feeders?Questions involving this dilemma include: How can […]

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Does Vacuuming Ants Kill Them?

Does Vacuuming Ants Kill Them

 Have you ever been a little lazy and just tried to suck up ants or other bugs? One day, as another insect disappeared into the vacuum, I thought, “Does vacuuming ants kill them?” Highly reputable websites recommend vacuuming ants to kill them. A Brazil spider test study proves that they will die, with certain caveats. Do you […]

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How to Kill Ants with Bleach?

The weather changes and all of a sudden, and you have ants crawling all over your house, making it obvious that you need an effective pest repellent. In an attempt to save money, you think, “Does bleach kill ants?” Online research says that it does, but bleach isn’t an insecticide. Plus, pouring bleach anywhere is environmentally […]

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How to Get Rid of Fire Ants with Baking Soda? Does it Kill Them?

 Once I identified some fire ants on my property, I became concerned, since my wife is allergic to them. I looked online and found several home remedies for killing ants (click here), including baking soda. While wondering, “Will baking soda kill fire ants?” I found the answer is a categorical NO. Are you serious about killing […]

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Can Boric Acid Kill Ants Instantly? Learn How to Use it Safely

 After seeing armies of ants in my attic, I found several online boric acid bug-killing recipes. I immediately thought, “Does boric acid kill ants?” It does, but important details must be followed to kill ants with this chemical. Relax, because over here at, we’re keen to details. Are you afraid of harsh pesticides? Effective ant-killing methods like […]

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