Is Your House Full of Ants Again?
Are ants taking over your home again? Troubled by myrmecophobia (the fear of ants)? Not ready to call an exterminator? Here are a few tips if you want to try it on your own:
Salt — Try locating the ant hills and sprinkling the area with salt.
Vaseline Petroleum Jelly — If ants are raiding your birdhouse for munchies, try smearing Vaseline around the bottom of the pole to keep them from climbing.
Cream of Wheat/Minute Rice — You can kill ants by spreading Cream of Wheat or Minute Rice on or around the ant hill (or wherever they’re being problematic). The ants will eat the grains of wheat or rice, and it will expand, causing their stomachs to burst.
Flour — Spread solid lines of flour on any paths ants travel across. Ants don’t like flour, and they will not cross through it.
The best remedy is to contact a professional ant exterminator, we are here to help.