How Do You Get Rid Of Ants?

Jump to Last Post 1-6 of 6 discussions (6 posts)
  1. PhoenixV profile image64
    PhoenixVposted 2 years ago

    How Do You Get Rid Of Ants?

  2. The Dirt Farmer profile image95
    The Dirt Farmerposted 2 years ago

    I don't know about inside the house, but . . . if you have ants in your garden, I would recommend leaving them alone. They are really beneficial!

  3. tsmog profile image81
    tsmogposted 2 years ago

    Destroy the nest or get rid of the attraction.

  4. peachpurple profile image82
    peachpurpleposted 2 years ago

    if  the ants are in the house, remove the food that the ants were eating.
    You don't have to wipe them off. The ants will disperse on its own.

  5. easylearningweb profile image91
    easylearningwebposted 2 years ago

    I had researched this in recent past because we had a problem last year with ants in our kitchen and bathroom, and it was shortly after renovations. We got an exterminator because we needed immediate help. They applied bait which supposedly is taken back to nest.

    However, if there are just a few ants here and there and you need a quick natural fix, you can spray with a vinegar and water mix because ants do not like vinegar so they will stay away.  However then I was told that the vinegar was bad for my granite countertops,  so instead alcohol in a spray bottle will do the trick.  Alcohol is OK on granite and will clean your countertops and will also kill the ants.

  6. Matthew Woolsey profile image68
    Matthew Woolseyposted 2 years ago

    I have a few thousand my self. This is a tricky question. They can be hard to get rid of and at the same time there a ways that you are attracting them. I use a pesticide called tero or trttro it is a liquid that u can drop anywhere they are collecting at (not good for pets or kids so be careful with using if you have any). Its very affective they eat it up like stink on   S**t . Like I said also you can be causing them to like by leaving food out, any thing sugary, soda cans anything sweet. Also outdoors you may have plants or flowers they are attracted to so do what you can find the sources and try to eliminate their supply chain.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)