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Getting rid of ants is hard, but what makes it even a harder job and decision is using chemicals and insecticides that can harm you, your children, your pets and basically every living thing in your home. This is why most people try looking for a common items for get rid of ants. Although this is even harder some of us consider it an only option, so we will not teach you how to get rids of ants naturally.

One method that can work if you don’t have a large ant infestation is to seal off all sources of food for a longer time. It takes up to a week for ants to comprehend there is no food and at that time they will try to find new sources of food. This requires that you clean all the time, make sure there are no leftovers in your house, no sugar, no open bottles, basically, seal off every food source that is accessible. As this can be really hard most people don’t bother and try looking for another way to eradicating ants naturally.

For outdoor ant problem, the first thing you should do is take all of your trash cans and move them as far away from your house as you can. It is better for them to go feast 20 yards from your house than in your kitchen. Eventually, if they have on feeding ground it will be easier for you to find their nest and get rid of them for good.

To prevent ant movement and their headway into your home you can seal their movements by setting a frontier. You can use various methods to achieve that, the most common include placing chalk, vinegar, chili peppers, cinnamon, citrus, mint, garlic, or natural borax.

When you find the ants nest one of the things you can do is pour several gallons of hot water into it in order to drown the ants. Of course, this is only appropriate for ant problems in your yard, as you wouldn’t want to use this method in your house.

These are the most common ways, you probably heard them already. The thing is that not all of them will work all the time, but that is a risk you will have to take if you want to do it the natural way. Also, you will have to watch your steps vigilantly, if you want to make the ants go away by sealing food then do it perfectly, no slacking here.

A few more things you can try out:

- Baby powder instead of chalk
- Use cucumbers slices as a border, most ants are repelled by it
- Try peppermint oil as a border
- Baking soda can be used as a repellent

Or if you are really bored you can just place a nice amount of sugar and syrup as bait and kill them on the spot, or trap them if you don’t want to kill them.

If you noticed a heavy infestation of ants in your property then get help from Impressive Pest Control Darlington a leading and foremost company that providing pest control solution Australia wide.

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