Although all organisms on planet Earth share the third rock from the Sun equally, humans call insects, animals, fungi, and other organisms “pests” whenever they enter their living spaces. To be fair, nobody likes living in houses, apartments, or other residences where ants swarm garbage cans, bees nest inside walls, and cave crickets fill basements. Ants are all over the planet and adapt to changing circumstances quickly. They become a problem more quickly than most homeowners think they could. Let’s take a look at several ways of getting ants out of homes or preventing them from entering.
Manually Kill Them
Though this method takes time, effort, and a bit of luck, fledgling ant infestations can be done away with by manually squishing each one of them. Ants reproduce quickly and don’t need much time to find all available sources of food inside homes. As such, manually stomping or pressing them out one-by-one can be an effective remedy in the interim. You should always ride this method out if you can’t afford any other remedy.
Sodium borate, also known as disodium tetraborate, sodium tetraborate, or by its trade name of Borax, is an effective means of poisoning ants. Keep in …