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Natural Remedies Against Ants In The House. It Turns Out You Just Need To “Cross A Line!”

Date March 28, 2019 17:08

The appearance of ants in your home causes much discomfort. These tiny insects can be everywhere, but most often you may find them in the kitchen, in a sugar bowl or other products. How can you get rid of these uninvited guests?

The most suitable options are to use natural remedies to prevent people and domestic animals from incidental hazard to their health.

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People who have met this problem repeatedly offer to pay attention to essential oils, particularly clove oil.

The following essential oils that can be used individually or mixed into a helpful remedy have also proven themselves very well:

  • peppermint;
  • tea tree;
  • lemon or orange.

It is best to apply as a spray by adding a few drops of oil to the water. A bottle with a spray should be thoroughly shaken before use. The mixture should be applied to the baseboards, cracks, and places where you saw the ants. Repeat the procedure in 2-3 days.

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Also, vinegar can be added to the oils or used as a stand-alone repellant.

ANother method you can use is ordinary white chalk. Just draw a line in front of the house. The thing is that ants are scared away by the smell of calcium carbonate, which is actually made from ground shells of marine animals.

We have another helpful secret! These insects won’t be able to overcome flour that you should spread along the house entrances or near the places where the ants were seen.

Do you have your own secrets on how to make these uninvited guests leave your home for good? Share your remedies in the comments. Remember – you don’t need to kill anything, you just have to “ask” them to go. ;)

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