Red ants – Remedies and tips to keep them at bay

Red ants are man’s common enemy. They are vicious and they bite stings enough to make a man yell! They come in armies of thousands and invade your home like no other insect. You can find them swarming around at the most unlikely places in and around your house.


Red ants - Remedies and tips to keep them at bay

Take  a look at the below mention home remedies to get rid of red ants:

  1. Lemon juice contains citric acid which they hate. Spraying lemon juice in the cracks and holes they are infesting can prove to be an effective method to curb them.
  2. People swear by ground cinnamon and cinnamon oil.
  3. Cinnamon oil and clove is a combination you can apply which will give a pleasant fragrance to your house and make the ants run for their life at the same time!
  4. Borax and sugar is another handy combination. Sugar attracts the ants and borax will kill them on consumption!
  5. Peppermint oil can work wonders as well. You can put them on windows and doors or practically any place from where you suspect the ants are getting in and it will act as a barrier.
  6. A line drawn with a chalk they will not cross! Red ants hate chalk and it will keep them on the other side of the line. You can also use chalk powder for the same.
  7. If you don’t want to kill them but just drive them away to a new place away from you, you can use coffee grounds, they absolutely hate the smell and will scurry off immediately.
  8. Sprinkling cornmeal on the area infested can make them move off. It does not provide immediate results but you can be guaranteed that they will leave within a week.
  9. Use a solution of vinegar and water and mop your floors or the areas infested and there you go! Problems solved!

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Home remedies do not always offer the guarantee that a professional pest control can. Do keep in mind if the infestation is very bad or there are too many colonies of the red ants attacking your house, it is best to call in the professionals before more damage is done. Try these remedies and If these home remedies don’t help you, you can always approach Quotemykaam team for your residential pest control services or commercial pest control services.

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