Help....we have ants!

Old 04-20-2011, 06:21 AM
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Can anyone help me get rid of the ants that have invaded my kitchen?
I have tried Terro, and Borax. and still they keep coming back.
I appreciate any suggestions.
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:29 AM
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Do a search. I've seen tons of good advice on the board. I just can't think of anything except cinnamon at the moment.
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:30 AM
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I went to Lowe's hardware store and asked one of the floor employees. He asked me a few questions (trying to determine what kind of ants they were), then recommended a product and BOY did it work. Wish I could remember the name (been severeal years ago), but it was packaged in a black and yellow container. Try Lowe's. They are very helpful.
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:32 AM
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Ant traps that are similar to roach traps. Yes, try lowes, they are great.
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I don't remember if I read it here or somewhere else, but baby powder (suffocates them), or chalk. I got them in the kitchen about a month or so ago, and drew a chalk line around the perimeter of the kitchen and they disappeared.
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Cucumber peels worked for me
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:37 AM
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Originally Posted by grammydar
Can anyone help me get rid of the ants that have invaded my kitchen?
I have tried Terro, and Borax. and still they keep coming back.
I appreciate any suggestions.
They have ant bait traps that work wonderful..You can get them just about anywhere..We had them bad for a year..put out the bait traps and never had another problem...
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:39 AM
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We use a product called Home Defense made by Ortho. I think you can buy it at Walmart.
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:43 AM
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What are the ants going after in your kitchen? If they're getting into peanut butter, potato chips, oils and cat food they're grease ants. The product I found that works the best to get rid of them for good is MaxAttrax.
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I have them, too!!!!!! I can't go in the kitchen without finding an ant to kill.
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