Have you ever got stung by a ferocious fire ant? If yes, you will realise that you should not have these pests anywhere near your home or garden. From medical treatments to structural damages, the cost pertaining to fire ants is running into the billions annually. Being one of the most aggressive pests, they attack and sting repeatedly when their colonies are disturbed. This ant treatment guide will tell you about how to get rid of fire ants, and protect your home and family.
Mix equal amount of water and lemon juice and spray the solution on the susceptible areas such as prospective entry points or their typical trails. This method has to be repeated consistently to have some effects.
Dish soaps as well as detergents are harmful to ants as the chemicals in them can damage the exoskeleton of the ants. So, you can prepare a solution of dish soap or detergent with water and spray the mixture at the ant entry points.
Vinegar has a strong smell which can repel ants effectively. For better results, you can prepare a solution by mixing equal amount of vinegar, baking soda and water, and spray it over the high-traffic areas of the ants. Though this mixture will not slaughter the ants, it can get these pests out of your home.
Take a little quantity of boiling water and add four sliced cayenne peppers to it. Let this mixture sit for 24 hours. After this time period, sprinkle powdered cayenne peppers over the ant colony and then drizzle this cayenne water into the ant hill. This mixture can also be sprayed around your home or garden to eliminate the ant infestation.
Call The Experts:
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