Ants infection for most of us calls in for termite treatment or pest control that is not necessary. Ant treatment can be simply done at home using some smart DIY hacks. These hacks are pretty simple and use ingredients that are available at home only. So here are some quick ones to know.
Vaseline is a great way of getting rid of the ants. All you need to do is to take some time to find out the place where they are coming from, once that is done, simply smear some Vaseline over it. The vaseline acts as a barrier and will do the trick to keep them out. Though it is a bit messy DIY ant repellent but will help your family to get away from the ant infestation.
Another smart way of getting rid of the ants is make a mixture of sugar and baking soda, and add a few drops of your favorite essential oil. Now, just place the mixture near the spot where the ants are coming from. The sugar attracts the ants while the baking soda kills them. Later on it is just about cleaning the mess.
The citric smell is one smart way of keeping the ants away from the home. The acidic nature of lemon juice should mask the scent markers that some ants leave behind. All you need to do is soak some cotton or a cloth in lemon juice and leave it close to the areas from where the ants are coming.
Vinegar is one ingredient that solves most of the problems. You can make use of the classic vinegar or apple cider vinegar. All you need to do is fill vinegar and water in 1:1 and fill in the spray bottle. Spray it close to the doorways, sink, windows and entry paths. Ants keep away from the scent of vinegar.
Well, we are sure you wouldn’t be sure about the fact of how cucumber can act as an ant repellent. However, the fact is the best way of getting a homemade ingredient for keeping ants away is to just place the cucumber close to the areas where ants come from.