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Posted: March 1, 2012 4:21:42 am
Every year in the spring we get ants really bad. I try to buy the Raid and they laugh at it. I actually had a guy come out every month for like 6 months to spray thinking that would help and it did not. Anyone have some really unique ideas on how to eliminate ants?

Recently tried a dryer sheet laying on the floor (I know sounds stupid but I am willing to try anything), Tried Borax Detergent with white sugar on top (Was told they would carry it back to the farm and it would kill everyone) I think it keeps they away in general but the ants seem to just walk around my trap.
Posted: March 1, 2012 8:29:23 am
I use the home defense stuff: http://www.orthohomedefense.com/
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Posted: March 1, 2012 9:35:31 am

Just kidding...Laughing

Bug bombs seem to work nicely; make sure you cover up any appliances (TV, computer, stereo, and of course, comics) if using that method...
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Posted: March 1, 2012 9:44:59 am
We had the same problem. But went with a different pest control service about 8 yes ago. They spray quarterly and on request if I see bugs. No problems since. If you have a service and still have ants, you need a different service.
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Posted: March 1, 2012 10:11:35 am
I've used this and it seems to work

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Posted: March 1, 2012 10:30:11 am
dough boy said:
I use the home defense stuff: http://www.orthohomedefense.com/

Where do you purchase this from and what is the approx cost?
Posted: March 1, 2012 10:39:08 am
I think I saw the Ortho stuff at Walmart.
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Posted: March 1, 2012 10:53:19 am
I will check it out for sure. These things are driving me batty plus having a 2 year old that makes messes and such does not help. I think they built this home on an ant farm. I know the weather is partly to blame but I am ready tear down the house and dose their farm with something that will put an end to them.

Posted: March 2, 2012 3:40:43 pm
Before you get anything, make sure it's kid safe for your 2 year old, Same goes for pets if you have any.
Posted: March 2, 2012 9:36:10 pm
Good point. Kids I am concerned about pets no (kidding) Smile

The stuff I bought originally does not even kill ants little lone kids.
Posted: March 3, 2012 2:04:49 am
I use Terra ant traps. They work phenomenally.
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Posted: March 3, 2012 12:08:29 pm
Believe it or not. There is an artificial sweetener. I use it to kill off the ant in my patio. and it works. Cannot remember which brand it was Sucrose i think

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