Get rid of ants in the house naturally

The fact is that humans are not the only ones that enjoy spring and summer, but also manly animals that are awakening from the hibernation, and one of those animal species are insects especially ants. Fortunately, there are many ways to get rid of these boring animals, and the best thing is that most of the things for eliminating ants you already have in your home. I suggest you a couple of the most effective and easiest ways to get rid of them.

Lemon juice

Lemon juice is excellent natural ant repellant. Simply sprinkle the freshly squeezed lemon juice on the critical points in which you have noticed the most ants. Citric acid repels ants and as soon as they feel it, their natural instinct alerts them to move away from it. Squeeze the lemon juice along fissures and cracks in.


Apply the essential cinnamon to all corners where the ants appear. You can apply the oil using do it using a cotton swab. Also, you can make a mixture with a half liters of water and two tablespoons of cinnamon. Spray the mixture directly at the place where the ants are. Or pour the cinnamon on critical locations (follow from where the path of ants arises). The ants will quickly disappear. This is a proven and effective combination.


Spray the ants with solution of vinegar and water in ratio 2: 1. You can apply this mixture without the fear of ruining furniture. This is a great way to get rid of ants if you know where they are.

Vinegar can be used in several ways. It can be poured directly to the focal point (if you find it). This is a guaranteed way to destroy all the ants that have found a way to penetrate your house and prevent their recurrence. Then, you can spray the corners and small holes combination of vinegar and dishwashing detergent.

Water and dishwashing detergent

Boil half a liter of water and add 50 ml of dishwashing detergent. Pour mixture in the sprayer bottle and apply to the critical points.

Baking soda and powdered sugar

Mix equal parts of baking soda and powdered sugar. Put the mixture in a place where you have noticed most ants. In a few days you will destroy them all.

Red hot pepper

Pour red hot peppers in the path of the ants. Red pepper will quickly make it go away. However, this is not recommended if you have small children or pets.

Corn flour

Feed the ants with corn flour. The ants will eat the corn in their nests, but since their organism cannot digest it, the chances are they are it will kill them. Corn flour is safe for children and pets.


You can get chalk for ants in almost all agricultural pharmacies. Simply drag the chalk line and do not worry, the ants will not dare to cross over it. Chalk stick in cracks and ants do not like chalks or the calcium carbonate in the chalk. This will keep them away from where you applied the chalk.

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