How to Kill Ants with Homemade Repellent

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Concoct this lethal mixture if you have a serious ant problem in your home. The ants will carry it back to their nest, which will hopefully end your problem. Borax is a natural cleaning product that can be found in the detergent section of most grocery and hardware stores. Yield: 24 ounces.

• 2 cups borax
• 1 cup sugar

Directions: Combine the borax and sugar. Sprinkle on ant trails, or place in small containers in places where you’ve seen ants. Be careful to keep away from small children and pets.

Find more helpful recipes inNatural Insect Repellents.

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