13 Common Items for Getting Rid of Ants | Reader's Digest

13 Common Items for Getting Rid of Ants

From adhesive tape to vinegar, these 13 common items will tackle your ant problem and help you get rid of ants for good.

From Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Things (Reader's Digest Association Books)

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For an effective organic ant repellent, scatter talcum powder liberally around house foundations and known points of entry, such as doors and windows. Other effective organic repellents include cream of tartar, borax, powdered sulfur, and oil of cloves. You can also try planting mint around the house foundations. See more uses for Talcum Powder.

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