Ekaterina43/Shutterstock Is an army of ants marching toward the cookie jar on your countertop or some sweet prize in your pantry? Here’s how to get rid of ants using only tape: Create a “moat” around the object by surrounding it with adhesive tape or duct tape placed sticky side up. Ants or not, it’s always a good idea to have a versatile roll of duct tape around the house. Here’s how to get rid of the 10 most disgusting bugs in your home!
BW Folsom/Shutterstock If you’ve had it with sharing your living quarters with roaches or ants, give them the heave-ho by sprinkling boric acid along any cracks or crevices where you’ve spotted the intruders. Use a baster to blow small amounts of the powder into hard-to-reach corners and any deep voids you come across. Note: Keep in mind that boric acid can be toxic if ingested by young children or pets. Make sure you know these 13 secrets about bugs that pest control will never tell you.