What Attracts Ants?
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What Attracts Ants?

Have you ever wondered what attracts ants? If you have discovered ants in your home, you’re likely to be looking for the answer to exactly this question, and ants are anything but welcome guests in many households. They get into food supplies, they bite, and they can be very destructive if they take up residence…

What Do Ants Eat?
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What Do Ants Eat?

Ants are one of the most common pests in America. Although they may not seem like much of a problem, ants can inflict huge damage to your home by eating away at wood and other organic materials that form structural support for homes. They also leave droppings everywhere which carry harmful bacteria or fungus spores…

Does Vinegar Kill Ants?
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Does Vinegar Kill Ants?

It’s frustrating when ants invade your house, and your first thought may be to use dangerous chemicals or attack them with boiling water.  Ants are both annoying and dangerous. You probably don’t want to kill them with chemicals, but you might have to resort to some non-chemical methods in the case of a massive infestation….

Do Ants Bite?
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Do Ants Bite?

With more than 12,000 ant species in the world, the answer to “do ants bite?” is a resounding yes! In fact, all species of ants can bite if they so choose. What we should be asking, however, is will ants bite? And the answer to that question depends on the species of ant. Which Ant…

15 Ways To Get Rid Of Ants
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15 Ways To Get Rid Of Ants

Recently a reader was having difficulty getting rid of fire ants and wanted to know if I had a solution. He said he had tried Diatomaceous Earth red and white, hot water, saltwater and straight vinegar. Nothing seemed to work, and now the fire ants were nesting in their orchard! To hopefully give him an…