How can you get rid of ants in your house?
Borax will kill sugar little black house ants and big black ants, and powdered sugar will attract them. Make a homemade bait by thoroughly mixing one part borax with 3 parts powdered sugar. Fill tiny containers with this homemade bait and place them as close to the place where you suspect ants are entering your house.
What attracts ants in your house?
Buildings wear and tear and need to maintained to keep all pest critter out. Ants are attracted to the sweet scent. unkept house will attrack the ants. Use soap or vinegar with water to clean away food.
What is special about ants?
Ants play an important role in the environment. Supporting soil, climate, and living things that influence a plants or animals characteristics and ability to survive. Ants turn and aerate the soil, allowing water and oxygen to reach plant roots. Ants take seeds down into their tunnel to eat the nutritious that are part of the seed. These seeds often sprout and grow new plants
What is an ant colony?
Ants are social insects, which means they live in a group, or colony. Colonies live inside nests that can be built in trees, underground, or even inside special ant plants. Ant colonies are highly organized, usually ruled by a single queen, and each ant has specific jobs to do. Most ants in a colony are female workers. There are three kinds of ants in a colony: The queen, the female workers, and males. The queen and the males have wings, while the workers don’t have wings.
What will keep ants away?
Fixing the conditions conducive to ants nesting in around your house or commercial business building. The most common condition is excessive moisture.