How to Ant-proof your home

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No one wants pests in their home, regardless of their size or shape. Even though they could appear to be relatively innocuous, having ants in your home is not ideal. Although there are many alternatives for ant control in Sydney, there are a few straightforward preventative measures that can be taken to keep ants out of one's property. Here are five home remedies you may use to help keep ants out of your house :

  1. Chalk

Unbelievably, using chalk to repel ants works really well. That is so because chalk contains calcium carbonate, a substance that naturally repels ants. Chalk powder can be sprayed or drawn on in locations where ants are entering the area. The ants will halt at the line, which is absurd. Ants will stick to the lines you make with a little chalk, while it isn't much of a barrier for other things.

  1. Peppermint

Most people are unaware of peppermint's strong insect-repelling abilities. They actually prevent much more than just ants from entering your house. Because of peppermint's potent aroma, ants cannot stand it. You can sprinkle or spray a cup of water diluted with a few drops of peppermint essential oil in the locations where you know ants are likely to penetrate.

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  1. Block access to food

The general guideline is that by leaving food supplies, such as food scraps, open garbage cans, or crumbs, you are bringing a variety of animals to that food source. Ants are the same. Since they are drawn to most meals, especially sweeter and more starchy ones like honey and sugar, it is usually a good idea to keep anything containing those foods properly packed. Finally, be sure to clean or sweep away crumbs because uninvited ants can readily enter your house if food scraps are left on the floor.

  1. White Vinegar

White vinegar is arguably the most adaptable household ingredient. It is an essential component of virtually every DIY cleaning solution known to man. But ants typically can't stand it because it is also fairly smelly. Simply sprinkle a solution of white vinegar and water that has been mixed in equal parts at entry locations for ants.

  1. Citrus Fruits

Any citrus fruit with naturally occurring acids will function to deter ants. Squeezing a lemon will serve as a natural ant deterrent if you do it where you know ants are entering. When cleaning floors, a little lemon juice can be added to the water to help deter ants.

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The above mentioned methods will make your home ant-proof. If you still notice ants in your home, we recommend contact pest control Sydney professional who can aid you in extinguishing ants and your home secured.

Rex Pest Control Services is the solution if you need reputable and trustworthy ant pest control in Sydney. Our team of experts, who work for a registered and fully insured pest control company, is committed to providing our customers and clients with nothing less than exceptional services. You can count on us to work with you to create pest-free homes and businesses since we have the most recent information in the field. Contact us today for a free quotation.

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