Keep the Ants Away From Your Home
Posted on May 13 2012 at 12:31:50 PM in House & Garden
To prevent ants showing up in your home, you have to keep it clean. That is the best way to protect your food and health. So, when you leave food outside, you have to cover it with something. Of course, it is better if you put it in some box or something similar. Wipe the sinks and kitchen countertops. For better results, you can clean them with vinegar solution.
As you know it is recommended to clean your home with green cleaning products. They are cheaper and won’t harm your health.
Ants come from outside. So, you have to take care of your garden, first. It is good to spread coffee beans in the garden and around the house. The ants do not like their smell.
Home cleaning Sydney suggests to draw with a chalk the places where ants have been entered (in front of the doors, small cracks, etc.). You should be careful when using it, because there is a chance to get sick because of it.
Also, you can use different kind of spices - mint, black pepper, cinnamon, garlic, chili pepper, etc. Just spread them where you have seen ants. Bay leaves work great. You can place them in the drawers, counters and cabinets. That way you will be certain you won’t see ants in these places.
The best green cleaning product is vinegar. If you want to get rid of ants, you have to wipe the places where they have been. These creatures do not like vinegar smell and it works as an acid and can disinfect that places.
Another good way to kill the insects is to make a trap. You have to mix jelly and borax. They will smell the sweet and will come right away, but the borax will eliminate the pesky things.
Cucumber peelings are toxic for the ants. You can place them where you do not want to see ants.
In case you are using too harsh poisons, you have to wear gloves. Otherwise, there is a chance to infect your eyes, or get skin itching. If you have any questions, you can ask end of lease cleaning Sydney.