Slowly mix 3C warm water w/ 1C sugar & 3T boric acid, and store in a glass jar. Fill lid with cotton balls then fill the lid with solution, saturating the cotton; place as many small dishes of bait around as you want/need to. Ants should be gone the next day.
Borax Ant Killer Ingredients: 1 cup of very warm water ½ cup of sugar 2 tablespoons of borax powder (found in laundry aisle) Mix together until dissolved. Soak cotton ball, place on stiff paper & put near all ant trails. Ants will flock to eat & then take back to colony & kill off. Keep remainder in frid. You may need to put out a few times.
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Homemade carpet powder: According to a friend, if you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey.
DIY eco-friendly ant killer. Half cup water, cup of sugar, tablespoon of borax. Place a few drops on piece of cardboard out of the way of pets