DIY Ant Control Balls - Mix 1/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons of borax and 1/2 cup warm water together in a bowl. Soak approximately 12 cotton balls in the mixture until they have soaked up a good amount of mixture. Place cotton balls in areas you are having the ant issues. The sugar attracts the ants but the borax is toxic. Ants will carry the mixture back to the others and share.
Borax is very effective at keeping cockroaches, ants, water bugs and a few other household pests at bay. You just have to mix equal parts of borax with regular sugar. The sugar helps to draw the bugs in and the borax takes them away – permanently. Take care that you do not leave this out where pets or small children can reach it. Mule Team Borax actually recommends that you keep it away from your pets so keep the bug treatment somewhere that pets cannot reach. Good places are under stoves, refri
Borax ant bait. Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products, and get this: it's absolutely 100% natural. The best way (in my opinion) to use Borax is to mix 1 cup of warm water with 1/2 cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then soak the Borax mixture up with cotton balls and place those cotton balls near any trails the ants have established in your home. Feeding frenzy... tomorrow they'll be gone
How To Get Rid Of Ants: Kill the whole colony with borax and sugar! This tutorial shows you how, and it really works!