Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it 'home,' can't digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!
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 or
Pour éliminer les traces noires de moisissure sur un tissu, mélangez 0.5 litre de vinaigre blanc + 2 verres de gros sel + 3 cuillères à soupe de bicarbonate de soude. Avec une éponge, le passez copieusement sur les tâches. Laissez agir 5 à 10 minutes, brossez chaque face du tissu et rincez. Les tâches seront désincrustées et la toile sera désodorisée. Sinon, renouvelez l'opération. N.B : Ne pas le faire en plein soleil car l'évaporation rapide du produit aura une moindre qualité.
Add 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar to every quart of water in your pets water dish. Fleas will not go near your pet. Fill a spray bottle with half white vinegar half cold water then go around your house mist your furniture, rugs, drapes and anywhere fleas like to hide and lay eggs. Try this every time you're ready to vacuum and you'll be surprised how this little trick will get rid of not only fleas but ants, spiders and just about any critter that's lurking around your home.
How To Restore Stained & Yellowed Vintage Linens Put yellowed items in a large pot of water. Add 1/4 cup salt and 1/2 cup baking soda. (Alternatively you can do this same method using an oxygen bleach.) Bring to a boil and turn off the burner. The SECRET to cleaning linens is HOT water. Allow to soak (with occasional stirring) for as long as needed. It’s not uncommon for it to take 2 to 3 days.
Spiders hate Peppermint! Put some peppermint oil in a squirt bottle with a little water and spray your garage and all door frames. - interesting!I knew it helped keep mice away but i didnt know it worked for spiders too, ill have to try it # Pin++ for Pinterest # great-ideas
DIY Tip of the Day: Portable roller stand. Ripping a long board on a small portable table saw can be dangerous without extra support. If you don’t have a helper, clamp a short-nap paint roller to a sawhorse as a roller stand. Tighten the clamp firmly to prevent slipping. As you move around your work area, carry the sawhorse along. Now you’ll always have support to safely cut long boards. - William A. Goldbach
Rid ants with a Borax paste. Ants carry it back to their colony, it kills the whole nest. Mix 1 teaspoon borax or boric acid and 1 teaspoon sugar or honey with enough water to make a thin paste, and put the mix in a small jar near where the ants have been foraging.