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IMO - The key is to not give the suckes a reason to come in. Clean up your kithen. Do not leave dity dishes in the sink, no crumbs, etc. Wipe everything down and keep it clean. Also wipe the sink dry after use. Once there is no food or water for them they will look for their meal elsewhere.
Hopefully they are not carpenter ants feeding on rotting wood in your walls.
So - Take the advice of others, seal up everything. Put down boric acid and sugar mix (outside near your kitchen or possible entry points) to attract and kill them. and keep your kitchen clean and dry. You should be all set.
Make your own ant killer cheaply - Borax cleaner and a bit of sugar does it.

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:) Hopefully they are not carpenter ants feeding on rotting wood in your walls. :) :) So - Take the advice of others, seal up everything. Put down boric acid and :) sugar mix (outside near your kitchen or possible entry points) to attract :) and kill them. and keep your kitchen clean and dry. You should be all set. :) :) Make your own ant killer cheaply - Borax cleaner and a bit of sugar does it. :) :) carpenter ants won't feed on the wood, they use damaged wood from termites and fungi rot or simple hollow areas to nest in...more of a nuisance than anything, especially since they are classified as a wood destroying insect.
Not all ants eat sugar based foods all the time, so it can be guess work guessing what proteins they may be attracted to.
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Lar wrote:

They don't eat wood, merely tunnel into it for chambers. Only difference is termites actually eat the wood; carpenter ants just chew, and sometimes use old termite cavities.

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