On Mon, 24 Jul 2006 11:29:53 -0400, Stubby
:If you're cheap like me, half borax and half sugar will do the job.
I have some commercial stuff, a liquid which contains boric acid, but
I've found that the ants don't care for it. I mix a drop of it with a
drop of pancake syrup and they are much more interested.
I have the same problem every year, usually a bout in the winter and
another in the summer. I'm fighting off the summer invasion right now.
Every ant I see is a dead ant. When I see several, I wipe the area with
a sponge, because I'm convinced that the ants leave a trail that tells
other ants "hey, I like this place, I found a crumb of this, a few
molecules of that." This keeps them in check. I haven't found external
colonies, but maybe they are there. I suspect they are living within the
:> What is the best procuct for getting rid of ants? I see a bunch around my
:> kitchen window and sink, and I kill them, and minutes later there are more.
:> They are the really small ones.
:> I think they are in the walls. Do they live in the ground, and just travel
:> thru the wall to the kitchen?
:> I do keep my kitchen very clean, so it's not like there are food crumbs
:> laying around.