Clean your surface countertops with vinegar. Ants hate to walk on
chalk so you can draw a circle around the breadbox with a piece of
chalk. But, get some Tero so they take the poison bait back to the
Terro is definitely the way to go. I bought those worthless squares years
ago, and while they do NOTHING to kill the ants, they are a great Terro
delivery system. Just a tiny drop of Terro on each opening and on the top
and your ants will be gone in 24 hours. Different types of ants (tiny red
ones, little black ones, big black ones, etc.) show up at different times of
the year and in different places in the house (kitchen, bathroom, porch) but
one little square with Terro on it does the trick. The kitchen square will
be set up by May 1st, in time for the small black ones, who are the first to
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