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Eliminate sugar ants from the home using bait made of mint jelly and boric acid. Mixing and applying the bait takes requires a few minutes. Within days, you can eliminate the ant problem. More »

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Sugar ants do bite, but the bite is not painful. If a sugar ant locates a source of sugar, a home can quickly become infected by thousands of ants. More »

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Borax and boric acid, when mixed with sweet foods, are effective at killing sugar ants. Borax and boric acid are both toxic to sugar ants but relatively harmless to humans and pets. More »

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