Natural Pest Control: Get Rid of Ants With Simple Household Ingredients

By Staff WriterLast Updated May 27, 2020 7:28:50 PM ET
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The United States is home to 700 different ant species. These small insects can be a nuisance inside and outdoors. Traditional ant killers contain chemicals like imiprothrin, cypermethrin, and hydramethylnon. Most of the active ingredients can irritate skin if it comes into contact with it. Pesticides can pose a risk to children, pregnant women, and the elderly. 


Are you looking for a way to get rid of pests without using harsh chemicals? There are several homemade ant killers and repellents that you can make with ingredients you probably already have at home.