Ants can cause a big nuisance to home owners because they budge into a home in search of food. They can cause havoc to a home by chewing through the wood, insulation and electrical wire. They can even bite humans being and spread diseases, For these reasons, it’s important to take steps to prevent ants from entering your home and to deal with them if they do become a problem. You can do this by sealing cracks and crevices, cleaning up spills and crumbs, and eliminating sources of standing water. If you have an ant problem, it’s important to address it promptly to prevent further damage.
There are natural methods that can drive ants away from your home;
A. By using diatomaceous earth; creating barrier in your home by using diatomaceous earth, it is a powder that is made from fossilized algae that will dehydrate ants and make them avoid the area.
B. By using a mixture of Vinegar and water spray around your home, vinegar serves as repellent to the ants.
C. By the use of Cinnamon: you can sprinkle cinnamon around your home because the smell is very unpleasant to the ants which will stops them from entering the home.
D. By using Citrus peels: using citrus peels and coffee grounds or bay leaves to keep ants away from your home, because citrus peels and coffee grounds have have a strong scent that ants doesn’t like.
E. By using lavender or mint plants, as the smell of these plants is also unpleasant to ants.