by Doris Donnerman
(last updated July 26, 2008)
When you go to your revolving server, or Lazy Susan, to retrieve spices while cooking, do you notice ants scurrying about? Or when you go to your pantry to heft the sugar bag onto the counter to make cookies, do ants cling to the bag, falling into the batter? If so, then you've got an ant problem.
Ants are a nuisance pest in homes, finding comfort in the food crumbs and water provided them from within the walls of your house. How do you get rid of them? If you've got a family reunion at your house coming up, and you need to get rid of them in a hurry, you might try proprietary ant killer. Proprietary ant killers are patented products that you may find in your local home improvement or hardware store. Follow these guidelines to choose the best proprietary ant killers, for your particular circumstance:
As with any chemical, proprietary ant killer contains harmful ingredients that may be lethal if ingested. Keep all pesticides and insecticides away from children and pets. Always follow the manufacturer's directions when using proprietary ant killer.
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