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Old 09-07-2017, 09:20 PM   #1
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Sugar Ants

Hey y'all, been having an issue with sugar ants in my kitchen area. Wondering if any of y'all have had this issue and what is the best and cheapest way to get rid of them. Other then you general housekeeping.

Any advanced will help.

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Old 09-08-2017, 02:08 PM   #2
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I haven't had an ant problem in any of my trailers but at home I get good results with Grants Ant Stakes. I wet the bait portion with some hot water and stir it with a toothpick. When the ants don't take this bait I add a drop of honey.
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Old 09-08-2017, 02:21 PM   #3
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We always use Terro with great results. A few drops on a piece of cardboard and they come running. Have to let them take it back to their colony and kills them all.
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Old 09-08-2017, 02:35 PM   #4
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Google "ant killer Borax". (sugar, water and Borax) Works great, cheap. Darn close to as good as Toro. We put the mix on cotton balls then put the cotton balls on tin foil. . You can refresh it after a few days with an eyedropper.
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Old 09-08-2017, 03:10 PM   #5
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Awesome, I'll give them a try. Hopefully I can knock'em dead soon. Tried of killing the little bastards. Thanks y'all!
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Old 09-08-2017, 03:34 PM   #6
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We always use Terro with great results. A few drops on a piece of cardboard and they come running. Have to let them take it back to their colony and kills them all.
X2 - this is what we use.
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Old 09-08-2017, 06:23 PM   #7
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We use a combination of Terro traps put in strategic places and an eco-friendly ant spray to kill ones we see.

Are you getting new ones in? Or dealing with existing ants from a past trip?

If the former (new ones in), make sure you get the most gnarly ant killer that you're willing to tolerate and spray anything that touches the ground: tires, electric line, hoses, stabilizers, landing gear/tongue jack, etc.
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Old 12-14-2017, 08:09 AM   #8
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We just used the Terro as other posters have suggested, and that stuff works! The ants are GONE. They are gone and I don't see any coming back. We used it for 2 nights and haven't seen any since.
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Old 12-14-2017, 08:28 AM   #9
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We use Terro liquid traps at home and after the first few days tens of them are dead on the floor.
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Old 12-14-2017, 08:49 AM   #10
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Home Defense by Ortho. I had BIG problems at home on the road for 3yrs. Used it 1 time no ants for 2 yrs. Then a couple showed up, did a lite spray. Now its been 4 yrs more still no ants. At home or camp sites I spray the ground around ever part of camper that touches the earth no problems.
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