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DIY guide to keeping ants out of your kitchen.

Keeping ants out of your kitchen can be a frustrating task, but there is an easy DIY solution that can help.

One of the most effective ways to keep ants out of your kitchen is by using a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and water. Simply mix the solution in a spray bottle and spray it around the areas where you have seen ants, such as countertops, sink, windowsills and doorways.

The vinegar scent will deter ants and the acidity of the vinegar will disrupt their sense of smell and make it difficult for them to find their way back into your kitchen. This solution is also safe to use around food and kids, as it is non-toxic.

Another tip to keep ants out of your kitchen is to keep surfaces clean and free of crumbs and spills. Ants are attracted to sugary and greasy foods, so it’s important to wipe down counters and sweep or vacuum the floor regularly.

You should also be sure to seal any cracks or crevices around windows, doors, and baseboards to prevent ants from entering your kitchen. Use caulk to fill in any gaps, and make sure that all windows and doors close tightly.

To prevent ants from coming in, you may also want to place a few bay leaves near doorways and windows. The strong smell of bay leaves will keep the ants away.

By using a mixture of white vinegar and water, keeping your kitchen clean, sealing gaps, and placing bay leaves, you can easily keep ants out of your kitchen. With this easy DIY solution, you can enjoy a ant-free kitchen in no time.


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