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    Default Baby powder to stop ants - anyone tried it?

    A friend of mine has just posted this on FB...

    To keep the ants from marching into the house use Johnson's Baby Powder (it's the talc that is the deterrent) - solved a huge problem for us
    Anybody else tried that? Gotta think it would be better than those nasty ant powders if you've got young kids? wdyt?

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    Tried this and it didn't work! I am so sick of the ants in our house we have nests everywhere! Going to get the Ouse sprayed next month!

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    That's a shame - I liked that idea! We get ants in fits and starts - sometimes they're everywhere and other times, very few. I think the vast amount of food the kids drop on the floor doesn't help...

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    It didn't work for me either
    We use 'antrid' now which works well.

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    None of the home remedies stopped ours so we got the pest control in

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    I used it inside when we had them in and around the pantry and I haven't seen one in there since but have never tried it outside, I used ant sand last time which seemed to work well!

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    I've used baby powder and it's worked. You have to use a lot though!

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    Ive used cinnamon and it worked a treat.

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    I like the cinnamon idea

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    Worked for us need to ensure there's no gaps or they'll find a way


 

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