Thanks to the Internet and easy access to information these days, home remedies and routine household maintenance have made a comeback. This do-it-yourself culture has extended to the realm of pest control. An online search for “how to get rid of ants" or “DIY ant repellent" will yield page after page of results.
Type “do-it yourself pest control" into an online search engine and you're going to come back with more than one million results. (Literally. We checked.) However, finding a lot of hits on your search doesn't necessarily mean that these methods will work.
For many, a home is not complete without a pet. Pets are like family. They're always around bringing joy to their people, often eating, sleeping and traveling with them. They're always loyal and happy to see their owners after a long, hard day at work. And because of all this, taking care of the family pets and keeping them out of harm's way is often a top priority of pet owners.
Discovering ants in your home can be frustrating and disheartening. Even the cleanest kitchens can sometimes attract these determined invaders. When deciding how to eradicate these pests, ant traps that contain a bait substance are a commonly advised solution. But are they the best way to handle an infestation in your home?