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Tired of Ants? Try These Natural Ways to Deal With Them

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  • While they are mostly harmless, unlike other insects such as ticks and mosquitoes that can cause disease outbreaks, ants can pose a problem if they invade your home
  • If you’re trying to get rid of ants in your living space, please note that pesticides are NOT the most ideal solution

Have you ever left crumbs of food on the floor and accidentally alerted a hoard of ants? While they are mostly harmless, unlike other insects such as ticks and mosquitoes that can cause disease outbreaks, ants can pose a problem if they invade your home. Here's everything you need to know about ants, and how you can keep them from wreaking havoc around your house.

Ants are usually present when there are sources of food near their colonies, and usually transport and navigate through places in a straight line. These straight lines are marked by pheromones to help each ant navigate to wherever they are going. This is because ants have poor eyesight, and sometimes only depend on their sense of smell and touch. There are also studies that suggest that ants use their legs to sense vibrations in the ground.


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