Four Easy to Produce and Apply Ant Control Blends10/14/2016Battling unwelcomed critters is one of the biggest inconveniences you come across as a homeowner in Knoxville. The frustration is even more disheartening if you’re trying exterminate them inside your home and near your grass. Ants can be very difficult to destroy. But we believe our safe and tested recipes will benefit you in the labor of repelling these unwanted visitors.Now if you notice any ants of any kind, like: little black ants, piss ants, fire ants, pavement ants, or pharaoh ants: try these simple homemade ant control methods.1. Ant Powder Repellant Ingredients¼ Cup of Dried Mint Flakes¼ Cup Ground Cinnamon1 Cup of Rock Dust (From a Nursery}1 Cup of Garlic Powder½ Cup of Alfalfa Meal½ Cup of Cayenne PepperDirectionsBlend all seven ingredients into a large paper bag. Spread the mix wherever you have seen ants. The mix will not exterminate the ants, but it will create a protective wall that will repel ants off your property. After all this concoction is extremely potent and has gobs of spices, you should keep it away from your eyes. When spreading this blend confirm that toddlers and dogs are not in the vicinity.2. Handmade Peanut Butter Ant BaitIngredients4 Tablespoons of Peanut Butter6 Tablespoons of Honey¾ Teaspoon of Boric AcidDirectionsBlend all three ingredients together. Put a small spoonful of ant bait near the scavenging ants. They’ll not only munch on the fatal poison but take it home and contaminate the Queen Ant too. If you’re baiting correctly, the ants shall be eliminated in a couple days.Boric Acid is a generally used chemical in pest control. Please keep in mind when using this chemical to keep toddlers and pets distant from your bait. Additionally it is important to scrub hands afterwards before handling food,kids, pets and plants.3. Jelly and Feline Ant Bait Ingredients¼ Cup of Grape Jelly1 Small Can of Moist Cat Food1 Teaspoon or Boric AcidDirectionsInfuse all three ingredients together. And use the same directions as formula number two. This formula for ant bait is mighty efficient also. Another thing you should keep in mind is if you have a small animal, to please be vigilant of it. You don’t want to mistakenly harm Mr. Meowgi, or whatever your cat’s name is, while controlling ants with boric acid.4. Uncomplicated Ant Spray Ingredients2 Liters of Warm Water2 Tablespoons of Soap Flakes1 Tablespoon of Hot Sauce1 Teaspoon of Sesame Oil1 Teaspoon of Natural Castile Soap (citrus and vegetable oil)DirectionsMix all the ingredients in a large spray bottle. Shake the repellant and when you’re done squirt the location that is over taken by ants.If you’re being overtaken by ants in Knoxville, try these handmade ant control methods. If you think these aren’t working connect with Bulwark Exterminating. We have highly skilled, certified and experienced ant control professionals on standby to deal with your ant issue. And if you’re anxious that we will ask you to ask you to take a personal day from work or special outings to eradicate these pests, don’t fret; we will work around your schedule because we know your time is valuable.