Every time I go to the kitchen I do a thorough search. Fire ants, fucking fire ants. Shot with a 650d, 18-135 kit lens, E-image at7402. Exterminator pretty much said there is really nothing you can do to keep them completely out, since ANYTHING can bring them in, and once they've run out they'll leave again. Max, being the youngest boy among his four older sisters, is leading the life he wants it to be. I've poured it on the trails of them outside when they were coming in under the screened porch to steal water from our pool and float around in mats/balls of fire ants. But NO. Fucking fire ants. I'm glad you caught baby in time. (Yeah, we had a lot of them!) So we have a little flower area right outside the house and a magical pumpkin plant started growing. I have had the same problem when I used to keep crickets and now they have infiltrated my dog food. In LA China Town they sell this dank chalk. They just ARE THERE and they're gross and icky and mean and so many of them. Captain Edward Smith insisted to go down with the ship, refusing a life boat. What I'm trying to say is, I sympathize, and you're not crazy or overreacting (especially since you have both the regular fuckers and the firey ones too). Good luck with the bug guy!! Being able to play his video games for eight hours straight while doing life threatening tricks with his skateboard, what more could a 16 year old ask for? Then the queen makes more, so 6 months later, you get more ants. I found them in my car yesterday. When I find and kill ants I frequently scream "there is no escaping here!!!" Trust me on this one... Do yourself a favor and go to your local walmart or grocery depending upon where you live some grocery stores will not have it but walmart should, spend the money on a can of Bengal Roach SPray, the red can. So me and Jammies toddler have to run to walmart, I have just woken up not thirty minutes ago and have been dealing with ant shit since I got downstairs. I'm assuming you've tried Terro brand ant traps for inside? HATE ANTS. It does not work on carpenter ants so, I've been spraying them with foaming wasp killer when I find their nests. Why I hate ants I grew up in rural Pennsylvania in a tiny town nestled below the Allegheny Mountains. It seems to get worse right at first b/c all of the ants race to slop up all the poison but within a day they are all gone. Now this house is about 30 years old and the deck and siding and back doors are all about 30 years old. Dawn (the blue fish soap) mixed with water. I have noticed several around the house, mostly in the kitchen. It's not an overwhelming problem but on the kitchen counters and in the cabinets I find ants. And it just happened to be the morning my in-laws were coming to stay with us for two days. So what we did was place those white ant poison bait things where they take it back to the nest and kill the colony, didn't work. We figure that would be the end of the ants. I find birds to be more annoying than they use to be. Moms only. I think Anty - who's about 12mm long - guards his territory, coz we rarely have ordinary ants inside. We had an issue at my office with ants getting in through a small hole under the sink where the pipe came through the wall. but they keep coming back! But, if they DARE invade MY "territory" (because I do not invade theirs), then--it's open season for the can of Raid--except in the kitchen, around food. God ants are annoying. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the breakingmom community. I'm also really careful about cleaning the sink in addition to everything else. I just made me a little compost pile in the back yard with some old mulch from last year, that has pretty much broken down by now, rose clippings from this year, and the "dirty" mulch from our flower gardens in the front yard that my wife didn't want to reuse. What kinds of food do ants love, and what kinds do they hate? Now I don't hate it because I think it's a bad game. Winged ones?!!??? You know what I found they hate? Sneaking into an Ant haters HATE club... What I SEE WILL SHOCK YOU.. (Roblox) - Duration: 18:03. That's my worst fear. What the best way to get rid of ants without getting an exterminator? A fire ant pile. I found their main compound and its a pile of rock at the base of a â¦ Every two feet there's an ant hill to avoid. Go live somewhere else, fuckers, your nest is gone. Even if your kitchen is completely spotless, they'll come in for a drop of water that fell from your glass. Speedy fellah. I'm so upset. And my other favorite phrase to say when dealing with bugs is "if there's one, there some" (aren't i clever, or deranged?). Also look into diatomaceous earth. In all seriousness while home remidies are good in the short term I would recommend finding how they coming in and hiring a pest control, or even do it yourself, to seal the problem areas from outside the house. The ants had hollowed out a fairly large section of the frame and I could actually see the wood "shavings" they left behind. You just got lucky with this guy :P. Try black pepper. In many specific areas I have to weed quickly because if my hand were to linger on a weed ants would crawl on me. He has to do it every time or they get way out of hand. A box of them only cost about $5 or so at Lowes & it was the only thing that actually got rid of the sugar ants. The problem with using the sprays is that they only kill the drones. Oh my god I absolutely despise ants too. Zoom H4n, Rode videomic pro Fast-forward to last year, when we did a bunch of home improvement junk, including having the back steps re-poured. Fucking gross, what can I do to help eliminate this problem? It so tiresome to constantly hear about Valorant and what rank they are, what skins they're gonna buy or hearing the question "Wanna get a comp game together"? If you made it this far, holy hell youre amazing. Cinnamon: Ants hate cinnamon. Unpleasant at the least. Always fire ants. I was just daydreaming about living on a concrete slab with no dirt but after your story, I guess that wouldn't work. They HATE walking on it. It was vile. Google combat ant gel bait. http://www.top10homeremedies.com/how-to/how-to-get-rid-of-ants-naturally.html, http://www.rd.com/home/cleaning-organizing/13-common-items-for-getting-rid-of-ants/. Sprinkle some where you notice they walk a lot. Despite monthly bug treatments and constant vigilance and "so help me God if you leave one crumb on that kitchen floor I will murder you" efforts, they found a way in. We get them under our back steps and they just swarm. I've found that wiping the kitchen counters with Windex helps a lot. I so love having a pantry right next to the window. I also have 2 cats so I don't wan't a chemical that can harm them. We have an ongoing exterminator contract on this house (been here 2 yrs) who say we can call them for any sort of pest to anytime. Stop trying to look for it. It stressed me out to no end and really fucked with me. When I sweep the kitchen floor and get under the stove, I find ants. Have some coffee and let the bug guy spray the nest. Ants are not just ants. I belong on one of those shows about crazy people when it comes to ants. 5 yr old: Hey Google! ALL WITHOUT COFFEE, I SERIOUSLY HAVENT HAD ANY YET. Being able to play his video games for eight hours straight while doing life threatening tricks with his skateboard, what more could a 16 year old ask for? Tells me I'm crazy and I overreact. I think here in the south they might be worse than Washington. Because thatâs how you get X" is typically used as a reaction imageto warn against the potentially negative consequences of acting upon a decision. Ants (generally) are foragers, they have a very wide range of food preferences, and, although humans donât present a possible food source, it is likely that most of us smell as if we could be. And my grandfather was really cool. (Though we only had the tiny Carpenter ants and black sugar ants. Different species of ants will eat different things. Well, I'm standing out there on the back sidewalk, half asleep, and I start feeling these little bites, and I look down and see a few ants on my legs and feet, and I'm like ew, and swat them off. We get them too and I agree that, when you live in an older home, there's not much to do about it. Those are the only kind that have ever worked for us. Because that's how you get ants" is a memorable quote said by the character Malory Archer from the American animated TV series Archer while explaining the dangers of leaving sugary food products uncovered in an office. My husband and I are currently COVERED in bites. Found in Argentina in 2000, the ginormous colony housed 33 ant populations which had merged into one giant supercolony, with millions of nests and billions of workers! Add 10 drops of peppermint essential oil to 1 cup of water. Wake up one morning at the beginning of June, and the entire kitchen is filled with the winged ones looking for a new place to colonize, while the back steps are swarming with them again as well, just pouring out of the seam between the house and the steps. At our old house, Kris and I were constantly at war with the little devils. Quick tip, you've gotta hit the reply botton on their post or they won't see your reply. Eeeeew. Within two days, bam, no more ants! HATE ANTS. 1.2m members in the TIHI community. Ants tend to follow edges, so look alongside baseboards, countertops, shelf boards and similar surfaces. The fear and search consumes me. We've had the bug guy come twice...now apparently the dumb insects just have to get it through their tiny heads that they need to find a new home and stop coming back. "Hate" is an understatement. Ants hate its strong smell, which also disrupts their smelling capabilities so they cannot detect food sources. Only when I squint and lean in do I realize that I've walked through this swarm, and have to again to go back inside. This is a place where you can ask for advice on many subjects. The good one. And my husband thinks it's whatev. In addition to repelling ants, vinegar is a great all-purpose cleaner. At the same time! Yesterday I opened my Tupperware to eat my lunch and a few ants crawled out barely alive. He's possibly the fastest ant in the world, coz sometimes it seems like there's another Anty in a different room. Online, the phrasal template âDo you want X? It's borderline OCD now. The gel gets taken back and fed to the queen, which fixes the problem. Yuck, yuck, yuck. You do have to kind of pinpoint their entry points---for us, they were coming in from behind the stove, fridge & under the kitchen sink. Good luck with the bug guy!! But I live in Florida. The largest antâs nest ever found was over 3,700 miles wide! It stops them in their tracks and they sort of writhe around until they writhe no more. I spent the rest of the morning boiling water and pouring it all over the steps (which is supposed to be a non-toxic way to kill them). Mark Shwartz, News Service (650) 723-9296; e-mail: [email protected] Household ant invasions are determined by weather, not pesticide use, new study finds I have had other run-ins with swarms of ants over the years. I Hate Ants. Yesterday I opened my Tupperware to eat my lunch and a few ants crawled out barely alive. at our other place), but I called them anyway bc wth, its part of our contract. This is Reddit's very own solution-hub. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, http://www.biconet.com/crawlers/GIFs/terroAntStationbox.jpg. That was a couple years ago and they haven't been back in since. I've used this in two houses... Never had them come back. I want to be able to use my front door again! His favourite food is fruit salad juice. "Do you want ants? 4/25/01 . I feel you big time because we have been trying to re-home some yellow jackets from our front porch for like 2 weeks. I donât âhateâ ants. Then pour it around the plants where the ants are found. Sweetness Attracts Ants 5, Episode 19 of After Hours With The Vocalist in WEBTOON. Every time we suffered another invasion, every time they managed to find the pantry, every time they discovered the cat food, every time they ruined my chocolate chip cookies, I would berate them with colorful euphemisms. mine are the little black ants too, or as my mom calls them "sugar ants". Out of nowhere she starts screaming, I run over and she's standing on an ant pile. I really don't HATE ants---they just need to stay OUTSIDE, and I'll stay INSIDE, and we can co-exist this way quite nicely. Everybody has issues that they run into, and everyone needs advice every now and again. to the fuckers who try to slip away. (This also deters a lot of other bugs as well). I swear by them now. Why I hate ants. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I felt so bad. Sometimes I get surprised pulling a weed with a frenzied swarm of them and I have to stop in that area. It's a single syringe with a gel inside that freaking works miracles. A mouthful of live and somewhat startled ants when you are expecting the delicious gooeyness of a creme egg is a disconcerting experience and one not easily forgotten. I hate ants!!!? I know. Never tried it on fire ants. Army ants, for example, are actually carnivorous and eat other insects, including other ants. It was pretty gross as hundreds to thousands of ants came scurrying out of â¦ As a bonus, most bugs donât seem to like peppermint and itâs one of the smells stink bugs hate, too. Top 10 Ways To Kill Ants - Duration: 12:14. Peppermint is a natural insect repellent that can effectively keep ants away. More details on how to get rid of ants in your yard can be found here. It works on small black ants, crazy ants, sugar ants, and takes a little longer to work on fire ants. No judgments, no nastiness. as a matter of fact when you spray baseboards it will flush out what is hiding and you will find dead guys on your floor hours later...... 1005 money back guarantee but you won';t need it, this shit is the real deal. It's not an overwhelming problem but on the kitchen counters and in the cabinets I find ants. I hate them. I didn't learn until way afterwards that the scene was true to life. In my last two houses in Washington state, they were old houses with no seal and everyday was just a fight for my house. Ants in the house are annoying, but so are ones outside. The bites burn and she was covered basically from the waist down.Now husband walks the yard every time he mows and poisons all the piles. I remember one morning when my dog was a puppy, I took her outside at the asscrack of dawn, and didn't bother with little things like my glasses or shoes. When my oldest was about a year old we were playing outside. Have you ever seen Natural Born Killers? Luckily just the tiny black ones, but even those will bite en masse like that. So now I disturbed the nest, ruined my pumpkin plant that I was so excited about, and ran out of poison at the critical moment. Dry herbs and spices â Ants hate the smell of bay leaves, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, black pepper, cinnamon, mint leaves, turmeric powder, cloves and garlic. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. aaaaaaaand now my front yard looks like a crazy person lives here, because I do. every 5 minutes. I felt like I could finally relax and not be on the ant defensive for once, but nope. Ants, spiders, and other insects find this scent overwhelming and avoid it as often as possible. Thanks, I hate it. What I'm trying to say is, I sympathize, and you're not crazy or overreacting (especially since you have both the regular fuckers and the firey ones too). It's uncanny. Spray the solution on all areas where ants are present. We're approaching summer in the Midwest states so that's why ants pop up. ants and all bugs will be gone. Images â Getty Images: Ants on leaf (483596365), Ant â¦ They hate that shit. Sometimes, this leads to the colony splitting, and makes the problem worse. It's probably just talc chalk or something but one line of that on the inside of our pantry and there are no ants. I thought I was hashtag so blessed but that fucker just hid the ant hill that was festering and, this morning, while i used almod the ant poison on a barrier, I found the nest and then got a swarm of those bastards on my ankles and screamed and looked like a jack ass in front of my neighbor. What product should I use? I loved the placeâthe woods, the farmland, the mountains. Granted it was only the tiny tiny black ones that have been giving me trouble, but today I found five mother fucking fire ants in my house. with a passion. Ugh. Press J to jump to the feed. Observe ants for a little while, and you'll see that they all follow the same path in and out of your house. Bone meal is an excellent fertilizer for your garden, and ants hate the smell. Ants are non stop if they find a honey spot of sugary stuff. Fucking legen - #200112839 added by goodbril at I hate ants I just hate it because that's what some of my friends talk about all the time. 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