Ants can be a real pest especially if they just keep on coming despite all your efforts to remove them. You can just simply call a pest control expert to help you remove them. But before you do, here are some natural ways to deter these pests for a while:
Ants hate orange peel and any type of citrus fruit. As a home remedy against ants, mix orange peels and water and create a solution. Place it on a spray bottle and create a spray solution outside your house to prevent them from coming in. orange peels are also great in deterring flies. Just hang up some orange peels around the patio and it will keep these insects away.
Use Red Peppers
Red pepper sprays can be easily found in hardware stores and garden stores and are very popular for most homeowners because it is effective against insects. However, you do not actually have to buy these products because you can easily create your own.
To create your own red pepper spray, simply combine 1/2 cup chopped red chilli peppers with 2 cups of water in a blender. Let it sit for a while, then strain it to get the remaining liquid. Pour the red pepper liquid into a spray bottle. You can also add 1 tbsp of liquid dish soap to help the liquid stick to the plants or surface.
A combination of garlic, soap, and a bit of vegetable oil can be deadly against different pests and not just ants. Just combine 1 head of garlic, a tablespoon of dish soap, 2 tablespoons of mineral or vegetable oil, 2 cups of water in a blender and strain them after. Once done, spray the mixture in the affected areas and see the result.
However, these are just temporary solutions. If your home is infected by a pest infestation better consult an expert in ant treatment since they can effectively remove your pest problem right away. Pest control prices Newtown vary so ask several companies to see one offers the best rate for pest control service.