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Homemade Ant Killer

A quick and easy way to permanently get rid of ants. This DIY ant killer kills entire colonies after they've ingested the mixture and carried it back to their colony.
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: DIY Gardening
Cuisine: Ant Killer
Keyword: borax, diy ant killer, diy gardening, homemade ant killer
Servings: 1
Cost: $2


  • Spray Bottle
  • Cotton Balls


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp Borax


  • Mix the borax, sugar, and water together until well dissolved.
  • Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and spray directly onto ants for a quick, instant fix.
  • Soak cotton balls in solution and place near entryways such as doors and windows.