How Do You Get Rid of Ants in Your Home?

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It happens to almost every homeowner: You wake up one morning and find that ants have invaded your kitchen or some other space in your home. The long, black trail of invaders parade across your counters carrying crumbs, garbage, pet food and anything else they can carry back to their hideaways. It doesn’t take long to feel like the situation is completely out of control.  

And once ants come to visit, they fully intend to stick around for a while. Getting rid of the pesky insects takes some determination, but it’s possible to live in an ant-free zone if you follow some simple steps. Take a look!