Two Men and a Little Farm IRISH SPRING how to get rid of ants in the house SOAP FOR MICE

The smell of of irish spring is not for everyone how to get rid of ants in the house and honestly it does get to be too much for how to get rid of ants in the house us at times so I’ve toned down the usage. I started cutting back a bit, just keeping it around the areas I think mice are how to get rid of ants in the house coming in (around pipes under sinks in kitchen and bathroom). It does wear out (the smell) in about a month, so it’s probably more effective in the beginning of putting it how to get rid of ants in the house down.

After using this for a couple of years, we have to say, we would judge this as " inconclusive". We definitely have fewer mice, but we also have traps down, baited with peanut butter (might should use the soap apparently, ha) and have snagged a few that way. There could be many factors of why we have fewer how to get rid of ants in the house mice, it could even be a seasonal thing, perhaps some years worse than others. The soap worked for a bit, but I think after the scent wore off, they might have even liked it. Never saw bite marks but they were, occasionally, moved around. So something was checking them out.

Several of the comments are from one side to the how to get rid of ants in the house other. Some of you swear by it and some say their how to get rid of ants in the house mice eat it. After some research, it seems that different varieties of mice are affected differently. I suppose it’s true that some like it and some don’t.

Arrrrrgh I feel for you, anonymous…. Yea the moth balls specifically are poisonous to humans too. HOWEVER… There is a naturally stinky product that reminds people of how to get rid of ants in the house "moth balls" (when in fact, it should be the other way around – this was around on the planet BEFORE mankind "reinvented" it to make "moth balls" – but get you some CAMPHOR – it has same strong pungent odor and repels moths, bugs, mice, even keeps humans out of finding your secret "stash" of whatever it is you don’t want!! I can’t handle the "moth balls" ( naphthalene or paradichlorobenzene either one is bad mojo!) but I can deal with the camphor (you don’t want it to be too close to you as how to get rid of ants in the house it can smother out the oxygen, but just to throw one little camphor "tablet" into a room like under the toilet or under the how to get rid of ants in the house sink is fine…). Don’t want your cats or dogs to eat it, of course, but if mice are getting in under your sinks, they are fair game, right??? Camphor tablets can be found online, usually these days in ethnic stores, etc because the smell is used as part of spiritual how to get rid of ants in the house practices in some of the religions of the world, but it’s multi-purpose – keeps the critters out. I’ve ordered them in a variety of shapes and sizes how to get rid of ants in the house from amazon as well as other places, and found them locally in our various ethnic grocery stores how to get rid of ants in the house in the area where their incense is sold etc (and by ethnic – I’ve seen them in hispanic/cuban targeted websites; in stores like here in our area targeting people from how to get rid of ants in the house india or pakistan etc because some of the religions will how to get rid of ants in the house burn it to purify and cleanse the air – it does have a unique smoke; and I guess some places like in the south in how to get rid of ants in the house humid areas, people bought it (historically – in the days before central air conditioning) to prevent fine metal items from rusting – gunworks, sewing needles, fine carpentry tools, that sort of thing.). So anyway, just google "camphor tablets" and read around, as I have over the years, and look for it where your ethnic neighborhoods, you can likely find it in a variety of shapes how to get rid of ants in the house and packaging (I’ve gotten some in hard plastic containers and the tablets how to get rid of ants in the house are round with concave sides, and I’ve gotten others cut into square "columns" with each piece "scored" on the side to break off what you needed, etc. And they do evaporate so you will have to plink how to get rid of ants in the house another one under your sink or suspected mouse port-of-entry every so often (if you can’t smell it, you prolly need another one.).

Also….We had a horrible mice infestation one year and my how to get rid of ants in the house son and our cat (the ears of the bunch, as I’m pretty much deaf in the mice frequency) kept looking at an area of our family den, but we never could find it. The room is kind of weird as the carpeting went how to get rid of ants in the house up from the floor about 6" along the wall (previous owners…And we haven’t gotten around to remodeling)…And one day or night, I don’t remember how it went, but it was dark in the room and light in how to get rid of ants in the house the garage or there was light shining in the garage how to get rid of ants in the house or something, and I saw a mouse-sized area of "light" coming in between the wall and the carpet. Got my man out to the garage on the other how to get rid of ants in the house side of the wall and with flashlights etc managed to how to get rid of ants in the house more clearly identify exactly where the hole(s) were and he plugged them up with that expanda-foam stuff from the hardware stores!! That did the trick – no more mice (so far, several winters down the road now) in the house…So you might want to try something like that, maybe use red or blue LED light or something like how to get rid of ants in the house that, when both of you are down on the farm, especially when it’s bright outdoors and you can turn off the lights how to get rid of ants in the house and darken the inside of your house and then peek how to get rid of ants in the house around any of the places where a hole comes into how to get rid of ants in the house the house – plumbing, heating/electric/gas lines, water lines (more or less same as the plumbing, but so humor me??), electric outlets, crawl space under the house, etc…

Of course, these comments are from 2013, so far, and I’ve not read on down yet to find out if how to get rid of ants in the house for sure you’ve got this under control…But I just started doing a mental "gag" reflex reading about that poor lady’s experience with the moth balls in their crawl space how to get rid of ants in the house …I was forever trying to hide my in-law’s moth ball things she had around her house because how to get rid of ants in the house I’d just get so violently ill and she claimed they how to get rid of ants in the house didn’t "affect" her (yet she complained of a lot of physical body symptoms how to get rid of ants in the house and blamed them on other things but I really believe how to get rid of ants in the house a lot of it was from her own inadvertent poisoning how to get rid of ants in the house of her system using all these hazardous chemicals!)… Oh well. Delete

The deer in our washington, DC, suburb are rapidly reclaiming their territory from the human takeover how to get rid of ants in the house 50 years ago. War has been declared, but so far local governments haven’t approved the wholesale use of shotguns, so residents are resorting to other tactics. I personally chase the deer around our quarter-acre property with a super-soaker water gun filled with deer deterrent. That sort of works to protect my hostas, lilies, and shrubs, but only when I am on duty. The enemy deer now attack quite successfully from midnight to how to get rid of ants in the house dawn.

I cut the bars in half, drilled a hole in one end, and put the soap on a skewer. I then planted the soapcicles around my hostas and lilies how to get rid of ants in the house and at the back edge of our property. Two days later my deer defense was gone, all 20 soapcicles, sticks included, were gone. Disappeared. No trace. Where, oh where had my soapcicles gone I wondered. I finally concluded it must have been curious neighborhood children how to get rid of ants in the house who couldn’t resist soapcicles.

Next, I cut the irish spring bars into thirds and placed how to get rid of ants in the house them discretely and strategically in among the hostas and lilies, like land mines. I even grated some and sprinkled it along the periphery how to get rid of ants in the house to establish battle lines. Less than a week later, all traces of my munitions have disappeared. So, it likely is not curious neighborhood children.

I have used steel wool for years because pipe on how to get rid of ants in the house roof for bathroom/kitchen exhaust fan had no cover. When steel wool in end of pipe, no mice. Before, a couple per year in attic. Would have more, but abandoned cats like me. Just wish the cats would leave lizards alone. Also will help if food kept in glass with screw how to get rid of ants in the house on lids. I have no problem with using mouse traps because the how to get rid of ants in the house mice carry diseases. The only time poison grain worked is when I put how to get rid of ants in the house my birds sunflower seeds in with poison ones. Mice will chew on wood in attic and wiring. Sometimes when exhaust pipes are run through roof, inside attic they are taped(scrap pipe used or whatever). I could put my hand inside of pipe because with how to get rid of ants in the house age or mouse nibbling, tape came off.I shoved steel wool that I stretched out so would how to get rid of ants in the house fill area. Air still flowed through. My son did same on the roof. Thanks for borax mixed with powdered sugar for hint to how to get rid of ants in the house kill ants. I have tried other hints on pinterest, but so far did not work. At least, not completely. I live in the desert in USA and there are how to get rid of ants in the house nine different ants according to pest control. Fire ants worst outside. Lately little tiny(put my hand in middle of them before saw them)light orange ones inside. They seemed to be after water. I use borax for some cleaning & laundry additive, so easy to try. Reply delete

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