Baking soda, a common household ingredient, emerges as an effective, natural solution for deterring various insects from your home. Its non-toxic nature makes it an ideal choice, particularly in households with children and pets. Here’s how you can use baking soda to create an insect-free environment:
2. Ant Control with Baking Soda
Ants, attracted to sweets, can be cleverly deterred using baking soda.
Steps: Mix equal parts baking soda and powdered sugar. Sprinkle this mixture in areas frequented by ants, particularly near entry points or their common pathways. The sugar entices the ants, while the baking soda disrupts their colony when brought back.
3. Combatting Cockroaches
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