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Old 06-02-2015, 11:38 AM   #11
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Old 06-02-2015, 11:39 AM   #12
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Seems like borax or ortho home defense might be the answer.

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Old 06-02-2015, 12:40 PM   #13
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I swear by Ortho Home Defense. We used to get swarmed by ants in our old pop up, and sometimes also had spiders who would make it their home as well. We also had spiders and ants in our second camper (travel trailer). I sprayed that in the spring and *poof* no more pests for the rest of the season.

I've also used it around the house and it's great stuff. We used to live in the woods and had huge numbers of HUGE spiders that would casually stroll in and sit down on the couch next to us (okay, just kidding, but they were very, very big), as well as centipedes and other nasties. I'd treat with this and be pest-free for a long time.

If you use it, spray and allow to dry completely before allowing people/animals in the area.
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Old 06-02-2015, 12:52 PM   #14
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I've been using a product called Demon that comes in water soluble packets that you put in a garden sprayer. The ants hate it and generally don't come back to an area once sprayed. Here's a link to the Amazon sales page: http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&key...l_5ux292jq48_b
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Old 06-02-2015, 01:02 PM   #15
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Terro is good stuff. The liquid/gel version is borax based and great for sweet loving ants. I don't know that all ants will be drawn to certain types of baits so their use indoors is limited. Diazinon based powders have worked well for me in outdoor applications where you can actually see the hill.
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Old 06-02-2015, 07:54 PM   #16
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Ortho Home Defense

I've used the Ortho Home Defense product at our house and I can back up what others are saying, it's more effective at keeping bugs out than some professional companies we've had in the past. Of course, I spray about 10x the amount that the pros do.

Sam's club had a good price on a two pack about a month ago. I don't recall the exact price, but I bought it thinking it was just one large container then opened it up to see two bottles.
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Old 06-03-2015, 03:56 PM   #17
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Find a treatment that contains hydremthylnon. Something in a liquid form. Terro always worked for us.
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Old 06-03-2015, 05:22 PM   #18
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About a month ago I emptied the contents of my gas blower into a small basin, to work on it. Perhaps 4, 5 oz. Later on I realized I was being eaten up. I slapped them out - one at a time, then dumped the gas (mixed w/oil) on the ant hill. The next day I saw all sorts of ant skeletons. The hill has remained inactive.

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Old 06-03-2015, 05:24 PM   #19
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No ants invading our trailer, but we've had pretty good luck using Diatomaceous Earth to get rid of ant hills in our yard.
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Old 06-03-2015, 07:49 PM   #20
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We were camping in the KOA near Savana a few years ago and got invaded by ants. We had nothing on hand to defend our selves so I sprayed all the wheels, stabilizers, electrical cord, septic hose etc with WD40 where contact was made with the ground and a few inches up. That stopped the invasion for some reason. Then we hightailed it to Wallymart for the proper spray.

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