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Old 09-18-2014, 07:32 AM
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Ant attack!

I was away for three weeks so covered my car for the time. When I got back I noticed a lot of ants at the passenger side door. I vacuumed them out put some traps out but this morning still having some of the bastards. Any idea to get them out...?


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Old 09-18-2014, 07:48 AM
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I was away for three weeks so covered my car for the time. When I got back I noticed a lot of ants at the passenger side door. I vacuumed them out put some traps out but this morning still having some of the bastards. Any idea to get them out...?


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I had the same invaders a few months back. Made sure to clean out the interior from any food crumbs and gum then cleared as much as of them as I could, but there were a few lingering for a few days until finally they realized they're not welcome anymore and bugged out. Good thing they weren't the nasty stinging red ants, but the black ones which were a minor usance.
Also, I sprayed bug spray around the base of the tires to make sure they don't find their way back.
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Some bait traps will allow the ants to bring poison back to the queen. Once she's dead, they may leave.

This found something they like, however, either food or water, find this source as well.
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Old 09-18-2014, 12:57 PM
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Thanks guys! I tried all you said, guess have to wait and see.
I never eat or drink in the car so no spills or anything like that. There is no explanation... it's Florida.
Thank you again!


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some bait traps will allow the ants to bring poison back to the queen. Once she's dead, they may leave.

This found something they like, however, either food or water, find this source as well.
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