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How to get ride of Fire Ants?

Most people don't want to harm other animals when they are trying to get ride of fire ants? The best way to treat your yard and home for fire ants that is safe for your children and pets. Go to the grocery store and by a 10 pound bag of breakfast grits and spread them throughout your yard the same as you would any other lawn care product.Pay special attention to where they have barrow the main entrance to the nest and pour at least one cup of grits directly into the barrow. Take note of the weather you don't want to do this on a rainy day? Depending on how bad your ant problem is you may have to repeat this process in about a week.

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