Mix two tablespoons of borax with jam, jelly, honey or syrup until there is a paste. Smear a little on a piece of paper or paper plate, and place in the area you’ve seen ants. They’ll be all over it, scarf it up, then take it back to the nest and die.

See other ways to get rid of ants and prevent them from returning in our previous post DIY Ant Killer & Exterminator Recommendation