How to Get Rid of Ghost Ants with Home Remedies


Ghost ants move quickly and are hard to locate. They tend to stay close to humans and love moist crevices. They feed on a sweet, greasy, and protein-based diet.

You will find nests under rocks, piles of wood, lumber, and loose tree barks in the outdoors. On the indoors, they will stick near sources of moisture such as shower stalls, sink, pipes, and potted plants.

You can prevent ghost ants from invading your home by keeping your compound neat. Trim shrub and get rid of leaf litter, debris, and branches. Uproot all plants that produce honeydew or attract aphids. Maintain a high level of cleanliness and dispose of food spills as soon as they happen.

If you have a widespread infestation, go for an eradication method. Dish soap and water effectively kill ghost ants. Be sure to mix equal portions in a spray bottle. Concentrate on the ants and their immediate surroundings while spraying. You are looking to not only kill the ants but also get rid of their eggs, which are hard to find and quickly develop into young adults.

Salt and warm water will also do the trick. Spray this mixture on crevices, corners, and kitchen cabinets.