25 DIY Ways to Get Rid of Ants! I would use ant stakes until I started thinking they went into my salt shaker and died. I sprinkled some outside where it looked like they were coming in and to the fence next door (where they were coming from) and they disappeared. Now if I see a trail outside I put salt.
Wax Paper as Floor Cleaner - Use this kitchen staple to pick up dirt and dust. Rip off a piece roughly the size of your sweeper and attach it just as you would a cleaning cloth. As you sweep highly trafficked or dirty areas, the gunk sticks. Wax on, dirt off.