Are ants attracted to laundry?
Yes, ants can be attracted to laundry detergent. Anything with a sweet smell might bring ants around. Despite this being true, ants can actually get poisoned by laundry detergent. So its not like they will be picking up laundry detergent and carrying it around back to their colony.
Does laundry detergent kill ants?
Here’s how you can get rid of ants in your kitchen: Fill a spray bottle with a solution of water and some liquid detergent—be it dishwashing liquid or liquid laundry detergent. Spray the solution onto any ants crawling around in your kitchen and leave them for 5 minutes before cleaning them up with a cloth.
Do dryer sheets repel ants?
Dryer sheets, especially scented ones, have gotten a bad rap as of late. But these very same fragrance-laden fabric softeners are an excellent ant deterrent (among many other hack-type uses for dryer sheets, if you need to finish off a pack).