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Ant Breakthrough - Many Many Thanks To All Who've Helped

I've used a bit of almost all your helpful advice [except the flamethrower idea - not that one].

With your excellent help, the situation may be under control. The next few days and weeks should tell the story.

Especially, I want to thank Jedrider and Rod M.

Jed gave me the idea to check outside. After much crawling in the dirt around the foundation of my house, I found - sure enough - brown ants entering and exiting thru the teenie-tiniest cracks where the concrete window sill had seperated from the brick wall. Tiny, tiny cracks - and ants were scurrying in and out as if the house was theirs.

I've plugged the holes. Then, thanks to Rod M., I've found out that Termidor is indeed the foolproof poison to exterminate pestilence. I've ordered some.

In the meantime, endless numbers of ants were coming up out of the soil and swarming around the now plugged holes. Since I had no insecticide on hand, I poured gasoline all over the brick wall were they were swarming.

I'm pretty sure I'll have to spray Termidor. It's very hard to spot their nest, since it's all soil, covered with plants.

Thanks, guys.
Severius! Supremus Invictus

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