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  1. Congrats, 04!
  2. I'm just frustrated so I likely won't, especially with retirement just around the corner, but it's getting harder and harder every year to dump a bunch of money into them and not get out.
  3. Thanks Sean. I have checked the past few days now and I haven't seen an any since. I can't say it's the Terro baits I purchased or the vinegar I poured down some holes I made, but the big ant hills are fairly dormant/inactive as of today. I had a large breakout of smaller ants in the back yard where the patio and the house meets the other day so I laid out 2-3 of those Terro baits, and as well, nary an ant anywhere, not even smaller, individual ant nests we get sporadically throughout our interlock. Gas will definitely work, as I have read that numerous times during my search, but so far, these seem to be doing the trick, thankfully!
  4. One really has to wonder what the big shots at GM are doing/thinking? http://www.corvetteblogger.com/2017/06/14/gm-facing-class-action-lawsuit-c7-corvette-z06s-cooling-issues/ I mean, how long have these issues been going on, (and they are numerous) with their cars and trucks, and instead of trying to improve on them, they continue down the same path. If I didn't know better, I'd say someone is purposely trying to run the company into the ground so they can either declare bankruptcy or be bought out. Or, are they really that incompetent/inept that they think, no matter what garbage they put out there, that the idiots will continue to support and purchase from them? It's mind boggling.
  5. I was hoping to find the liquid, especially after watching this vid, but unfortunately, all they had were the baits. Hopefully these do the trick, but I'll give them a few days first just to make sure?
  6. Thanks Sean. I have used that product before, and just bought some more today, but maybe I have been doing it wrong? I always just poured the stuff down the hole instead of beside/near it. I did put some out last year in a pickle jar lid on top of my big nest, and I did see the ants eating it, but the hill still remains. Like the Terro stuff I purchased today, maybe it isn't strong enough for these larger outdoor ants? I did poke a few holes in the hills today to find some voids (youtube vid suggestion) then poured some vinegar down them. I looked at my Terro baits a few times today and not once did I see an ant at them, but they were placed after the vinegar treatment so, just maybe, the vinegar actually did something? I let you know what I find/see in a few days. Take care, and thanks again.
  7. I just purchased these at CDN Tire as per Vince's suggestion in the CE section. These are suppose to be the best? Time will tell, I guess? http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/terro-liquid-ant-baits-6-pk-0598829p.html NEWS RELEASE Media Contact Carolyn Schinsky / Ryan PR / 314- 822-9784 / carolyn@ryan-pr.com Arm Yourself Against Ant Invasions — The Best Ant Control Is Now in Canada TERRO® Liquid Ant Baits Provide Effective, Long-term Ant Control, Both Indoors and Outdoors. Brampton, On, Canada— June 27, 2013— It’s a fact of life. No homeowner is immune to the problem of ants. Whether they’re parading across your kitchen counter or ruining your backyard barbecue, ants are an unwelcome house guest. Now, there is a new, effective way to control ant invasions. TERRO® , the top selling brand of DIY ant baits in the United States for more than 90 years, was recently introduced to the Canadian marketplace. For long-term ant control, Canada now has access to TERRO® for controlling unwanted armies of ants with their line of indoor and outdoor liquid ant baits. For more information on where to purchase TERRO® liquid ant bait products throughout Canada, click below: Shop TERRO® Canada “For effective, long-term control of common household ants, the first step is baiting the worker ants – the ants you see marching around inside your house – with TERRO® Liquid Ant Baits,” advises Stew Clark, Director of Research at TERRO®. “As the worker ants forage for food, they are drawn to the sweet liquid in the pre-filled ant bait stations. The ants enter the trap, consume the bait, and then return to the nest where they pass on the bait to the rest of the colony. Baiting is the only way to get rid of the ants you see and the thousands you don’t.” The active ingredient in TERRO® ant bait products is formulated to kill the worker ant in two to three days. This gives the foraging ants enough time to get back to the colony and share the deadly bait with the rest of the ants, including the queen. When using any TERRO® ant bait product, you’re initially going to see a lot more ants,” warns Clark. “When the foraging ants find the bait, they consume it and drop what is called a ‘trail pheromone’ back to the nest. The trail lets all the other worker ants know where the food supply is and they make a beeline for it. This explains the surge in ants when first placing the ant bait in and around your home. But be patient — in a day or two the ants will be nothing but a distant memory.” Since most indoor ant infestations are linked to a colony outside, Clark also recommends setting up outdoor home barriers. “Treating the perimeter of your house with a TERRO® ant bait product provides an added line of defense against unwanted insects entering your home,” explains Clark. Like all TERRO® ant bait products, TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits provide fast-acting elimination of the queen and entire colony of Canadian ants. To use, simply place the convenient, ready-to-use liquid ant bait stations outdoors in areas where ants are observed, and secure the stations with the stakes provided. The durable, weather-resistant bait stations prevent the liquid bait from drying out, providing the ants with a continuous supply of food, day and night. “The key to successfully using any TERRO® ant bait product is to make sure the ants find the bait, eat it and take it back to the nest to feed to the rest of the colony,” says Clark. “Be sure to eliminate all other food sources in the area. This will ensure the ants aren’t tempted to eat anything but the bait.” For more information on where to purchase TERRO® liquid ant bait products throughout Canada, visit http://www.woodstreambrands.ca/store/terro. About TERRO TERRO® is an industry leader in ant and pest control and has been a trusted brand for more than 90 years. Based in Lititz, PA, the company offers proven ant and pest control products including liquid ant baits, aerosol sprays, perimeter granules and ant dust products. TERRO® products are widely distributed at all leading hardware, home center, mass merchant, food and drug, farm and fleet, and independent garden center retailers nationwide. For more information on TERRO® products, call 1-800-800-1819 or visit www.terro.com, www.facebook.com/TerroDeadAnts or www.twitter.com/TerroDeadAnts.
  8. I just picked up 2 boxes at CDN Tire, although our's are slightly different. The kits also came with a bonus (not shown) stick in the ground feeder. I placed that on the biggest nest and just used one of the others on the smaller hill. Hopefully I see something within a fews days to a week? http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/terro-liquid-ant-baits-6-pk-0598829p.html Thanks again. NEWS RELEASE Media Contact Carolyn Schinsky / Ryan PR / 314- 822-9784 / carolyn@ryan-pr.com Arm Yourself Against Ant Invasions — The Best Ant Control Is Now in Canada TERRO® Liquid Ant Baits Provide Effective, Long-term Ant Control, Both Indoors and Outdoors. Brampton, On, Canada— June 27, 2013— It’s a fact of life. No homeowner is immune to the problem of ants. Whether they’re parading across your kitchen counter or ruining your backyard barbecue, ants are an unwelcome house guest. Now, there is a new, effective way to control ant invasions. TERRO® , the top selling brand of DIY ant baits in the United States for more than 90 years, was recently introduced to the Canadian marketplace. For long-term ant control, Canada now has access to TERRO® for controlling unwanted armies of ants with their line of indoor and outdoor liquid ant baits. For more information on where to purchase TERRO® liquid ant bait products throughout Canada, click below: Shop TERRO® Canada “For effective, long-term control of common household ants, the first step is baiting the worker ants – the ants you see marching around inside your house – with TERRO® Liquid Ant Baits,” advises Stew Clark, Director of Research at TERRO®. “As the worker ants forage for food, they are drawn to the sweet liquid in the pre-filled ant bait stations. The ants enter the trap, consume the bait, and then return to the nest where they pass on the bait to the rest of the colony. Baiting is the only way to get rid of the ants you see and the thousands you don’t.” The active ingredient in TERRO® ant bait products is formulated to kill the worker ant in two to three days. This gives the foraging ants enough time to get back to the colony and share the deadly bait with the rest of the ants, including the queen. When using any TERRO® ant bait product, you’re initially going to see a lot more ants,” warns Clark. “When the foraging ants find the bait, they consume it and drop what is called a ‘trail pheromone’ back to the nest. The trail lets all the other worker ants know where the food supply is and they make a beeline for it. This explains the surge in ants when first placing the ant bait in and around your home. But be patient — in a day or two the ants will be nothing but a distant memory.” Since most indoor ant infestations are linked to a colony outside, Clark also recommends setting up outdoor home barriers. “Treating the perimeter of your house with a TERRO® ant bait product provides an added line of defense against unwanted insects entering your home,” explains Clark. Like all TERRO® ant bait products, TERRO® Outdoor Liquid Ant Baits provide fast-acting elimination of the queen and entire colony of Canadian ants. To use, simply place the convenient, ready-to-use liquid ant bait stations outdoors in areas where ants are observed, and secure the stations with the stakes provided. The durable, weather-resistant bait stations prevent the liquid bait from drying out, providing the ants with a continuous supply of food, day and night. “The key to successfully using any TERRO® ant bait product is to make sure the ants find the bait, eat it and take it back to the nest to feed to the rest of the colony,” says Clark. “Be sure to eliminate all other food sources in the area. This will ensure the ants aren’t tempted to eat anything but the bait.” For more information on where to purchase TERRO® liquid ant bait products throughout Canada, visit http://www.woodstreambrands.ca/store/terro. About TERRO TERRO® is an industry leader in ant and pest control and has been a trusted brand for more than 90 years. Based in Lititz, PA, the company offers proven ant and pest control products including liquid ant baits, aerosol sprays, perimeter granules and ant dust products. TERRO® products are widely distributed at all leading hardware, home center, mass merchant, food and drug, farm and fleet, and independent garden center retailers nationwide. For more information on TERRO® products, call 1-800-800-1819 or visit www.terro.com, www.facebook.com/TerroDeadAnts or www.twitter.com/TerroDeadAnts.
  9. Thanks, Vince, and everyone else. I was thinking those likely wouldn't be available here in Canada but I just checked and sure enough they are! I appreciate the help!
  10. I posted this in the CE section as well. I have 2 large ant hills on my lawn and I am looking for a natural way to kill/eradicate them. Unfortunately, we can longer use pest killer/fertilizer mix up here where I live so I am wondering what others have used, naturally, to kill them? I watch a few youtube vids and some say boiling water, Dawn dish soap, Borax, vinegar or simply drown them with a garden hose. I assume most of you guys south of me in the U.S. can use pesticides but I am wondering, besides those, what else you have used that works? Thanks.
  11. I have 2 large ant hills on my lawn and I am looking for a natural way to kill/eradicate them. Unfortunately, we can longer use pest killer/fertilizer mix up here where I live so I am wondering what others have used, naturally, to kill them? I watch a few youtube vids and some say boiling water, Dawn dish soap, Borax, vinegar or simply drown them with a garden hose. I assume most of you guys south of me in the U.S. can use pesticides but I am wondering, besides those, what else you have used that works? Thanks.
  12. That's insane! I follow sport card/collectibles/memorabilia and have seen some crazy bidder premiums (BP, or the juice) from the likes of Sotheby's and Christie's, and I don't even think they are that high? A Mickey Mantle jersey recently sold at Auction (not the highest priced item) and the BP was over a $100,000g's U.S.!
  13. Preds tonight, hopefully, then Penns at home for repeat winners. Not what I am hoping for, but the Penns can turn it on at any given moment and the Preds are blindsided and don't know how to deal with that.
  14. I never got out once 2 yrs ago. Winter sucked badly around these parts (southern Ontario) but with my son playing hockey pretty steadily, I didn't really care. This year, I got out twice and my son once. Winter was finally starting to get good as were the trails but, yet again, as you say, another meltdown ruined it for good. Needless to say, my 2 old girls are going nowhere, unless I sell them to get out of the sport altogether?