Are There Home Remedies for Fighting Fire Ants?
While there are many ideas and methods for killing firing ants naturally, a simple and common method is to pour boiling hot water on fire ant mounds. This method will typically kill about 60% of mounds, depending on a variety of factors. Even though the method is “natural”, the end result is not very effective. And you might burn yourself.
You would think that boiling hot water would totally kill fire ants, but they are very tough little pests. And as this video shows, it’s even tough to drown them!