10/19/2012 12:57 pm ET Updated Oct 19, 2012

Ant Problem? Find Out If These 9 Weird Ways To Get Rid Of Ants Actually Work (PHOTOS)

No matter the actual season, it seems to always be ant season. Even when our kitchens seem immaculate and we clean up all the crumbs and scrub the counters and floors, these little pests still barge into our homes. It's like once they've decided to march in and invade your kitchen, they never budge from their new post--unless of course, you go after them.

But the problem with most solutions is that they include poisonous ingredients. Yuck. So we tested nine natural solutions to help you get rid of these unwanted roommates. Some successfully kept the ant infestations at bay, while others did nothing more than make our kitchen a sticky mess.

Check out the slideshow below to see what we found out. Do you have any tried and true at-home solutions for getting ants out for good? Leave a comment and let us know!

9 Ways To Get Rid Of Ants

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