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Cockroach control


#41

Hi Dawn , i have borax powder how do we apply it ?
Many thanks

Mark and Kate Fitzmaurice


#42

For controlling roaches? I use it for ants too, hence the question. :blush:

For roaches, I sprinkle it liberally around edges of walls of the house etc. Roaches like to run along walls for safety. If they run through the borax, they take it home with them, and eventually the nest will die.

Do not put it inside the hive, it will kill bees if they try to remove it.


#43

Hello,

Few months ago there are so many cockroaches are roaming in my house then one of my friends suggest me to use boric acid to get rid of them. Then I have used the boric acid and what i have found is that it is highly toxic to roaches. Get the food-grade version of diatomaceous earth and sprinkle a layer of it near roach-infested areas. The powder will stick to the roaches and kill them by piercing the insect’s exoskeleton.