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Boric acid works as an ant killer for the Argentine ant, the Pharoh ant and the odorous house ant. Boric acid must be mixed with sugar water, jelly, honey or peanut butter to create an ant bait. The sweet elements attrac... More »

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To kill ants, mix boric acid with a sweet substance and an oily substance, place it in the area near where ants pass and determine which solution attracts the ants. In most cases, the number of ants decreases within a fe... More »

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Boric acid is a common ingredient in many pest control formulations and is an effective stomach poison for ants. It is nonstaining and odorless, and it is usually added to a food attractant or bait. More »

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Boric acid is a common ingredient in many pest control formulations and is an effective stomach poison for ants. It is nonstaining and odorless, and it is usually added to a food attractant or bait. More »

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Boric acid does kill termites and is one of the most effective ways to do so. Boric acid stops the nervous system from functioning and dehydrates termites. Boric acid is a weak monobasic acid of boron. More »

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To make a roach killing paste, mix 3 teaspoons of boric acid with 3 teaspoons of sugar and 3 teaspoons of water. Mix thoroughly, and store in zip-style plastic bags to retain the softness of the paste. More »

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Boric acid, mixed with an appropriate material to attract ants is a low toxicity ant killer. Mix the powder with jelly for sugar ants or peanut butter for grease ants. Even though it is pet friendly, place the bait in sm... More »

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