Borax does work for pest control; its primary ingredient is boric acid, which is an effective insecticide, particularly against cockroaches, and poses few health risks to humans and pets. To control insect infestations, ... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

Budget pest control typically includes the basic services needed to reduce or eliminate pest populations in the home. In some cases, homeowners may choose to complete the pest removal after an initial treatment by a prof... More » Home & Garden Pest Control

Earning a pest control certification involves completing a high school diploma program or other program with a value that is equal to a high school diploma, completing courses in pest control and passing the Environmenta... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations
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