Using lemon juice, cinnamon or a solution of borax and sugar in water is recommended as a home remedy for ant control, according to the Mother Nature Network. Natural pest control methods to cope with the intruding ants ... More »

The first step to dealing with an infestation of carpenter ants in the home is to locate the next. If the nest is inside the house, dust toxic to the ants such as boric acid can be puffed into small holes drilled into th... More »

Safe home remedies for getting rid of ants include cayenne pepper, citrus spray and grits. Sprinkle cayenne pepper liberally where ants enter. Use black pepper or cinnamon the same way. Mix citrus peelings and water in a... More »

Mixtures of Borax, water, and sugar are one way of killing ants that are already inside the home, as the ants are likely to take the fatal mixture back to their colony. A mixture of liquid dish soap and hot water placed ... More »

One effective home remedy to treat skin mites on dogs is to use a mixture of 1 percent hydrogen peroxide solution, borax powder and water. Thoroughly washing a dog with this solution kills the mites and helps heal any bi... More »

A good home remedy for killing roaches is a mixture of three parts borax and one part sugar. After thoroughly combining the substances, sprinkle the mixture wherever you have seen roaches, such as along baseboards, in cr... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

A mixture of borax, sugar and flour kills both roaches and ants. The flour and sugar attract the insects, and the borax kills them. Cocoa powder is an effective substitute for the sugar. More »