Mothballs are regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States and may only legally be used under the conditions specified on the label. They are intended to protect clothing and other fabrics from m... More »

To get rid of gophers using mothballs, locate the entrance to their burrow or the place where they are eating and eliminating and place a generous amount of mothballs near it or inside it. Mothballs act as a nonlethal re... More »

Roaches cannot be killed with mothballs; they can only be killed by using roach-specific poisoning or boric acid. The easiest way for people to get rid of a roach infestation is to call a professional exterminator. More »

Due to their pungent aroma, camphor tablets are a common ingredient in many types of insect repellents and mothballs. The tablets are particularly effective against mosquitoes, flies, fleas and cockroaches. To repels ant... More »

DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, but provisions exist for its use in public health crises caused by diseases spread by insects. It may also be used to control body lice. More »

Contrary to popular myth, mothballs do not help keep snakes away. In fact, none of the commonly available snake repellent solutions sold in home improvement stores work, according to wildlife removal experts. More »

Making homemade snake repellent takes under 10 minutes and requires protective gloves, a face mask, two buckets, powdered sulfur, mothballs, a zip-top freezer bag and cat litter. Mixing the crushed mothballs with cat lit... More »

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