Beneficial nematodes, boric acid and citrus oil that contains d-limonene can be used to get rid of termites. Removing food and water sources, such as damp mulch, around the home is recommended. Treatment may be continued... More »

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Termites are a common problem faced by homeowners. There are many methods that can be used to get rid of termites, but using termiticide is your best bet for long-term termite protection. You will need a termite killing ... More »

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To treat termites yourself, you need to identify the type of termites you have and get rid of them with termite foams or insecticides. Keep termites from coming back with termite baiting. If during any part of the proces... More »

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To get rid of roaches, apply sticky traps, clean the entire house, dry wet areas, and use boric acid to kill the remaining roaches. Roach bait can be used instead of boric acid, if desired. More »

Ants can be eliminated using boric acid, chalk, commercial pesticides or by sprinkling plain flour around the area where ants are observed. Removing items that attract ants, such as food and water, encourages the ants to... More »

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To get rid of silverfish using borax, make a paste out of boric acid, apply it to pieces of card stock or sprinkle the boric acid on crackers, and set the pieces out as bait. Borax packaged for sale does not eliminate pe... More »

To get rid of ant hills, pour a tobacco tincture on the anthills, soak them with boiling water, and mask the scent with boric acid and sugar. Commercial ant baits or insecticides may be necessary for major infestations. More »

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