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Borax vs Boric Acid: (4 Differences) Insect Control Guide

Borax is often confused with boric acid. Until this morning, I was also confused. When I wrote this guide to use borax for roach control, I used borax and boric acid interchangeably. But borax isn’t the same as boric acid. Thankfully, a reader corrected me. Here’s what I’ve learned in my research about these two …

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Where Do Roaches Come From? 8 Ways They Enter Your House

Tired of chasing roaches around your house? Where do roaches come from? Here are 8 ways cockroaches access your home. Plus tips to avoiding infestation and answer some frequently asked questions. Roaches can enter your home from water drains, under entry doors, from inside of cardboard boxes, on firewood and luggage, and even from your …

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Baby Roach Guide: 6 Cockroach Nymph Features, Comparison Photos

Did you just see a baby roach? They have a distinct appearance to mature cockroaches. In this post, you’ll learn the six key features of baby cockroaches. These include lack of wings, beetle-like appearance, small cerci, different coloring, and smaller size. Keep on reading to find out more about these tiny roaches. Comparison photos will …

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Roach Poop Guide: Pictures, Identify, Compared, 6 Things to Know

Cockroaches are almost universally despised, and poop is one of the grossest substances you can discover in your house. If you found something that looks like roach poop, this guide will help. I’ll guide you through everything you need to know about cockroaches and their poop. This article will equip you with the proper knowledge …

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Cockroach Eggs: Homeowner Guide (16 Things: Size, Appearance, Hatch)

So you found what looks like cockroach eggs? In this post, you’ll learn what roach eggs look like, including size, color, location, and volume. And how to get rid of them. Everything homeowners need to remain roach free. Cockroach eggs mean you have cockroaches living and reproducing in your home. You will need to identify …

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9 Bugs That Look Like Cockroaches: Beetles, Water Bugs, Termites Compared

The last thing you want to see when your turn on a light is scurrying bugs. Was that a cockroach or some other bug that isn’t invasive? Or maybe another pest that you need to get rid of right away? Knowing more about bugs that look like cockroaches helps determine whether you need to call …

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4,600 Types of Cockroaches: Guide to Different Roach Compared

Learn about all the types of cockroaches. This complete guide covers every order and family of this very large group of cockroaches, which also includes termites and mantids. Full list by order and family. Plus list of the most common cockroach species. If you’re like most people, you probably imagine that there is just a …

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Roaches in Your Car? 7 Ways to Get Rid of Them (Prevent, Identify)

Roaches are disgusting little insects that are a big problem when making your vehicle their home. These bugs are synonymous with dirty places, but your car doesn’t need to be a dumpster before the roaches move in. With roaches in your car, how will you get rid of them? Cockroaches can quickly take over your …

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Borax for Roaches: 5 Easy Recipes to Kill Cockroaches (6 Things to Know)

Roach infestations can be stress-inducing, stomach-turning problems for homeowners. But not much is worse than getting a midnight glass of water, only to turn on the light and spot half a dozen cockroaches scattering in all directions. Borax is effective at killing cockroaches. Combine this natural substance with an attractant to entice roaches to consume …

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Why Do Cockroaches Exist? 10 Purposes Roaches Serve Today

Cockroaches are ancient insects. The cockroach taxonomy started about 275 million years ago in the Paleozoic era. Although they are generalized as a well-known pest, most species of cockroaches do not have any interaction with humans. Why do roaches exist? What is their purpose? Why do cockroaches exist? Roaches serve many purposes, including soil quality …

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