i have used borax when making my homemade laundry detergent, for getting rid of ants… i mix borax with some tang. that way i can see how much i’m spreading… the ants like the tang because of all the sugar and carry it back to the nest. the other ants eat it and voila, no more ants. check out this link for many other uses for borax.
31 uses for borax
With warm weather in the air, we are all looking forward to grilling out, swimming pools, sun bathing, and just generally spending time outdoors. We’ve waited all winter for spring to get here. But those first few really warm days always greet us with an unpleasant, little problem.
Bugs! The warm weather brings out the bathing suits and suntan lotion, but it also brings out the pests! Mosquitos, ants, yellow jackets, and the grossest of all: flies! Flies are everywhere in the summer. Nothing ruins a good picnic quicker than flies covering the hotdogs! Most people will turn to harsh, chemical solutions this summer to try and solve this most annoying problem.
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