Borax and Water Insecticide

How much borax do you add to a quart squirt bottle of water to use for insecticide? Anybody know? Thanks!

By Kelly from NM

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December 1, 20120 found this helpful

First question would be why use borax to begin with, though considered low toxic it is still a number of times more toxic than anything else you or an exterminator would use for insect control. It is a slow acting stomach poison, so it would take time to get the job done if you are fighting a current insect infestation. The borates can be effective by lightly dusting out of the way places of the home, but mainly as a preventative.

25th year as exterminator

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