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#454479 - 01/02/13 07:18 PM BUG / PEST CONTROL
shiwa Offline
Does anyone know where to get Borax powder on the island? I found it at a shop south of town before to use for bugs around the house, but the store is gone now.
Any help appreciated

#454482 - 01/02/13 08:17 PM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: shiwa]
Maya House Offline
I'm looking for it (or Boric acid) as well. Would LOVE to know where to find it on the island. Thanks!

#454483 - 01/02/13 09:40 PM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: Maya House]
SnoopysMom Offline
SP Hardware used to carry it....

#454486 - 01/02/13 11:01 PM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: shiwa]
Maya House Offline
I just called SP, and they said they have BIC Boric Acid. Don't know what that means, hopefully it's just a/the brand name. Anyway, he said they have 3 in stock at $11.50, so hopefully one will still be there when I go to town this evening.

#454487 - 01/02/13 11:37 PM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: Maya House]
Loansum-Al K Offline
Boric Acid works.
I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!

#454488 - 01/03/13 12:21 AM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: shiwa]
Maya House Offline
And Castillos' has Borax. $20.50.

#454489 - 01/03/13 12:49 AM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: Maya House]
Loansum-Al K Offline
Lisa, Linda Carter swears by Boric Acid..........should be able to get it at the drug store......works great on ants.
I'm happier than a pig in s__t...a foot on the sand...and a Belikin in my hand!

#454499 - 01/03/13 05:57 AM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: shiwa]
shiwa Offline
Thanks for the suggestions I'll check it out. I think I was calling it the wrong thing.

#454501 - 01/03/13 06:32 AM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: shiwa]
Agavegirl Offline
While checking out the efficiency of this pest control method, I found this website. I don't have pets, but those that do may want to know the info on the second response.


#454518 - 01/03/13 02:51 PM Re: BUG / PEST CONTROL [Re: shiwa]
hazzyy Offline
Just remember Borax and Boric Acid or not the same thing.

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