Cockroaches are considered one of the more dangerous insects to our health. They have been around for year and are mainly found in restaurants, schools, supermarkets, our homes and most other indoor areas. Roaches are such nasty pests because they carry diseases, spread bacteria and contaminate food. They can also trigger allergic reactions and cause respiratory illnesses such as asthma. Aggressive methods of treating cockroach infestations require potent pesticides which can also pose serious health risks with poor results. The best long term method to get rid of roaches is to prevent them even getting into your house in the first place. One of the best ways to do that is with Boric Acid.