German cockroaches are the most commonly found roaches species in India and US as well. Roaches can be anywhere in homes (apartments), offices, restaurants, hotels, etc. roaches prefer places that are warm and have moisture.
German can travel through the building so if your neighbors have it, it’s more likely you will have the infestation too. And do you know if only one roach egg will reach your house somehow, it can turn into an infestation in just a few months?
One roach egg can have more than ten roaches inside so once they enter you’re your house they can be doubled in a short period. Cockroaches enter your home, or restaurant in search of food. So keeping place hygienic can be proved as a priority measure in controlling roaches.
Roaches bring lots of health hazards with them. Therefore getting rid of roaches is necessary. But one more problem starts with the question “what will be the best solution to terminate them?”
What are German cockroaches?
German cockroaches are of Blattella Germica species. They are small brownish insects mostly found in the home kitchen. As I have discussed above as well they prefer to live nearby where they can easily access moisture and food sources.
German roaches are mostly active at night they love to stay in dark. But if you can spot a German cockroach in the daytime, this indicates roach infestation in your house.
Step for getting rid of German roachesDo you know what makes it important to follow steps? The following steps can get you early results. So let us know about the steps that are needed to follow for a good result.
Step 1. Inspection (Know your pest)
Step 2. Hygiene measures or sanitation
Step 3. Pest control (Product use)
The best solution for the German roach problem
Pinch of Boric Acid
Boric acid is one of the most effective home remedies that effectively terminates the roach problem. All you need to do is just put a little powder on the roaches' nest and in corners. When cockroaches come in contact with powder they will die.
But remember to place the powder in dry places. Boric acid doesn’t work when it's wet.
Note – keep it out of reach to children and pets.
Baking Soda convenient Home Remedy
We can easily find baking soda in home kitchens. The bait made with baking soda and sugar is a great combination to kill the cockroaches. Sugar works on attracting roaches and baking soda will kill them. you just find out the hideouts of roaches and place the bait. It is a very effective and efficient solution for roaches.
Essential Oil (Peppermint Essential Oil & Neem Oil)
Essential oils are doing a superb job in aromatherapy. But do you know essential oils like neem and peppermint work tremendous as pest control too? Neem oil or neem powder terminates the roaches. On the other hand, peppermint oil is another most effective repellent to keep roach away.
To make the spray using an essential oil, add a few drops of essential oil in water to dilute them well. And you are all ready to use the spray. Fill the solution in a spray bottle and spray on the infected area. In the case of neem powder, you can just sprinkle the powder on the infested area.
Gel bait to get rid of German roaches
Gel baits are the most commonly used solution against roaches. It is a completely hassle-free solution.
Cockroach Dot – Roach killer gel
Pai organics cockroach dot is organically manufactured gel bait. That terminates the roaches with their nests. It’s a great solution for those who have kids and pets. As it is organic and non-toxic and completely safe to use around kids as well.
Cockroach Dot Injection with Neem Extract
It is the advanced version of cockroach dot gel bait. It comes with the advanced power of neem. We have already discussed the benefits of neem in the neem essential oil section. It has one more benefit of having an injection syringe to use the bait.
It makes it easier to use the gel bait.