How to eliminate cockroaches from homes forever?

Cockroaches are a common problem we can encounter in our houses. Sometimes they become irresistible and very hard to control. They usually breed faster and infested your home at a rapid rate. It’s vital to get rid of them fast otherwise they will take over your home.

Cockroaches are 1.4 to 1.6 inches long and have 6 legs, pair of antenna and some also has a pair of wings. Cockroaches’ body is usually warm and has small head covered with a shield-like pronotum. Male roaches are generally smaller in size than female ones.

If we talk about what cockroach eggs look like, they are enclosed in an egg case called an ootheca. Which is oval-shaped and usually brown.

An effective way to terminate cockroaches forever

Boric acid/baking soda

Natural remedy boric acid is best to eliminate cockroach problems. Just sprinkle a little bit of the powder in the corners and on the floor and wait for roaches to eat and die.

On the other hand mixture of baking soda and sugar is an alternative to boric acid. Its equally effective sugar will attract the cockroaches to eat the bait the baking soda will kill them.

You can try both ways to check what works best for your roach infestation problem.

Diatomaceous earth

Diatomaceous earth is fossilized algae and is also a great remedy to terminate the roach problem. It works on the dehydration process to eliminate roaches. It is a fine powder that sticks to cockroach bodies when they come to eat it. Diatomaceous earth then dehydrates their skeleton which leads to death.

One thing you need to remember is to buy food-grade diatomaceous earth. Sprinkle a thin layer of it on the floor where you have noticed cockroach activity. It could be a messy solution but a safe and effective remedy to deal with a little devil-name cockroach.

Neem oil or Neem spray

Neem has been used as a natural remedy since ancient times for many purposes. Among the many benefits of neem is, it works great against cockroaches.

To use the neem oil, dilute a few drops of oil in water and mix the solution well. You can also add a few drops of liquid soap (optional). Fill up the spray bottle with the ready solution and spray it on the infested area. Using this remedy at night after all the work and cleaning have been done will result in better.

Neem can also be used by grinding the neem leaves with water. Make a spray and strain the solution for use. Fill up the spray bottle and use it in a similar way to neem oil spray.

  • Mar 02, 2023
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