When you think of a house keep up pest, you probably think of a cockroach. And when you think about a cockroach, you think about what is the best way to get rid of them, and quick! Since roaches have been around between 354-295 million years, humans have had a long and horrible relationship with them. Roaches are part of the Blattaria family and of the 4,500 types, 30 are associated with humans, and luckily only 4 of those are shared pests. These 4 are known as the American cockroach, German cockroach, Asian cockroach, and the Oriental cockroach. The information ‘Cockroach’ is from a Spanish information that is kind of fun to say, ‘Cucaracha’ which method Crazy Bug.
Now we know their history, how do we kill them? There are many ways, some cleaner, some more effective, and some more organic than others. Here is a list that should be remembered, because soon or later, it’s probable that you’ll need it.
Get Rid on Roaches Organically:
Diatomaceous Earth is a fine powder used for a number of things such as cat litter, stabilizing part for dynamite, pool filters and killing roaches. It’s truly the fossilized remains of diatoms, a kind of algae which has a hard shell. When sprinkled around the area where roaches live, this brittle shell cuts into the shell of the roach, dries it out, and ultimately kills it. It may take some time but it is effective and safe.
Wasps are a predatory insect that eat roach egg situations and will already attack and eat the roaches themselves. Wasps have a stigma attached to them but like most flying insects that sting, if you leave them alone, they’ll leave you alone, and hopefully eat all your roaches. May not be the most effective but it sure is organic.
Low Toxicity Roach Removal Methods:
Boric Acid is another highly used pesticide. When mixed with different concoctions of sugar, water, and flour, it becomes a bait ball that attracts the roaches. They will eat it, carry it back to their nest, and ultimately die from dehydration as will the other roaches that proportion the bait.
shared dish soap is one of the greatest pesticides, works on all kinds of pests. One cup of water to one tsp. of soap, mix, pour into a water bottle, spray roaches. Soapy solution dries, dehydrates the pest, they die. It’s that simple. Keep in mind this method is not for a enormous infestation. For that, read below.
High Toxicity Roach Removal Products:
When roaches come in force, it’s time for chemical warfare. Most commercial grade poison can be purchased at almost any kind of store. Poisons can come in many forms such as a spray, fogger, gel, and bait ball. The problem with a spray and fogger is that is covers a large areas but is not really controllable. It’s safe to say that you don’t want pesticide covering all of your belongings, especially if you have children. The safer different which is nevertheless very effective is gels and bait balls. Some of the best brands are:
Combat Source Kill for Large Roaches – Easy to use, child resistant baits. Good for up to three months, they eat it and die.
Grants Kills Ants and Roaches Bait Syringe – placement exactly where you need it, in fractures and crevices. Bait is taken back to the nest and proportion by all, for indoor and outdoor use.
Black Flag Ant and Roach Killing Chalk – forms a obstacle that when used correctly kills roaches within a few minutes of contact. Chalk obstacle is visible to the eye so you know where it’s going.