Roaches have a tendency to get inside any crevice or crack of a house. However, the presence of roaches in the house might lead to different health risks. So, if one ever finds a roach in any corner of the house, then there are bound to be many of them in other corners. Thus, immediate steps should be taken to get rid of them. Some of the most effective ways to kill roaches are mentioned below.
Firstly, it is essential to discover where they are coming from. They are nocturnal in nature, so searching for them at night might help. Some probable places are cupboards, pantries, ceilings, walls, etc. The path that they use to enter the house, all of them should be sealed. This might be a little tedious task, but it is definitely going to be helpful.
In markets, roach killing powders are available. Those can be used too. Or else a roach food can be prepared by making one part of it with boric acid, another with granulated sugar and the last part being made of flour. The sugar content attracts the roaches, the flour ensures that the roach gets stuck and the boric acid kills it. These can be put in all probable places, where there might be chances of roach existence.
Even sprays that help to kill roaches can be of great help. However, while spraying, all safety measures should be taken.
A roach bait is available in a cover that is childproof, or it is applied in the form of a gel which consists of appealing roach food with lethal poison that starts impacting after some time. Roaches might eat some of the bait and might carry the left over to their hiding places where other roaches stay. This may help to get rid of some other hidden roaches too.
Usage of water jars is the least expensive and simplest method. A water jar can be placed anywhere where there are probable chances of roach existence. They might get inside the jar, but would not be able to escape.
Taking suggestions from a professional is yet another good option. If none of the aforementioned methods yield satisfying outcomes, then a professional exterminating team can be called for further suggestions. They would look into the root cause of the problem, and would try their best to make one’s house completely roach-free.
These are some of the most effective ways to kill roaches. One can definitely try any of these and can get rid of roaches within some time.