How to Get Rid Of Cockroaches Naturally

Cockroaches are one of the ugliest and worst insects that resides with us at our home. They enter the house to feed themselves and If researchers are to be believed over 300 million people in the world have Asthma because of infections caused by roaches, and it’s not easy to kill them. According to scientists, cockroaches can even survive a nuclear bomb attack. So, to keep you safe and healthy we are here with some natural home remedies and answers on how to get rid of roaches.

Why Are Cockroaches dangerous for humans?

Not only roaches look ugly, but they are also harmful to both adults and kids. They mainly spread disease by vomiting, direct contact and crawling. Here are some threats that are caused by cockroaches who live as you housemate:

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  • Asthma
  • Food infections
  • Spread bacteria and virus around you
  • They leave stains and odours around you.
  • Allergies
  • Plague
  • Leprosy
  • Dysentry
  • Cholera

How to get rid of roaches?

Bay Leaves

You can easily find bay leaves in any grocery shop. By using bay leaves, you can get rid of cockroaches permanently.  You just have to keep these leaves everywhere you find roach’s nest. You can also keep them in a packet and put them in cupboards to protect your expensive clothes, important files and documents.

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Borax

Borax acts as a slow poison for cockroaches. When roaches come into contact it with borax, their exoskeleton dries out, and it causes their death. But they do not directly eat borax So, mix it with banana, jam, home and keep it near sinks, corner, kitchen, bathroom and everywhere you find your enemy insects.

Ammonia Solution

You will often find roaches near your kitchen sinks and underdrain pipes. Obviously, you can’t go under sinks and pipes to kill them, but Ammonia solution can do it. So, In a bucket of water add a cup of ammonia and flush it into sinks and toilet to clean pipes. Solution’s smell will kill all the roaches.

Listerine

You can use Listerine as a disinfect in your house. Add some water to Listerine and spray this solution everywhere you find the nest of roaches or around places where they move.

Mint Oil

Apply mint oil directly around sinks of your kitchen and corner of your bathrooms. They are natural and in toxic remedy to keep your home free from cockroaches. They might not be effective quickly, but with a passage of time, you will see it’s effect.

Petroleum Jelly Trap

You must have tried to trap cockroaches but ever tried to TRAP roaches? Yeah, I know many of you would say No. So, it’s time to become little bit creative. Take a jar and rim it with petroleum jelly and leave it overnight with some foods. It will work as a roach trap.

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Why Roaches enter our home?

Roaches love to live in an unhygienic and an untidy place. So below listed points may be the reason why you have cockroaches in your home:

  • Lack of pest control system in the house.
  • Unhygienic home
  • Uncovered foods, especially sweets which are loved by roaches.
  • Roaches can survive even with small amount of food and water
  • They reproduce at a high rate.
  • They generally build their nests away from human access
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