Best Home Remedies to Get Rid of Cockroach Infestation
Cockroaches are the deadly creatures on the earth that create not only troubles but also brings varies various diseases. It makes your living place unhygienic. Cockroaches easily infest house and most preferably it makes more traffic in the basement area and in your kitchen.
They easily get multiplies in their living rate and you should take all content measures to lower the increase rate. some professional pest controls are good in treating the cockroaches by using various control methods. But we collected some natural control methods and home remedies to get rid of cockroaches. The remedies are tested by our sides.
Before seeing the remedies lets see what are the places and things that attract cockroaches.
- The simple need for cockroaches is food, water, and warmth.
- They easily attracted towards the leftover food and dirty dishes in the kitchen sink
- Cockroaches always choose basement area as hiding place due to darkness and moisture
- It creates more traffic mostly at the night-time
- Cabinets and pantry also the place for cockroaches to infest.
Here are the signs of cockroaches’ presence
- Droppings like pepper balls
- Spotting of dead cockroaches
- Spotting of oval-shaped eggs
- Oily natured doors in the kitchen, bathroom
Now read on to get the best treatment process to get rid of cockroaches from your house and living place.
Natural Home Remedies for Cockroaches
#1. Boric acid
Boric acid is the best treatment of cockroaches. Sprinkle some quantity of boric acid on the floors and each corner place of your living place. keep in mind your place should not be wet while sprinkling the boric acid. There is no effect on boric acid in wet places.
Try this process on night times and due to the poisonous nature of boric acid keep the children and pets away from the place.
#2. Baking soda
Baking soda is the classic remedy of all kind of pest control. The combination of sugar and baking soda is the best effect of cockroaches. Sprinkle the mixture in the place where you see more traffic.
#3. Neem Oil
Neem oil is the best home remedy for more problems and for pests. The component present in the neem oil has a nature to kills any kind of pests. Mix a few drops of neem oil in warm water in a spray bottle and spray it on the places where you spot the pest presence. If you are using the neem as a powder, sprinkle it same as baking soda on the floor and corners in the night-time.
You can repeat this process twice in a day, neem does not have any poisonous effect.
#4. Bay leaves
Crush some quantity of bay leaves on spread evenly on the cabinets, this trick will help you in pest. For alternatives boil, the bay leaves along with the white vinegar and transform this mixture into the spray bottle and use this wherever you spot the cockroach traffic.
#5. Peppermint oil
Peppermint also the best remedy that works on controlling the cockroaches in your living place. Mix the peppermint oil with some quantity of salt and spray it on the infected area.
You can spot the changes by repeating the process.