Proven Tactics to Get Rid of Roaches
Do you have cockroaches scurrying in your kitchen in Columbia, SC? Well, roaches are often associated with dirty environment.
They actually require three necessities to survive: warm shelter, food, and water. They are not picky when it comes to consumption. They can eat almost anything. The following is how you should prevent roaches from settling and invading your house.
- Maintain cleanliness at all times
Food leftovers attract roaches. In this case, you should thoroughly wipe the dining tables, kitchen counters, stove tops as well as wash the dishes and mop the floor after use.
- Cut off their water supply
Cut off water supply even if its drops. Taking care of water leakages will shorten the lifespan of cockroaches since they will not have water to drink.
The following remedies can also help keep roaches out of your home:
- A mixture of Boric acid and sugar
Place a solution of Boric acid and sugar in infested areas such as under refrigerator, under stove and in cracks. You are advised not to try this method if you have pets or little children since they can consume the solution.
- Fabric softener
Roaches breathe through the skin. When you spray them with a fabric softener, they will suffocate and die. This method is effective even for massive infestation.
- Bay Leaves
Roaches hate the smell of bay leaves. Crush dry leaves in a bowl and turn them into a powder. Sprinkle the powder around infestation areas and roaches will be repelled.
If the infestation is extreme, take action immediately by getting in touch with our customer care representative to discuss which roach extermination cost package you should choose. We will indeed help you make your home uninhabitable to roaches.
If your roach problem is out of control it’s best to call a professional roach exterminator to help you get rid of these pest as soon as possible.