If you think roaches are not as disturbing then wait until you have them in your house and it will be even worse if you have flying cockroaches. Roaches are one of the most hatted insects so it is easy to understand wanting them completely gone from your house. It’s hard to do so because of how resilient they are, which is why it is best to call an exterminator. With these home remedies and treatments for roaches, you are well on your way to having those nasty bugs out of your home.
Find where they come in from and find a way to block it
In Winston-Salem, NC homes there are cockroach invasions especially with large cockroaches, you will find that they don’t live in the house but rather come in through openings in walls, old pipes, ceiling cracks and so on. First of all, find these openings around the house and block them before dealing with the ones in the house.
Cleaning out the home
Cockroaches like to stay in warm, dark and dirty areas and also might have laid eggs in corners around the house. After blocking off possible entries, it is time to clean the house and in that case you will find hideouts for roaches and drive them out and kill them.
Using roach repellents
There are roach repellents that can be used to kill the roaches and in retrospective drive them out of the house. Some of them are bay leaves, catnip, neem oil, orange oil, borax solution. Even though some of these things may not instantly kill the cockroaches but after a while, they will die and may end up infecting some others in their hideout.
Soapy water kills roaches by suffocating them, the alkaline solution surrounds them and makes it impossible for them to access oxygen and eventually they will suffocate.
At the end of the day, when it comes to cockroaches you may not be able to get rid of it at once, it takes persistence and proper maintenance of the home to be able to apply these home remedies and treatments. A local exterminator can help you get rid of these nasty pests for good.