Cockroaches are the most detest insects on the earth. Not only they carry diseases but they make environment dirty. According to research cockroaches had been on Earth since the age of dinosaurs. As disgusting as these incest can survive without food for up to a month and without its head for up to a week. Not only can they fly but also move at a speed of 3 miles per hour. Amazing, But we seriously hate these roaches and we don’t want to see it around.
Cockroaches do more damage to your health with bacteria they damage even the clothes, electronics, books and other goods and appliances.
Where Do Cockroaches Live Most?
There are certain clues that may help you find the area of the house where the cockroaches are living. You will want to look for visual clues such as roach droppings and shaded skins. Start your search by checking your kitchen and bathroom.As we mentioned earlier it is more than likely for roaches to make an appearance in your house due to the presence of water and food. If you don’t find anything then the next step is to check all the dark, tight spaces in your home.This includes the basement and attic, the space underneath large electric appliances, the wall cavities, and the inner storage spaces of closets and cabinets.
Things That Invited Cockroaches Come Into Home
There are certain things that invite cockroaches into your home a
1) Exposed Foods
Food for cockroaches can be anything from human food to pet food to cardboard. So make sure all you food items are tightly covered and cardboard are sealed and packed properly. If you do find food infested with roaches immediately throw out the food source. Keep your kitchen counters clean and seal the dry foods in a cabinet or the fridge.
2) Exposed Trash
The wet scraps of food or liquid and cardboard boxes in the trash help the cockroaches to come . Keep emptying the bin before it overflows and clean the bin and the area around the bin to keep the bugs away.
3) Dark Damp Spots
Since cockroaches can go without food, they tend to stay hidden in the blind spots of our houses. It might be the area near the trashcan, or basement, or a certain spot in the kitchen where light doesn’t reach or cluttered shelves and what not. Just make sure you clean all the dingy parts of the house regularly to avoid roach infestation.
Overgrowth of weed in the garden or near your main pathway attracts these ugly pests into houses. Natural mulch or festering vegetation is quite favorable for cockroaches to survive. Uproot the weeds and keep areas around the door and your pathway clean to inhibit roaches from coming inside the house.
Disease Spread By Cockroaches
Wherever cockroaches go they leave behind traces of their existence. Signs that you have a cockroach infestation include feces, saliva, and parts of their bodies that they shed or that fall off. Similar to dust mites, these parts of a cockroach contain specific diseases or allergens that may cause
- Typhoid Fever
- Poliomyelitis (main reason of Polio)
- Dysentery (main reason of Diarrhea)
There are many cockroach repellents already available in the market.but these synthetic sprays contain chemicals that may cause even more harm to you or your children.
Today i am going to tell you most effective and safe home remedy to get rid of nasty cockroaches easily with baking soda.Lets start making,
Baking soda expand when it comes in contact with water and it is efficient to kill cockroaches. Baking soda is not toxic in the same way as boric acid, and it will begin to mix with the cockroach stomach acid, causing it to die over time.
- water 1 cup
- Baking soda 1 tablespoon
- Sugar 1 tablespoon
How to Use
- Take a cup of normal water.
- Now add 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon baking soda in it.
- Shake them well to make soluble solution.
- Sprinkle the mixture in the corners, nooks and crannies where you have noticed cockroaches.
- The sugar attract the roaches and consuming and the baking soda will kill them.
- Repeat the process as many times as required
- Repeated use of these natural methods will ensure that your home is cockroach-free in no time.