German Cockroaches are some of the most persistent
cockroaches in the United States. As with any
pest, they can become an enormous problem in your
home if not taken care of. Don't let these
cockroaches multiply. Each egg capsule contains
from 20 to 40 eggs and can infest your home
They are mostly found indoors but can be found
outdoors. This is usually due to a heavy
infestation indoors. They like tight places and
this is usually why you find them mostly in cracks
and crevices and mostly at night. But in a home
with a heavy infestation you'll find them
everywhere day and night.
The German Cockroach is about 1/2 to 5/8 inches
long and loves your home. Rid yourself of these as
soon as possible or you'll be sorry.
The old way of treating for German roaches is by
cleaning out you cabinets and spraying around your
baseboards. Some of the old timers still do this.
But let me tell you, I've been treating for German
roaches for about 9 years now and all this does is
rid your home of these pests for a short period of
time. They'll move back into the wall and stay
away from the sprays until the smell is gone and
then they'll return. Sure, you're going to kill a
few. But they will return.
The best way I've found is to use baits. I've
cleaned many homes of German roaches and it works.
You can call a professional but be careful. Not
all companies are honest. Or, you can do it
If you do it yourself than here's what you can do.
Go to your local hardware store or homecenter and
buy some ŪCombat roach bait gel. It usually comes
in a syringe or tube and apply this gel in all
cracks and crevices in your home. All kitchen
cabinets (you don't have to empty your cabinets).
Just apply it in tiny dots about the size of a
BB and no larger than a pea. Apply it to all
corners of your cabinets and anywhere else you see
Even boric acid works good. If you have a heavy
infestation open up all your electrical switch
plate covers and apply it in these.
The Author of this article has been in the pest
control business for the last 10 years and treated
many homes of cockroaches. For a more detailed
description of how to rid your home of cockroaches
please visit his website. http://www.infobreaks.com
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