Cockroaches are one of the common household pests that mostly become active in the night in search of food. They eat almost everything and stay hidden in tiny cracks, gaps or dark spots. Your home is a place that can provide them with food, water and shelter. This is why they attract your home and mainly found in the kitchen.
They contaminate food and cause several diseases such as asthma. This is the main reason to get rid of them as soon as possible. So, here are five proven tips to remove the cockroaches from your home.
- Identify The Problem Using Flashlight & Glue
First of all, examine your home possible cockroaches infestation area using the flashlight such as behind the kitchen appliances, crevices in cabinets, shelves, bathroom, sink, etc. On the basis of your inspection, place the glue strips on most strategic areas for a few weeks to catch the roaches.
- Seal The Cracks & Gaps
Utilize the caulk to fill in the tiny cracks and gaps in home foundation or walls because they used to stay hidden on these small places for a longer time. By sealing these entry holes, you can even prevent the further cockroaches infestation.
- Place Gel Bait Or Bait Station
Place the gel bait where you expect the roaches to come. It will not only bring out the cockroaches but also kill them. On the other side, the bait station is another way that attracts the roaches to feed on poison.
- Use Boric Acid Powder
You can sprinkle the boric acid on the bait or traps to kill the cockroaches. Once the roaches have eaten it, they will die within a couple of minutes.
- Pest Control Professionals
Pest control professionals reach your residential and commercial premises to inspect and remove the cockroaches safely. They are well versed with the various techniques to make your property completely pest free for as long as possible.
If you are looking for a local pest control company, contact us at Burnaby Pest. We specialize in providing same day and emergency pest control services at a reasonable cost.