2015-12-21
Joybynature.com Team
Dec
21

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Cockroaches have always been known to pose a huge problem when it comes to households. They are identified a chef’s best friend due to their unconditional presence in the kitchen even after facing near death experiences from the chef. Well in a household, it is the individual who owns the house. The thing about these little pests is that they breed. They breed faster than a rapidly dividing amoeba. And before you can kill one the other one is already out and ready to play.

Cockroaches might probably be classified as the dimwits amongst the family of pests. They are the imbeciles of the pest lot that get us irritated and disgusted at their mere presence. Natural anti-cockroach products have always been useful when it comes to eliminating these naturally. There are numerous natural ways to get rid of cockroaches, be it using a natural product against them or a practice that can be followed.

The following natural ways can be useful in driving the cockroaches out of every household.

  • Clean and damp free environment prevents the invitation of cockroaches. Making sure that the corners of the house are completely clean and damp free. It ensures getting rid of cockroaches up to a certain extent.
  • Usage of turmeric powder has always been the oldest known method that has kept the cockroaches away from the kitchen. With its anti-infection and medicinal properties and also due to its powdered amorphous structure, it makes difficult for the cockroaches to breathe. (They breathe through the spores that are present on the lateral side of their bodies).
  • A clean atmosphere or a pleasant atmosphere with the presence of aroma and few other healthy oil fragrances has the promise to drive the cockroach away. Anything that is remotely clean or an environment that is proximally clean serves to be hostile to these little fellas.
  • Regular cleaning and dusting of the closet prevents the cockroach from invading the place. But, detailed cleaning cannot be done every day so make sure that there is some sort of sanitizing agent surrounding the area as it really affects the spores of the cockroaches.
  • Close up any seal or crack that is present in the house. Any opening that might seem like a portal to these annoying little pests should be sealed with a waterproof seal or just with clay for the time being then later with POP. Closing up of cracks prevents the cockroaches coming into the house. So this is more of prevention rather than a cure.
  • Ensuring smooth functioning of the sewage system around the house. This is the number one reason as to why the cockroaches get inside. It is probably because of a clogged up pipe or an outlet that is not sealed properly. All of these lead to the invitation of cockroaches to your abode.

The above-mentioned methods are few of the natural ways to prevent cockroach invasion. Some can be used even after the invasion has taken place. Cockroaches are a threat but the dangerous chemical composition of the red ant saliva is terrifying. Cockroaches happen to be the carriers of many virus, bacteria, and germs. As they move from the sewers to land and back again, it is not really advisable to have these around.

Gone are the days when a person had to chase cockroaches around the house until he/she caught one. Instead following the natural ways to bid adieu to these pests for good is the need of the hour.

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