get rid of the cockroaches in your home, without resorting to the use of chemicals, which are harmful to your own health and that of your children.
See how you can accomplish this:
Boric acid: it Is a widespread way of homemade bait to kill the cockroaches. Mix one part of powder of boric acid with one part white flour and one part sugar. Mix well until you make a paste-like dough. Place balls of dough in various places of the house where you have noticed that they visit often. The flour and the sugar in the mixture will attract the roaches and the boric acid will kill them.
-You can also do a similar bait in a ratio of 1 part boric acid, 1 part cocoa and 2 parts white flour.
-Continue using the bait for at least two weeks to make sure that all the cockroaches are gone.
CAUTION: Keep this mixture away from children and pets, since it is quite toxic.
Sugar and baking soda: You can make a mixture of equal parts baking soda and sugar and the â€œsprinkleâ€ close to the points that you have noticed that there are cockroaches in your home. Those fed with this mixture are dying, because the baking soda reacts with the acids of the stomach and make it â€œexplodeâ€.
Soap solution: You can use normal bath soap to get rid of the cockroaches. Prepare a mixture of soap and water (with some soap) and spray it directly on them. Most of them will die immediately, because the solution it closes the pores with which to breathe.
Bay leaves: bay leaves are aromatic leaves used especially in indian cooking. They have a spicy, but nice flavor. You can put broken powder (dried) bay leaves near the nest and in other areas where cockroaches frequent. The smell will make the roaches points and the cockroaches will prefer to be removed from your home, without having to kill them.
Ammonia solution: Add two cups of ammonia in a bucket full of water and rinse with this solution your kitchen sink and all the gutters on the house. The ammonia smell will keep away the roaches. Repeat this â€œtrickâ€ once a week.
Pepper, garlic and onion: Make a mixture of a tablespoon of cayenne pepper in powder, one clove of garlic and a melted onion in a liter of water. Allow to stand for one hour. Add one tablespoon of liquid soap to this mixture and apply it to all areas of the home frequented by the cockroaches. The smell of the mixture will make them to flee.
Cucumber: Take a box of aluminum and put a few peelings of cucumber or pieces in it. Leave it all night. The juices of the cucumber will react with the aluminum in the box and we will produce a smell that roaches cannot afford.