Cockroaches are the noisome insect thriving in varied climatic condition. They are also known as Roaches. They are known as the primordial creature with the history dating back to 320 million years. There are 4,600 species of the cockroach thriving in a different kind of climate. The cockroach has the incomplete metamorphosis that is egg changes to Nymph and then to adult.
Recently researcher has reached the conclusion that cockroach is the only creature that can survive the nuclear attack. This clearly indicates how tough will be the process to get rid of it. Further, it has the longer lifespan that is one year.
Cockroach lives in murky place due to this nature cockroach is laden with pathogenic bacteria like E. coli and Salmonella. This can have an adverse effect when cockroach comes in contact with food.
Cockroach survives for the month without food but cannot survive for a week without water. The effective practice to control to cockroach population is to make water unavailable to them.
Some Common and Effective Way to Get Rid of the Cockroach.
1. Manual Killing
Cockroaches can be seen by the unaided eye. Manual picking the cockroach by vacuum or other device and disposing can control the population of the cockroach.
2. Closing the Sink During Night
Cockroach did not survive for one week without water. Due to this reason, cockroach sink in the kitchen and bathroom needs to be closed during Night. This prevents the cockroach lurking in the room.
3. Hot Water
Any place infested with the cockroach needs to be cleaned thoroughly and hot water needs to be spread.
4. Cleaning the Disk
The dirty dishes need to clean at night lack of adequate cleaning during night causes the proliferation of cockroach due to easy access to the food source.
5. Bin Bag
Bin bag needs to be replaced during the night. This causes the obstacle in the feeding of the cockroach.
6. Soap and Water
Spraying of soap and water can be effective in the remedy of the cockroach.
Cracks in the house need to be sealed in the appropriate way. This prevents cockroach from seeping into the room.
8. Adhesive Traps
Adhesive traps act like glue and trap the cockroach during maneuvering on the adhesive surface.
9. Petroleum Jelly Trap
Applying petroleum jelly to the inner mouth of the bottle and placing food at the bottom of the bottle for trap can be effective to catch the cockroach. It is essential to keep the bottle in the infested place and Needs to be empty every day.
10. Boric Acid and Sugar
Making the mixture of sugar and boric acid in 1:3 ratios and sprinkling in the place where cockroach may present can be effective in the combat of Cockroach.