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Borax To Rid Your House Of PestsThis tip seems too simple to work but I can testify it truly does work. I have even had professionals ask me to stop sharing it with folks, it is that effective.

 

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Hot Sauce for RoachesI had a professional pest control service come treat my home for roaches. I told him that I had been using hot sauce and water in a spray bottle. He had me use it against his stuff and it worked almost as fast.

 

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Use Wasp Spray to Kill RoachesIncidentaly, Hot Shot wasp spray kills roaches very effectively. If you see one scurrying along, just bust out the wasp spray. It has excellent range and aiming capabilities.

 

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Roach Prufe Around Perimiter To Eradicate RoachesI lived in a Texas house with several roommates. And cockroaches, BAD! We had tried the "bombs." They didn't work as hoped for, then I read about Roach Prufe. I also read of the best application technique.

 

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Orange Spray Furniture Polish as Roach SprayPowerhouse Furniture Polish, the off-brand Orange type that you can buy at the store, kills cockroaches if you drench them with it. A mist of it won't work, they have to be soaked. They go into seizures and die.

 

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Dry Powder Roach ControlIf you have a roach infestation, mix equal parts of boric acid powder and flour, cornmeal or sugar. Put in small lids in the affected areas (keep away from pets and children). Roaches will walk through and eat the mixture when they clean their feelers and legs and then die.

 

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Rubbing Alcohol As Roach SprayKill roaches by spraying them with rubbing alcohol. I was sitting outside at night when I saw the beast and sprayed it; it died within minutes. Of course, I had to chase it first.

 

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Roach Control IdeasNo need for expensive, smelly, and toxic cockroach killers that leave a residue. Spray cockroaches with any ammonia-based cleaner (e.g. Spray 'n Wipe). Ammonia is deadly to living things. And you clean your bench/floor at the same time! The ammonia smell dissipates quickly.

 

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Homemade Roach TrapTake a empty baby food jar are similar. wipe inside of rim, with Vaseline, bait with piece of banana peel, or a potato skin...

 

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Roach RepellentGet powdered boric acid (available over the counter in the pharmacy). Add approximately 1/4 cup boric acid to 3 cups of water. Boil in a saucepan until the boric acid is dissolved. When the solution has cooled, put in a spray bottle.

 

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Peanut Butter Cockroach TrapTo kill cockroaches, take a glass jar and put some peanut butter in the bottom of the jar. Put a good smear of vegetable oil around the inside lip of the jar to make it very slippery.

 

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Hairspray as Roachspray in a PinchOut of bug spray see a roach? Spray him with hair spray works faster and dead every time! By SAM

 

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Prevent Roaches and Ants with Boric AcidWhen I was growing up, we used Boric Acid powder around our baseboards in the kitchen, around the backsplash on the counters and in the drawers and cabinets to prevent roaches, ants, etc.

 

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