To get rid of cockroaches, clean the home thoroughly, and use sticky boards to identify the insect's nesting sites. Then use cockroach baits, boric acid and diatomaceous earth to kill the insects. Most cockroach infestat... More »

To get rid of roaches, apply sticky traps, clean the entire house, dry wet areas, and use boric acid to kill the remaining roaches. Roach bait can be used instead of boric acid, if desired. More »

When roaches invade a house, it's important to get rid of them as quickly as possible. These dirty insects damage books and wallpaper, snack on your food and spread germs to humans. More »

Home remedies to get rid of cockroaches include spreading baking soda, borax or diatomaceous earth in the affected areas of the home. Experts recommend mixing Borax and baking soda with sugar or other ingredients, such a... More »

The most effective way to get rid of ghost ants is to locate the nesting sites and use non-repellent insecticide sprays and ant baits. Because ghost ants tend to forage in random patterns, the nesting sites can be diffic... More »

In African culture, a praying mantis is a sign of good luck if it lands on a person, and some tribes believe the insect supplies fire and brings the dead to life. African bushmen call the praying mantis "Hottentotsgot," ... More »

It takes about two weeks to get rid of a modest infestation of cockroaches, but it can take up to eight weeks to get rid of a heavy infestation, according to Pest Kill. However, there is no definitive time frame because ... More »