Natural methods of killing cockroaches include baiting and trapping them, eliminating sources of shelter, moisture and mildew, and setting out mixtures of baking soda and water. Cockroaches may enter homes from several s... More »

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A good way to kill roaches without chemicals is to use a boric acid-based roach bait ball, according to Good Housekeeping. A bait ball is created using four ingredients: boric acid, flour, sugar and shortening. More »

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Using sticky traps, bait stations and boric acid mixed with flour and water are some effective ways to get rid of water bugs and roaches. Sticky traps are non-toxic options. More »

Effective killing methods for German cockroaches include plastic roach baits, gel bait, sticky traps, toxic dust and extreme hot or cold temperatures. Bug sprays aren't recommended because sprays don't reach a majority o... More »

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To get rid of roaches, remove their food, water and shelter. The first step is to figure out where they are living in the house. Look for egg sacs, droppings and exoskeletons. If they are usually found in one specific ar... More »

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Contrary to popular belief, there are no white or albino cockroaches. The white color is actually caused by the splitting and shedding of the cockroach's cuticle, which is its exterior casing. The cockroach sheds this cu... 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 »