Are you having trouble controlling cockroaches? Your home-made traps aren’t having much effect? Well, worry not, because there are products that will get the job done for you. Listed here, unranked, are the 7 best roach traps and other solutions you can use.
Trapper Max Glue Traps
These trap boards are decent in terms of functionality and versatility. It can be used as flat or even folded, which lessens the risk of accidentally sticking something into it. Each pack serves a set of 12 trap boards with 5.25" x 7.75" in size. Furthermore, it is non-toxic! It is sweet-scented to attract pests, and proven effective with a rate of 4.3 out of 5 stars. See the link for more details:
Reusable Cockroach Trap
This is a kind of mechanical device equipped with a one-way door to keep the trapped cockroaches from escaping. You are the one who will provide the bait though. With a removable cover, you can dispose your captured friends away or just kill them with any way you want. It is environment-friendly since it does not use any chemicals or electricity. So for all the nature lovers out there, this is the trap for you. Rated with 4.9 out of 5 stars, see the link for more details:
Combat Source Kill Max R2
It is a gel-like substance that attracts cockroaches due to its fipronil component that can kill cockroaches thru touch or ingestion. It can work for hours and is equipped with bait stations to protect children from accidentally touching it. It works for big roaches, those with flying ability, which have an average of 2-3 inches in size. Each pack offers 8 bait stations, proven with the rate of 4.2 out of 5 stars. See the link for more details:
Ultrasonic Rodent, Mice, Ant, Spider, Cockroach, Mosquito & Mouse Repellent - Electronic Plug In Pest Repeller
A hi-tech approach in killing those nasty pests that are contaminating your home. Just plug it and see the miracle. It emits ultrasonic waves which can kill those pests. Many are skeptical about this product, but a rate of 4.5 out of 5 says that this product really does miracles. It is easy to use and is guaranteed safe to your domestic pets being an EPA-certified product. For more details, see the link below:
Black Flag HG-11020-1 Roach Motel Insect Trap
This is an un-reusable version of a cockroach trap which also uses a one-way door to keep captured roaches from escaping. It saves the time of cleaning the traps since you will just discard it after few months together with the roaches that it captured. People say that roaches my last for months without food, but the purpose of this product is to contain them in one place and dispose them when the motel has its 'profits'. You don't even need to prepare a bait since it is scented to attract the attention of roaches ready to check-in in this motel. See here for more details about how to use them and why they work.
Raid Double Control Small Roach Baits Plus Egg Stoppers
A deadly bait for cockroaches which always performs double kills. It kills the roaches, and an awesome way to prevent the upcoming multiplication - slay their eggs. It is easy to prepare and works well with its 4.3 out of 5 star review. For more information about how to use baits to get rid of cockroaches, check out PestsOff.
Hot Shot 95789 Mini Ultra Liquid Roach Bait
Another bait-based product which claims to kill roaches in just 24 hours for up to 3 months. Each package contains 6 baits that attracts and kills roaches with its combination of food and water, perfect for those hungry roaches. It is also easy to use specifically for eradication of roaches. See the link below for details:
These are just seven of the many pest solutions available when you're trying to get rid of roaches. You don't just have to use only one either. I actually recommend you use a bait with one of the roach traps for maximum results.
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