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Jenn_1
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Chockroaches

Post by Jenn_1 » Tue, 24 Apr 2007 6:00 am

What is the best way to get rid of them with all the humidity? Have used Baygon and roach traps but still see one every once and awhile.

I've heard putting either pandon leaves or cloves in cabinets and drawers is supposed to work. Has anyone tried this?

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Post by muratkorman » Tue, 24 Apr 2007 8:50 am

I tried the type of baits which they come to eat and die where they hide. I don't see any cockroaches for some time. But make sure that you cleaned everywhere in your flat. They leave their eggs everywhere and the places which you haven't touched before are good breeding grounds for them. Because of this humidity, it is perfect for them to breed quickly. If anyone gives alternative advices, I will also take into consideration.
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Post by Loops » Wed, 25 Apr 2007 11:01 pm

pandan leaves are supposed to work. We're lucky and only get one or two every few months so I don't buy them, but I'm assured by just about everyone that they do work (I think you have to keep them fairly fresh though - buy new bunches every week or two)

You could also get the pest control to come and spray every month or so. But if you're only getting a few they might be flying in. Are they big roaches? If you only see big ones I'd say they've just come for a recon visit, but if you see small ones they might have hatched at your place. If they're small then maybe you should consider the pest control.

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Post by sq009 » Thu, 26 Apr 2007 1:44 am

pandan leaves work rather well... BUT!!! remember to take out after a week or so, before it rots and makes things worse. If you are getting 'visitors' rather often, call in pest controls. My place used to be an insect gallery (its a 30 year old house) till the pest control removed almost all of them (I get occasional visitors after that). I can recommend the company to you. They do a good job at a good price
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