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DIY Cockroach Prevention

Did you know that cockroaches can survive up to one month without food and up to one week without water? Because of their incredible ability to survive with very little resources and in extreme conditions, once cockroaches have invaded your home, they can be extremely difficult to completely eradicate. The best way to keep cockroaches out of your home is to prevent them from ever entering in the first place. Do-it-yourself cockroach prevention is cheap and easy to do. Use these DIY cockroach prevention methods to keep your home cockroach free.

  1. Clean, clean, clean!

Cockroaches are attracted to food residue, especially grease. Keeping your home clean from open food sources, crumbs and food residue is one of the best ways to prevent cockroaches from making your home theirs. A quick 15 minute clean-up each night will go a long way in cockroach prevention. Wipe down the counters every night. Take the trash … Read Full Post »