There is no doubt that cockroaches are disgusting, especially when you get into the house and they start running between your legs. Well, that’s terrifying for me. Beside that they are annoying, roaches can spread diseases or cause allergies.
This recipe based on boric acid powder, is considered safe for humans and pets. Boric acid will affect the skeleton of the bugs, which will dehydrate it and act as a poison. Effects will be seen after 24-72 hours, but the whole process will take up to 3-4 weeks.
To prepare this natural insecticide you need:
– 1 egg yolk
– 30-50 g of boric acid powder
– latex gloves
Method of preparation:
Mix the egg yolk with the boric acid powder.
Put your gloves on.
Make some balls of 1 cm diameter.
Wait for it to dry; after about an hour are ready to use.
How to use?
First of all, make sure you don’t leave any food in the house that attracts cockroaches. Then check the water sources. Isolate and repair all non-close valves where water leaks.
Where do you put the borax balls?
Borax balls should be placed in roaches way, near the walls, doors and furniture, behind the stove and fridge, the cellars, the cupboard, the drains, and the bathroom.
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