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Kill Cockroaches Hiding in Your Home

When it comes to cockroaches, if you see one you’re likely to see more. You may not see multiple roaches right away, but they’ll sneak up on you quicker than you think. With the right steps, you can help prevent an infestation. In the event that you already have a roach infestation, it needs to be addressed immediately. Luckily, Combat can help you get rid of roaches at the source.

Before you spot one of these creepy crawlers, protect your home with Combat Baits and Gels. Leave bait stations where roaches are likely to enter your home and in areas where they typically like to hide. Place the gel in cracks and crevices inside your house, or outside by squeezing near spaces adjacent to structures. You can never be too defensive when it comes to preventing and killing cockroaches!

If you already have a full blown infestation on your hands, you need to take action quickly. Combat products kill cockroaches you see, and the ones don’t. Unlike spray insecticides, Combat products, like Roach Killing Bait Strips and Source Kill Max Roach Killing Gels, kill the entire nest. Sprays are only contact killers, so the roaches that you can’t see continue to roam your home. Combat Baits and Gels are designed to disguise poison as food, which a cockroach eats and becomes infected. As the cockroach returns to the nest, it infects its friends. A domino effect occurs where any infected cockroaches die. Cockroaches are truly scavengers; they look for any source of food. They eat anything and everything, including their fallen friends. This cycle seals the deal and eliminates cockroaches at the source.

Other than the fact that cockroaches reach an entirely new level of revolting, there are some key reasons that you need to kill the cockroaches in your home:

  • Roaches are notorious for carrying disease, bacteria, and parasitic worms. 
  • They can also multiply more rapidly than you may anticipate. In one species, females can produce up to 100,000 roaches each year!

It’s important to take control of a cockroach problem in your home before it gets out of hand. Browse the list of Combat products to see what best fits your needs, and kill cockroaches at the source.

If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to killing cockroaches, utilize our Plan of Attack tool to help you create a plan tailored to your specific situation.

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