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To kill the nest

Combat Roach Killing Bait Strips should be used when you need to be fast, thorough, and discreet where roaches are likely to seek food, water, or shelter.

Cockroaches and other insects often find access to a home through cracks and gaps around doors and windows or through plumbing fixtures and sewer lines. Roaches often come indoors as the weather cools, seeking shelter, warmth, food and water. There are a number of preventative measures you can take to keep roaches from infiltrating your home, but roaches can slip in through the smallest of gaps and, once established, can be tricky to eradicate. Combat offers a number of solutions that can kill insects by contact and in the nest. Find out when bait strips are the right approach.


Combat Roach Strips


Roach bait comes in a number of forms, including gels, bait stations and bait strips. Bait stations are round disks that can be hidden beneath sinks and cupboards, but they can’t be placed just anywhere. Gel bait is used to fill cracks and crevices, or for hard-to-reach places. Combat Roach Killing Bait Strips are thin strips with an adhesive backing that can stick to cupboards, floorboards and even the sides of cabinets. Bait strips offer many benefits, such as:

  • Fast-Acting: The food in bait strips is lined with two types of killing action, so the poison works quickly on a number of different species. Fipronil is a fast-acting poison that attacks the central nervous system and kills within hours, whether the insect ingested the poison or merely came into contact with it.
  • Thorough: The active ingredient, Fipronil, ensures that insects don’t survive. It produces a high secondary kill rate as well. Insects often return to the nest to die where their body spreads the toxins throughout the nest.
  • Discreet: Strips are thin enough to hide almost anywhere, including behind appliances, cabinets and furniture, and the adhesive backing ensures that they will not shift or fall. Strips can even be applied vertically to walls and the sides of cupboards, pantries and refrigerators.
  • Easy To Use: Combat Bait Strips come ready to apply. Simply remove the backing from adhesive strips and press firmly to attach.


Where to Use Bait Strips


Bait strips can be placed throughout the home, but concentrate on areas where insects are likely to find food, water or shelter, including:

  • On top of the refrigerator
  • Under the refrigerator and stove
  • Inside cabinets
  • On shelves and in the pantry
  • Under kitchen and bathroom sinks
  • Along window tracks
  • Behind toilets
  • Behind couches, desks, beds and television sets
  • Around garbage cans

When placing this product around the house, always consider the accessibility to children and pets. Combat Bugs urges you to keep all products out of reach of children and pets.

Even if you haven’t spotted evidence of a roach infestation, bait strips can be effective in killing the first scouts into your home before a nest is created. Use Combat bait strips for fast, effective and discreet pest management.