Lets get right down to business, no one likes roaches when spotting one you want to kill it immediately. This isn’t one of those all natural hippie guides on how to get rid of roaches. If you’re wondering how do I kill roaches fast, we’re going to teach you the fastest & easiest ways to kill cockroaches.
1. The Fastest Way To Kill Cockroaches Is To Crush Them (It’s Also Free)
Roaches have been around for over 300 million years and can survive the blast of a nuclear bomb but can’t survive getting stepped on. Female readers beware this isn’t the prettiest way but its the fastest way to kill those varmints. Stepping on a roach with your shoe, slipper, boot or whatever you have on your foot, nothing kills them faster than crushing them the old fashion way.
Although this is the fastest way it can also be messy so don’t forget to clean up the evidence if you manage not to miss. You’re probably thinking sure I can step on a roach and kill it but there’s a lot more to deal with, continue reading for more effective ways to kill all of those critters hiding in your home.
2. The Handy-dandy Roach Spray
If the first method was too gross, try using a spray like Hot Shot Ant & Roach Plus Germ Killer. It kills roaches on contact, just grab a can and spray them till your heart’s content. Clean up is a breeze just vacuum them up or grab a broom and sweep them away.
Beware, Even though spraying is a fast way to kill roaches, the smell from the chemicals can be dangerous to pets and humans. Always remember to remove food, small children, and animals before you spray it’s better safe than sorry. Don’t forget to open a door or window so you won’t be suffocated by the smell.
3. Pest Control Sprays
When your basic roach spray is not strong enough, Its time to declare war on all bugs! A good pest control spray gives you the power of an exterminator without actually having to hire one. Our personal favorite sprays are permethrin SFR 32 oz Pest Control Insecticide, and All-N-One Bug Defense Natural Spray, these usually give us the best results.
Remember to use caution with these particular sprays, the chemicals are extremely strong.
4. Traps, Traps, And More Traps
That’s right Traps! The best roach traps we recommend Combat Source Kill Max R2, and Black Flag Roach Motel. Traps are great for catching roaches that likes to hide from the sprays, and it keeps them out of your sight. Place traps in high traffic areas and monitor for a few days and most of the roaches will be caught.
5. Boric Acid
Last but not least Boric Acid, The best roach killer. Apply the powder in hard to reach areas where roaches like to travel, It will stick to their legs and cause them to dehydrate. It also poisons them and other roaches that feeds off them when their dead. This is a very safe, effective, and affordable way to get rid of roaches.