Alberto V05 Hair Spray.
To freeze cockroaches in their tracks, spray the insects with
Alberto V05 Hair Spray. The fixatives in the hair spray immobilize
Arm & Hammer Baking Soda
and C&H Sugar. Mix one-half cup Arm & Hammer Baking Soda and
one tablespoon C&H Sugar and sprinkle the mixture in tight corners,
cracks, and crevices. Lured by the sugar, the cockroaches walk
through the baking soda, lick it off their legs, and, unable to
digest it, leave this world.
Dawn Dishwashing Liquid.
Mix one teaspoon Dawn Dish- washing Liquid in a trigger-spray bottle
filled with water, shake well, and spray the sudsy solution to kill
cockroaches. The soap penetrates the insects’ exoskeletons almost
instantly, killing the bugs.
Kingsford’s Corn Starch.
To kill cockroaches, mix equal parts Kingsford’s Corn Starch and
plaster of Paris. Sprinkle the mixture in cracks and crevices. Lured
by the cornstarch, the cockroaches ingest the powdered concoction
and “petrify.” You’ll have plaster statues of cockroaches, which can
be used to decorate your home.
Kitchen Cleaner. Spraying a cockroach with Lysol
Antibacterial Kitchen Cleaner kills the insect instantly. After
discarding the roach, wipe the puddle of Lysol clean, which
conveniently disinfects the area.
A quick spritz of Scrubbing Bubbles kills roaches dead in their
20 Mule Team Borax and C&H
Sugar. Mix equal parts 20 Mule Team Borax and C&H Sugar and
sprinkle the mixture in cracks and crevices where cockroaches are
invading your home. Attracted by the sugar, the roaches ingest the
borax, which kills them.
WD-40. Spraying a
little WD-40 on a cockroach kills the insect.