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The Green Life: Green Your Pest Control: Keep Cockroaches Away

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September 09, 2011

Green Your Pest Control: Keep Cockroaches Away

Roach Sooner or later everyone has a pest problem. Whether you're contending with a small ant colony or a rat the size of your schnauzer, this week's tips will help you get rid of household vermin in humane, eco-friendly ways.

Tip #4: Clean and Caulk 

Prevent cockroach infestations by caulking all critter-sized cracks and keeping your kitchen clear of food debris. Remember to rinse out cans and bottles to prevent your recycle bin from becoming a roach hotspot. If the scampering critters are taking over and you must resort to more drastic measures, boric acid will do the trick — just make sure to keep it away from children and pets.

Tell us: How do you deal with roaches?


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