Having a kid at home and using a toxic roach killer does not really fit well. Actually, for us it didn’t.
Mint and citrus oil are the most frequent search results that we have read until today for the non-toxic roach repellants. But once we deepened our search for studies and more scientific articles regarding the scents that the roaches hate the most, we noticed that usually it is written that an excessive amount of these scents will effect the roaches.
Not one or two drops in the whole kitchen area! is the conclusion we had after all..
Of course, we tried it 🙂 Even further, we bought the most organic and non-toxic roach killer spray. But killing a roach once you see it is not the right way to get rid of roaches. If you haven’t read it yet, have a look at my best ways of getting rid of roaches post.
Anyhow, if we go back to what do the roaches hate the most topic, I am not sure if you’d like to fill your kitchen with mint and citrus oils but it may be lot worth to give a try to Ultrasonic Pest Repellants..
Bay Leaves Roach Repellant
Another common advise was placing fresh or dry bay leaves in our cabinets and drawers. According to some, roaches hate the smell of these leaves and will not be attracted to your kitchen area anymore.
THESE NATURAL POWERFUL COCKROACHES REPELLENTS WILL BE YOUR FAVORITE ANTI-ROACH TOOL! NOT BEING HARMFUL AND GOOD SMELL ARE THE EXTRAS THAT COME WITH IT!
Wow!!! If only, life would be that much easy for all of us!!
I will not tell you not to do it but would highly recommend spending your time to the other ways of getting rod of these intruders from your house!