TANTRUM – You are sure to know this one domestic animal, the cockroach. Yes, cockroaches are a type of insect that is almost guaranteed to be in every home.
But keep in mind, cockroaches are important to get rid of our homes. Because, often unknown, cockroaches can be a source of bad bacteria in our homes.
So if you touch the things that we use every day, it can become a health problem.
Quoted from Healthline, cockroaches can spread bacteria such as salmonella which is the cause of typhoid.
Usually these cockroaches often ‘hang’ in the bathroom. Therefore, you need to keep the bathroom clean so that cockroaches don’t come again.
The bathroom is a dirty and damp environment, that’s what cockroaches love. Usually to repel cockroaches from the bathroom flush with water.
But this method is actually not effective in getting rid of cockroaches from the house. There are simple ways you can do to get rid of cockroaches, one of which is using natural ingredients.
1. Coffee grounds
It turns out, simply by using coffee grounds, you can get rid of cockroaches. For humans, the aroma of coffee grounds is indeed refreshing.
Coffee grounds can be used as air freshener so that the smell of the room becomes fresh again.
However, the smell of coffee grounds is not liked by cockroaches at all. How to use?
You can put coffee grounds in several corners of the bathroom, for example under the toilet water tank. Use a plastic cup as a container for coffee grounds so they don’t spread everywhere.
It’s true that coffee grounds don’t kill cockroaches, but they are powerful enough to make cockroaches not want to come back to the bathroom.
2. Egg shell
This time, you should know that egg shells can be used to treat cockroaches. How could that be? For humans, maybe the smell of egg shells is not too strong.
However, for cockroaches, the smell of egg shells is very, very pungent and is not liked. Therefore, you can use egg shells to repel cockroaches in the bathroom.
The trick, just hang some egg shells to dry. After that, put the egg shells in a blender, then puree.
Put it in a cheesecloth bag, then hang it in the bathroom.
3. Air lemon
Launching from India Today, you can use lemon water to repel cockroaches. Although until now there is still a debate about this cockroach repellent, but the smell and acid from lemon water can make cockroaches go away. The method is very easy, you only need to prepare 200 milliliters of lemon juice and mix it in 200 milliliters of water.
After using the bathroom, you can sprinkle a little water with the lemon mixture. That way, the lemon scent makes the cockroaches reluctant to come to the bathroom.
Not only that, you can also use lemon peel to repel cockroaches. Just put the lemon peel in some parts of the bathroom that are frequented by cockroaches.
The smell of lemon that was still attached to the skin made the cockroaches not want to come. While these can be repelled by these ingredients, the only effective way to get rid of cockroaches is to keep your bathroom clean.
Don’t leave trash in the bathroom. Cockroaches love dirty places, including bathrooms that are hardly ever cleaned. Good luck!.