Some people are allergic
to cockroaches. They are attracted to food and
moisture - including crumbs, cooking grease and
plant water. It's important to remove or tightly
cover all food and water, especially at night
when they are more active.
To get rid of cockroaches
- Keep the kitchen very
clean. Cockroaches are often found around the
refrigerator because of food spills and dampness.
- Avoid leaving food
or water out. Keep food in closed containers.
Do not leave water sitting in open containers.
Cover any food (including pet food) that will
be left overnight.
- Use pesticides to kill
cockroaches, if necessary.
- Seal any cracks around
the walls or cabinets where cockroaches can