DIY German Cockroach Control – Beacon Pest Control

Cockroaches have been around for over 300 million years, it’s time to fight back.  There are 2 easy practices that anyone can do to control german cockroaches.


The most important factor in prevention is sanitation.

  • Use a bleach and water solution to sanitize surfaces.  This will kill 99% of all bacteria that german cockroaches feed on.
  • Clean up all spilled drinks and foods including crumbs on the floor.
  • Do your dishes every night.
  • Store items such as cereal, crackers, cookies, flour, sugar and bread in airtight containers like tupperware.
  • Store garbage in a sturdy container with a tightly fitting lid.


  • In the kitchen and bathrooms, caulk all holes where pipes pass through the wall.
  • Fix leaky faucets and pipes.
  • Repair sweating pipes.

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