How to Get Rid of Cockroach from the Kitchen Cabinet?

How to Get Ride of Cockroach from the Kitchen Cabinet

The Cockroach is the opposite name of panic, especially for the hygiene lover. They will destroy your hygiene and spread various deadly diseases.

These insects are very resourceful who like to live near food and water source. That’s why they choose the kitchen cabinet to live in because a kitchen cabinet is a perfect hiding place, while the kitchen will provide the food.

One Cockroach is enough to make sick your full family. But if you have seen one in your kitchen, don’t take it lightly. Because there are numbers of them are hiding behind your back. So, if you saw this nasty insect, you have to get rid of them as soon as possible.

Before you get rid of them, you need to know few essential facts; here they are:

What Attracts Cockroaches to Your Home?

Like all other insect, Cockroaches needs foods, water, and moisture to live. They look for a damp place where they can easily find food and water. Their search attracts them to your house because they can easily find food, water, and shelter in your kitchen.

Here are few things that attract Cockroaches into your house:

  • If there is Garbage
  • If there is Food waste
  • If there is Excess Moisture
  • If you leave pet food on the floor
  • If you leave dirty dishes in the sink
  • If there is any leftover food in empty cans or containers etc.
How to Get Ride of Cockroach from the Kitchen Cabinet

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How Cockroaches get into Your House?

No matter what attracts Cockroaches to your house, they always need a way to get into your house. There are many ways for them to get into your house. Some of them are:

  • Hole
  • Cracks
  • Kitchen and toilet Pipe holes
  • They also can take ride to your goods to inter your house

Through these ways, Cockroaches can get into any house easily. To stop them from coming to your house, you need to be very careful. Regularly check your house and repair it immediately if you find any fault.

Signs of Cockroaches

To get rid of Cockroaches, first, you have to be sure about their presence in your kitchen. It is not hard to find out. You can easily find whether you share your home with Cockroaches because they leave prove of their living everywhere. With them, you will understand soon.

The first sign you will get the foul smell. You will smell Cockroach’s bad odor even without seeing them. That smell comes from the dirt they carry and live with.

One of the most common and well-known signs is the droppings of Cockroaches. It is very small and looks like just a little black stain. It can be brown too.

You will also find Cockroaches eggs and skins near their nest. They shed skins several times in their lifetime and lay multiple eggs that stick together. You can easily identify them if you see them.

How to Kill Cockroaches?

Once you are sure about the Cockroach presence, the next step is to get rid of them. You have to stop Cockroaches infestation as soon as possible, or the situation will become worse day by day. There are many ways to kill them; most of them are very easy and cheap. You can even use a home remedy to get rid of Cockroaches.

Here I have described some of the most effective and popular methods. Let’s find out which one you like most.

Boric Acid Method

Although Boric Acid is a toxic product it is a tested remedy to get rid of Cockroaches. It is a very effective way, especially for the eggs. Boric Acid will destroy the Cockroaches eggs and also stop another insect to come to your home. Duda Energy – Powder Boric Acid H3BO3 99 is useful for me. You can also use it.

Boric Acid

How to Do it (Use – Boric Acid Method)?

Take a cup of boric acid and spread it around the spot where you have seen the Cockroaches. And wait for the result. Be ready for dead cockroach disposal the next morning. For the best result, repeat this process for one week. Within one week, you will get a satisfying result.

NOTE: Ifyou have pets or children, make sure they are away from these places.


  • Boric Acid
  • A cup

Peppermint Oil Method:

Peppermint oil is another excellent remedy for exterminating Cockroaches. It is a safe and natural way to get rid of cockroaches.

How to Do it:

In a small pot, take 15 drops of peppermint and mix it with 10 ounces of water. You have to make sure they are properly mixed. And pour it into a spray bottle. Then spray the mixture around the infected area. Repeat this process until you get your desired result.


  • Peppermint Oil
  • A small pot
  • Water
  • Spray bottle

Sugar and Borax Method

Sugar and Borax mixture is a popular method for Cockroach. This method is very easy but very effective. Anyone can use this method easily. The sugar attracts the cockroaches and baking soda dihydride and slowly kills them.


How to Do It (Use – Sugar and Borax Method)?

In a small pot, take three tbsp borax and one tbsp sugar. Now mix them well. You can increase the amount of the ingredients if you want. In that case, the amount should be a 3:1 ratio.

Once you have mixed it well, spread the mixture around the corner of the cabinet or spots where you have seen the cockroaches. And the next morning, clean the dead Cockroaches from there.  For the best result, repeat this process for few days.


  • A small pot
  • Sugar
  • Borax

Neem Method

Neem is a great natural remedy to eliminating Cockroaches. People are using neem to get rid of insects from ancient time. You can use Neem oil or Neem power without any hesitation. They are super safe and easy to use.

How to Do it (Use Neem Method)?

Take a regular size spray bottle, fill it with water and add one spoon of neem oil. Now mix it well. And then, spray the mixture in the infected area. It would be best if you do this at night. As it is safe to use, you can repeat this method as much as time you want.

If you want, you can also use neem powder to destroy Cockroaches. All you have to do is take neem powder and spread it around the infected area. Repeat this process until all Cockroaches are not dead.


  • Neem Oil or Neem Powder
  • A regular size spray bottle
  • Water
  • A spoon

Baking Soda and Sugar Method:

Not only in bakeries, but baking soda has many other uses too. One of them is eliminating the Cockroaches. Baking Soda is a very efficient ingredient to eliminating Cockroaches. With it, you can get rid of Cockroaches for good from your home.

How to Do it:

Mix the same amount of sugar and baking soda in a pot.  And then spread the mixture in the kitchen cabinet and around the place you have seen Cockroaches. Sugar will attract them, and baking soda will kill them.


  • Sugar
  • Baking Soda
  • A pot

Silica Power:

Silica Powder is also a great way to get rid of Cockroaches. It is a little stronger than boric powder but very effective. That’s why you have to be careful while using it. You have to keep the children and asthma patients away from the silica powder.

How to Do it:

Take silica powder and spread it around the infected area. Spread this power just before you go to bed. Prepare yourself to dispose of some dead Cockroaches. They will disappear like they never existed.


  • Silica Powder

Essential Oil Method:

My next remedy for Cockroaches removing is an essential oil. It is an excellent remedy. They can remove this nasty insect from your kitchen as well as from your home. All you have to do is just apply few drops of essential oil like Lavender or Kaffir lime. I used Kaffir lime essential oil. Repeat this process and eventually, you will never see your nasty neighbors again.

How to Do it:

In a pot, take two cups of water and mix with ten drops of Kaffir lime oil. Then mix the blend properly; once it is mixed, pure it in a spray bottle.  And then spray it in the kitchen cabinet. Or on the spot where you have noticed the Cockroaches.


  • Kaffir Lime Oil (if you want you can use other essential oils too)
  • A pot
  • Water
  • Spray bottle
  • A cup (For measure the water)

Detergent Method:

Detergent is a very popular product that we use to wash our cloth. But it is also an amazing Cockroaches remover. It is a tested and proven method to destroy Cockroaches. The study proves that the bubbly water suffocates Cockroaches and eventually kills them.

How to Do it:

In a pot, take one-liter water and mix with four spoons of detergent power. Once it is mixed, pure the mixture in a spray bottle and spray it on the infected area. For the best result, repeat this process until all of them are dead.


  • A bowl or pot
  • Spray bottle
  • Detergent
  • Water
  • Spoon

White Vinegar Method:

White vinegar is not only an effective method to destroy Cockroaches, but it is also a great foul odor remover. If you use the white vinegar method, you will get two in one result. It will also eliminate the bad smell from your kitchen.

How to Do it:

Take one cup of white vinegar and one cup of water. Now mix them well. You have to make sure everything is mixed perfectly. Then spray the mixture in the spot where you have notice Cockroaches. This solution will kill all of the Cockroaches. Don’t forget to repeat this method until you are satisfied with its result.


  • White Vinegar
  • Water
  • Cup

Diatomaceous Earth Method:

Diatomaceous Earth is a chalk-like powder. It is another safe way to eradicate Cockroaches. But you have to buy the chemical-free Diatomaceous earth. Anyone can use this method for their kitchen as well as the house.

How to Do it:

It is one of the easiest and simple methods. All you have to do is, take Diatomaceous Earth and spread it in the kitchen cabinet and around the area, you have notice Cockroaches. For the best result, spread it per night just before you go to sleep.


  • Diatomaceous

Mint Oil Method:

I am a strong supporter of using safe and non-toxic products. Mint Oil is another harmless method to get rid of those nasty insects. It has strong scent that keep away the Cockroaches. Here how you can do that:

How to Do it:

Take a spray bottle and pour four spoons of mint oil in the bottle. Then spray it directly in the cabinet or in the place where you have seen cockroach activity. Leave it the whole night, and the next morning clean the area with a damp cloth. You have to repeat this process are not satisfied.


  • Spray Bottle
  • Mint oil
  • Spoon

Plaster of Paris and Cornstarch method:

Plaster of Paris and Cornstarch is another effortless and natural way to get rid of Cockroaches. With this method, you can easily and naturally prevent the infestation of Cockroaches. The method is very simple to follow. Here how you can do it:

How to Do it:

Take a small bowl and mix equal part of plaster of Paris and cornstarch. Then spread the mixture in the area where you have noticed cockroach activities. The next morning check it and dispose of it if there are any dead Cockroaches. Do this for about one week, and you will get a satisfactory result.


  • Plaster of Paris
  • Cornstarch
  • Small bowl

Lemon Juice Method:

Lemon juice is another fantastic Cockroaches killing remedy. It is very safe and natural. The best part of this method is fragrant. Lemon will leave a beautiful aroma in your kitchen after the process. It is an ideal way for those who have problems with unusual smells.

How to Do it:

Take a bucket of water and pour three spoons of lemon juice into it. Now mix them well. Once the mixture is ready, take your mop and dip it into the mixture. Then wipe the full kitchen along with the area you have seen Cockroaches. Do this process once in a day until you sure that all your nasty friends are gone.


  • Lemon Juice
  • Spoon
  • Water
  • Bucket
  • Mop

Cinnamon Power Method:

The Cinnamon Powder method is a fully organic way to eliminating Cockroaches from your kitchen. As we all know, Cinnamon powder has a strong odor. Like a human, Cockroaches also can’t bear that smell.

Not only Cockroaches but cinnamon will also eliminate all other bugs from your kitchen. It is also used as a bad odor remover. It will leave a beautiful aroma too.

How to Do it:

It is also another easiest way to get rid of Cockroaches. All you have to do is take the cinnamon powder and spread it in the kitchen cabinet or around the place you have noticed your nasty neighbors. And you are done, now wait for the result.


  • Cinnamon Power

Fabric Softener Method:

Cockroaches are very annoying and disgusting insects. They breathe through their skins. It is the reason fabric softener is an effective remedy to kill them.

If Cockroaches breathe in the fabric softener, they will ultimately choke and die. If you want to get rid of the Cockroaches infestation, this is a very useful remedy.

Hot to Do it:

In a spray bottle, mix two cups of water with four spoons of fabric softener. Then mix the mixture until it is properly mixed. Now spray the mixture along the infected area. For the best result, repeat this process once every fortnight.


  • Fabric Softener
  • Water
  • Spray bottle
  • Spoon

Cucumber Peel Method:

You can also use cucumber peel to eliminate Cockroaches from your kitchen and home. It is an easy-to-get ingredient but a very effective remedy to destroy Cockroaches. It is also a safe and non-toxic way to kill your nasty enemy.

How to Do it:

Take an aluminum can and put some fresh cucumber peels into it. Your trap is set. Now place this can near the place where there are Cockroaches. When Cockroaches go into the can, they will suffocate by the strong smell of the cucumber. You need to repeat this process until your home is Cockroaches free.


  • Aluminum can
  • Cucumber peels

Catnip Herb Method:

Catnip herb is also a natural remedy for Cockroaches. This non-toxic remedy is a good solution for Cockroaches problem. It has nepetalactone ingredient and Cockroaches can’t bear it. So, they run away from it or die. Catnip herb is safe for both human or dogs but if you have cats at home you need to be careful. It is not safe for cat.

How to Do it:

Take two cups of water in a pot and boil it. Once the water is boiled, add catnip herb and boil it for another 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, please remove it from the stove and cool it down.

Now fill the solution into a spray bottle and spray it on the infected area. Don’t forget to repeat this process until your home is Cockroaches free.


  • A pot
  • Water
  • Catnip herb
  • Spray bottle

Listerine Spray Method:

Listerine spray is another tasted remedy for annihilating Cockroaches. Lister spray contains essential oil. As you already know, the essential oil is an effective element for killing Cockroaches. You can also use any other brands of mouthwash instead of Listerine spray.

How to DO it:

In a pot, mix one cup of water with one cup Listerine spray. If you want, you can also add four drops of the liquid dishwasher. And mix them well. Once it is perfectly mixed, take a spray bottle and pour the mixture into it.

Now spray the mixture in the kitchen cabinet or around the place you have seen the Cockroaches. And repeat this process.


  • Listerine Spray
  • Water
  • A Cup
  • Spray bottle
  • Liquid Dishwasher (if you want)
  • A pot

Garlic, Onion and Pepper Mix Method:

It is also a natural way to kill the Cockroaches. This mixture will repel and kill them all. The onion and garlic smell will attract them and pepper will kill them. It is a full-night process.

How to Do it:

Take half garlic, half onion into a blender and blend them until they become a smooth paste. (You can increase the number and amount of ingredients if your infected area is big). Then add one spoon of pepper powder into the mixture and mix again.

After that, take one liter of water into a pot and add the full paste into the water. Now mix everything properly. When everything is combined, sprinkle the mixture in the infected area. It would be best if you spread it at night.


  • Half Garlic
  • Half Onion
  • Pepper Powder
  • Spoon
  • Water
  • Blender

Cockroaches Bombs or Foggers:

Foggers or Roaches Bombs is an artificial way to get rid of Cockroaches. But it is one of the quickest and most effective ways to destroy a large amount of Cockroach infestation at once. In this method, you will have to spread a high amount of pesticide in the infected area.

This method is ideal for any busy place. If you don’t want to repeat the same process daily and want to kill all of them at once, Roaches Bombs is the best way for you. It is a matter of pesticide, so you have to be careful, especially if you have children and pets.

How to Do it:

Place the foggers on the kitchen counter or the kitchen floor and turn them on. This machine releases the pesticide into the air like the aerosol spray and then slowly descends on the full kitchen, including crevices and cracks. It will kill all of the Cockroaches in the kitchen. Then turn it off.

NOTE: But if you feel that you can’t handle it, you can call an expert to do this job.

NOTE: Don’t forget to wear hand gloves and a face mask before you start the process.

NOTE: Please read the user manual and processor method carefully straightly follow them.


  • Foggers and pesticide

Prevention Tips for Cockroaches:

After you have destroyed all Cockroaches from your house, the next most important job is to stop them from coming back to your home. There are few fundamental works you have to do to prevent Cockroaches re-growth in your house. I have discussed them below:

Get Rid of Dark Corner:

Cockroaches love to live in a dark and dirty place where your daily cleaning couldn’t reach. They always hide in the darkness and hardly come out on the light. They became more active at night. When all lights are gone, Cockroaches come out, start their activities, and go back to that dark place again.

This is the reason you hardly see them and always find their dropping and dirt. To stop the Cockroaches re-growth, you have to make sure no dark corner left in your kitchen. And always open the kitchen cabinet and deep clean it from time to time.

Get Rid of Dampness:

Moisture is another favorite thing that Cockroaches like. If you have seen Cockroaches in your kitchen, I am sure you have seen them under the kitchen sink. It is because Cockroaches love moisture, and they prefer to stay around it.

You have to get rid of excess moisture from your kitchen. Check carefully and repair any leaking pipes or faulty taps in your kitchen. Cockroaches can come from outside; check whether any outer tube has leakage. Repair it if there is any.

Get Rid of Cracks and Holes:

Cracks and holes are the main way through which Cockroaches get inter into your house. You have to get rid of them. Seal any crack and hole in your kitchen. It can be on the wall or in the kitchen drawers. You also have to remove the gap between the cabinet and walls. You can use adhesives and cardboard to block all cracks and holes in your kitchen and home.

Get rid of Food Sources of Cockroaches:

If you live in an unclean, dirty place, you will surely attract Cockroaches. Leaving food waste, dog food, or unclean plats open will attract Cockroaches. Not only Cockroaches, but it will attract many other bugs too. So, please don’t leave them open and clean your house regularly.

Cockroaches in Kitchen at Night:

Cockroaches are more active at night than on the day. So, if you see Cockroaches in the kitchen at night, don’t get surprised. It means these nasty insects infected your kitchen. It would be best if you took action to get rid of them as soon as possible.

Usually, they start their search for food after all lights go out. When you go to sleep, your nasty neighbors come out to roam freely in your kitchen and enjoy your food. And they hide again before you wake up. But this doesn’t mean Cockroaches are inactive during the day. They can also come out in day time. It happens if there is a severe infestation.

So, if you have spotted a Cockroach in the daytime, you need to get alert. You will not like to hear this, but you have a severe Cockroach infestation in your house. I would suggest you use any effective method right now or call for pest control.

What Cockroaches Eat?

Cockroaches are very affluent insects; they can live on anything they find in your kitchen, such as garbage, sludge, rotting food, crumbs on the floor, etc. They can even live without eating for one month.

Why Do I Have Cockroaches in My Kitchen?

When we noticed a Cockroach in our home, the first question that comes to our mind is, “why do I have Cockroaches in my kitchen?” It is a very unpleasant situation, but the truth is maybe you are providing the ideal condition for Cockroaches infestation.

Cockroaches live in a place where there are food, moisture, and a dark hiding place or shelter. Unfortunately, our home usually provides all of them. The kitchen offers food, and the sink provides humidity and protection. And a home with poor hygiene is just perfect for their inhabit.

You can find them any time of the year. The best way to prevents that, live a hygienic life. So, clean your home from time to time, leave no holes, and repair all the leakage.

Can Cockroaches Climb Up Through Kitchen Sink?

The answer is Yes. Cockroaches are expert climbers. There is hardly any place they can’t reach. They can climb anywhere, whether into your kitchen pips, up the kitchen sink, or on the toilet wall. They can even climb up the shower. Some of them even capable of flying.

Can Cockroaches Lay Eggs on Kitchen Appliance?

Yes! As you already know, Cockroaches are mainly active during the nighttime. It is the time when there are no human activities. So, they roam freely into your kitchen and able to do anything, including laying eggs.

Cockroaches make their nest and lay eggs in dirty and unhygienic places. If you leave your kitchen unclean and dirty, they will nest there and lay eggs for sure.

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in Kitchen Sink?

The kitchen sink is one of the most favorite places of Cockroaches. They love to be there because of the moisture and available food. But it is not easy to get rid of Cockroaches from your kitchen sink.

You may be thinking if you pour water, they will be washed away and never come back, but that’s not going to happen. Cockroaches can be alive half-an-hour underwater. So, it just doesn’t matter for them. They will climb up eventually.

To get rid of Cockroaches from the kitchen sink, you have to take few necessary steps. They are:

  • First, make sure there is no sludge or food waste stuck in the sink.  
  • Always keep your sink neat and clean, and never leave dirty dishes on the sink for a long time.
  • Moisture is the ideal condition for Cockroaches infestation. So, repair if there are any leaks on the pipe.
  • Clean your drains and pipes regularly.
  • And for complete elimination, carefully use a good pesticide. It will be best if you use liquid pesticides.

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in Restaurant Kitchen?

A restaurant kitchen is a very busy place. This makes it challenging to get rid of Cockroaches from the restaurant kitchen. A running restaurant kitchen is open almost always, and many people’s health is related to that. It will be dangerous to use any pesticide without expert advice.

To get rid of Cockroaches, first, you have to find out the restaurant’s weak point. Find any leakage, hole, or cracks and repair them. Don’t leave garbage and food waste open for a long time; instead, drop them into the dust bin. Regularly clean the counter and wipe the floor from time to time.

Once you have makes sure hygiene of the kitchen now use the natural and safe remedy to kill them. But it will be best if you use a treatment that takes little time. It would be best if you take help from the experts. Call pest control on a holiday; they will do it most effectively and quickly.

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in Kitchen Drawers?

You can easily get rid of Cockroaches from your kitchen drawers. For that you don’t need to use any pesticide or chemicals. All you have to do is just deep clean your kitchen drawer.

Open your drawer and remove everything from it and deeply clean it. You have to make sure the drawer is totally empty and there are no foods, paper, crumbs even stain is left. Seal if there is any crack or hole where Cockroaches can enter. And try to keep it clean to prevent further infection.

How to Kill Cockroaches Behind the Kitchen Counter?

Behind the kitchen counter is a hard-reaching area which makes it a less hygienic place. Because of the lack of cleaning, Cockroaches infestation occurred there. While cooking, food can easily fall there, but you cannot clean it. If you can, clean the area as soon as possible.

Clean the area properly and make sure you have left no food waste. If there is any cracks or hole make sure you have sealed them. Then spray pesticide around the place and remove if there are any dead Cockroaches the next day. Keep the area neat and clean.

Will Remodeling Kitchen Remove Cockroaches?

Remodeling kitchen means brand new installations of everything. It will remove all your old racks and seal all cracks and holes. There will be no leakage or moisture. It will surely help to remove Cockroaches, but it is not a solution.

They will eventually come back and grow again. To keep your kitchen-free from Cockroaches, you have to maintain regular cleaning, repair leaks, and take out the garbage daily.

What can I Use to Kill Cockroaches in My Kitchen?

Your kitchen is one of the most important places for you and your family’s health. If anything goes wrong, not only you, all of your family members will bear the consequence. That’s why you have to be very careful while using anything in the kitchen. Make sure you are using a safe and natural way to kill Cockroaches from your kitchen.

There are many safe and natural remedies and methods available. I have discussed some of the above you can use one from there. You can also use Advion Cockroach Gel to kill them.

Is Advion Cockroach Gel Safe to Use in The Kitchen?

Yes, Advion Cockroach gel is safe to use. You can use this gel to kill Cockroaches inside your kitchen. The best part of this gel is, you don’t have to remove or empty your cabinet to use this gel. You can put it in the corner of the kitchen cabinet and near the infected area.

But for safety, I would suggest you avoid the area that gets in touch with foods and the serving area.

Where to Apply Chemicals for Cockroaches in the Kitchen?

Always apply chemicals in the nest of the Cockroaches. It will be more effective. For that, first, you have to find out the hiding place or shelter of the Cockroaches. It can be anywhere in the kitchen, such as kitchen sink, drawers, cabinet, pipes, drains, kitchen, even behind the kitchen counter.

Once you have identified the shelter and apply chemicals into that place, it will eliminate all of them at once. And keep the read neat and clean to prevent further infection.

How to Protect Kitchen Utensils from Cockroaches?

To protect your utensils, you have to clean them properly and make sure there is no dirt or stain left on them. Then keep them in the cabinet safely. You also have to make sure the cabinet is neat and clean, even cracks and hole-free. It will ensure the safety of your utensils.

Does Bleach Kill Cockroaches in the Kitchen?

Yes! Bleach can kill Cockroaches. But it is not safe for humans and pets. It is a toxic element that will put your family and pets in danger.  If your pets or your family member inhale or touch Bleach, they will get toxic.

I would suggest you avoid using it. Instead of that, there are many pesticides and chemicals are available that you can use. It will be best if you select one from them.

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in the Kitchen Cabinet Naturally?

Nature is the best specialist in the whole universe. It has the solution for every problem. And the best part is, nature does it without harming anyone. It is the best and safest way to get rid of Cockroaches from your kitchen.

There are many natural ways to kill Cockroaches from your kitchen cabinet, such as Using Neem, Cucumber Peel, Lemon Juice, Cinnamon, Peppermint, pepper, etc. You can select any methods from that and get rid of Cockroach safely, naturally. To know how to do it, read my detailed description of the techniques I have discussed above.

Home Remedies for Get Rid of Cockroaches:

Home remedy is a smart way to get rid of Cockroaches from the kitchen cabinet. I have described some of the above. You can choose any of them such as:

  • Baking Soda and Water remedy
  • Boric Acid remedy
  • Essential Oil remedy
  • Cinnamon Powder remedy
  • Sugar and Baking soda remedy
  • Coffee grounds etc.

First, select a remedy and apply it to the infected area. Before using the remedy, you have to make sure your kitchen is neat and clean. To know the detailed method, read my Cockroaches killing methods above.

How to Remove Smell from Your Kitchen Cabinet After Pest Control?

Once you have eliminated all Cockroaches from your kitchen cabinet, the next work is to remove the awkward smell from your kitchen. But if you have used a natural method or ingredients with a natural fragrance like coffee, lemon, or Cinnamon. You have already done half the work.

The easy and fast way of removing the foul odor from your kitchen is the soap water. Take a damp cloth, dip it into the soapy water and rinse the entire kitchen, especially the infected area. Then wipe it with clean water and throw the cloth you used to clean.

How to Sanitize Your Kitchen After Cockroaches?

If you have decided to use chemical pesticides, every chemical comes with a user manual that includes sanitizing instructions. I would suggest you read them straightly do the same.

If any food comes in contact with the chemical, you have to dispose of them. While doing this, you have to wear a face mask and hand gloves. Do not touch chemicals with bare hands.

Clean everything the way mention in the user manual instruction and sanitize the entire kitchen. Make sure you have sanitized every corner and cabinet, then leave them open to dry. After that, put all kitchen staff back in place.


There is no denying that get rid of Cockroaches is not an easy task. It is a serious and timely process. But there is no other way but to get rid of them. You will have to do that; otherwise, they will keep growing and make your life miserable.

Before getting started, I would suggest you analyze your infected area and understand the situation. Only then select a method or product that is the best solution for your problem. It doesn’t matter what the situation is; it would be best to use the natural method first.   

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