Close their entry points
Close all the possible entries for palmetto bugs. Seal all the openings around doors, windows and walls of your house or caulk them properly. Keep the windows and doors closed as much as possible for you.
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Palmetto bugs don’t like cleanliness
Palmetto bugs attract towards dirty place and equipments. Keep the internal environment of your house clean to make it unattractive for the palmetto bugs. Wash the utensils once you had meal and cover them properly. Keep the food items covered all the time. Always use dustbins with lids to keep the close once you throw in the wastes. Dispose your house garbage and clean the washrooms on daily basis.
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Clean area around your house
Do away with the standing water and possible sources of garbage or wastes within the area of your house in order to discourage the arrival and reproduction of Palmetto bugs. Once they breed in your surroundings, you simply cannot stop them from entering into your zone.
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Boric acid is one of the best remedies to do away with the Palmetto bugs. Sprinkle it on the places usually visited by the American Cockroaches. Moreover, apply it to areas like baseboards, below counters, and gloomy areas such as closets, as they are the Palmetto bugs’ favourite places to hide. To stop the entry their entry into your house, spray some of the boric acid around the external entrances to your place.
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Remove Water’s Sources
Remove all the sources of water or keep them covered all the time as moisture attracts these exasperating house pets and provide with a reason to survive. Moreover, fix up all the leaking sinks, taps, tubs, faucets and showers to make conditions miserable for the palmetto bugs.
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