Cockroaches can be carriers of various diseases because they are commonly found near waste deposits or in the kitchen, where food is present.
There are many types of creeping and crawling pests. Nobody wants any of them in their home, or even near their home. Ecomist offers a range of Eco-Friendly insect and pest control solutions that will eliminate pests and keep them away.
Pyrethrum affects the insect’s nervous system by changing the solubility of the nerve cell membrane. It does not bind with cholinesterase. Instead it changes the ability of the nerve cell to transmit a message or impulse. This is important because it means that the pyrethrum is less toxic to humans and recovery from exposure quickly follows removal from the source of irritation.
Does this sound familiar? You’ve invited people over on a Sunday afternoon, you open up your braai to discover cockroaches making themselves at home.
One of the most effective ways to keep your home insect free, is to keep the little blighter out in the first place. This month we’ll look at a few strategies you could adopt to accomplish that.
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