31 Jul '11, 7am

Environmentally friendly cockroach control tips

First published May 2008, updated July 2011 The sight of a cockroach would have my mother calling the exterminators post-haste (or more accurately, demanding my father to). In fact, I don't even remember seeing a cockroach in the house we lived in for over a decade, although I'm sure they were there - just scared to death of my mother. She saw them as a sign of an unclean house - which of course isn't necessarily correct. I'm sure she also had no idea that what the exterminators were spraying back in those days probably contributed to her premature death at the age of 50. I'm certainly not a fan of cockroaches, but they don't stir up such strong reactions in me. There are also many species of cockroaches of which only a few cause problems inside the home. I've come across some harmless wood roaches out in the bush that were nearly as large as the palm of my hand and they p...

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