Turpentine vs Bed Bugs

Turpentine vs Bed Bugs

Turpentine can kill bed bugs on contact because it contains rosin which can cause severe irritation and burns on insects. It also releases a sharp irritating odor that can repel bed bugs. Turpentine or paint … Read more

Can Hot Water Kill Cockroaches?

Can Hot Water Kill Cockroaches?

Boiling water can burn cockroaches to death on contact. Drowning roaches in any liquid above 130°F will kill them instantly because they need to remain moist in order to survive. Water boils at 212°F and those bugs … Read more

Does Alcohol Kill Ants?

Does Alcohol Kill Ants?

Alcohol can kill ants because it contains ethanol which dissolves their exoskeleton on contact. This dehydrates and burns them to death if you drench them with it. Denatured, ethyl, isopropyl, and rubbing alcohol are the … Read more

Do Cockroaches Drink Water?

Do cockroaches drink water?

Cockroaches drink water because they need to stay hydrated and they cannot live without it for a week. However, they can only take water at room temperature. Since they are cold-blooded, roaches cannot take cold … Read more

Bed Bugs Under UV Light

Bed Bugs Under UV Light

UV light will only kill bed bugs if they stay close to it for more than 2 hours at a distance of 0.1 meters. The ultraviolet rays can damage their internal cells and stop them … Read more