Does Bleach Kill Roaches?


Bleach does kill roaches but it is probably not the ideal product to use if you have a large infestation of cockroaches. If you see an occasional roach or two you can spray full strength bleach on them to kill them, but make sure that you don't spray bleach on carpet because it may discolor it. You can also pour full strength bleach down drains where cockroaches are known to propagate.
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