Applying Roach Bait Gel

Best Places to Apply Roach Gel BaitHow to get rid of roaches

Kitchen Gel Placements

Kitchens are an essential location for Roach Bait if you really want to achieve roach control.  This is a common area for food, and moisture.  No matter how clean you are there can still be crumbs, grease deposits that you cannot see.

  • Drawers: Alongside the interior of the door frame
  • Cupboards: Underneath selected cupboards where frame meets wall
  • Counter: Underneath counter where sink is located
  • Fume Hood: Along the inside rear corner of hood (ensure no gel will drip onto stove top)
  • Under stoves and ranges

Bathroom Gel Bait and Bait Station Placements

  • Bathrooms can harbor large populations of roaches, because of the adequate moisture source and the easy entry points thru plumbing penetrations
  • Bait Stations can be mounted on the upper side of the toilet rear corner of tank
  • Lower Cabinets in bathrooms’ you can flush mount against an upper corner
  • Sink: Alongside pipe collar where drainpipe enters the wall
  • Gel can be placed at and upward angle into the overflow drain
  • Condensation Surfaces: Places where condensation can build up such as the tops of door frames and medicine cabinets, and alongside decorations are great places to add roach gel bait.

Other Rooms (Indoors) Bait Station Placements

  • Closets: Flush mounted against an upper corner
  • Appliances: Behind the television, stereo, computer monitor, fish tank, wall clocks, light fixtures, etc.
  • Dressers: Flush mounted in corner alongside the interior of the drawer frame
  • Furniture: Under base of couch and/or bed where crumbs accumulate
  • Utility Room/Area: Underneath hot water heater and/or adjacent to washing machine
  • Garage: Flush mounted to door frame where roaches can enter residence

Other Room Gel Placements

  • Interior piping: Around all exposed interior pipe channels (such as hot water heater inlet)

Outdoors Gel Placements

Roach Gel Bait can be placed in exterior locations:

  • Rain Gutters Can be applied in seam between rain gutters and roof
  • Attic and Soffit Vents can apply between air vent holes
  • Siding: Under siding/molding
  • Exposed pipes: Around all exterior pipe collars or where pipe enters wall
  • Exterior roach bait gel can be added into brick weep holes, in window cracks and crevices, around decks and stairs, around the intake vents of air conditioning units
Monica Bird (929 Posts)

Monica’s compassion for her customer's struggles with pest control issues and passion for pest control stems from over 10 years in the industry. With a master’s degree in entomology, she uses her knowledge and experience in chemistry, insects and pests to educate her customers.


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