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Diallo from Birmingham,al writes,

Can I melt down this roach gel , add Vaseline to keep it moist and add roach dust and maybe some sugar?

The roach gel gets rock hard and ineffective quick. It takes up space because I need to put down another application on top of the old gel bait.


Heating up the roach gel to the melting point could render it ineffective as the active ingredient is liable to breakdown. Adding roach dust or vaseline will most likely contaminate the bait and make it unattractive to the roaches. You can place the roach bait gel into reusable bait plate stations to stop the gel from drying out and to avoid having to place the product directly on surfaces where it would be hard to remove. Many people choose to place the gel bait on small pieces of plastic wrap or foil to avoid placing it directly on surfaces where the gel may be hard to remove.

Answer last updated on: 08/17/2011

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