How to use maxforce roach killer bait gel

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How to use maxforce roach killer bait gel
Stop the infestation with killer bait. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)

Maxforce Roach Killer Bait Gel uses fipronil, the active ingredient in many pest control products. When roaches eat the bait, they go back to the nest where their faeces are eaten by the roach's nest mates. Once the poisoned roaches die, the other roaches eat them, killing those roaches as well. One poisoned roach could possibly poison up to 44 additional roaches. Use the gel inside and outside your home to help stop your roach infestation.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Remove the cover from the Maxforce Roach Killer Bait Gel syringe. Touch the tip of the syringe to a hard surface in your home, and press the plunger to dispense the gel.

  2. 2

    Apply one or two dime-sized drops of gel, or one or two 1 1/2- to 3-inch lines of gel to your surfaces per square yard for moderate infestations. Apply two to four drops, or two to four 3- to 6-inch lines of gel for heavy roach infestations for the same sized area. Place four to six dime-sized drops, or four to six 1 1/2- to 6-inch lines of gel near suspected nesting areas and areas of high roach traffic.

  3. 3

    Fill cracks and corners with Maxforce Roach Killer Bait Gel where roaches gather most often. Apply behind stoves, under refrigerators, underneath drawers, along baseboards, beneath the kitchen sink, and along the edges of cabinets where they meet the walls.

  4. 4

    Place the bait outdoors in areas where roaches might enter your house. Apply the bait to protected areas out of direct sunlight, such as under the eaves and along windowsills.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not apply the bait gel around food preparation areas.
  • Wash your hand and skin if you come into contact with the gel.
  • Keep the gel out of reach of children and pets.

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