Roach infestation in car

Got roaches in car? Roach infestation in car removal in 24 hrs

Roach infestation UGH! once upon a time, I felt snakish and decided to eat my strawberry cheesecake that I bought 15 minutes earlier.

With my taste buds turned up to its highest level, I opened the container and grab my fork and proceeded to dig in. I saw something black on my cheesecake.
I said to myself, they messed up my order, I didn’t ask for raisins on my cheesecake. I grabbed my fork to remove the sprinkle of raisins only to find out the raisins moved while trying to grab them.

It’s not raisins, it’s 8 baby roaches on my damn cheesecake, WHAT THE HELL MAN! I Slammed the container lid closed and threw it out immediately.

I always keep my cars clean, and my kids hardly eat in the car. When my kids do eat in the car after their done I grab my vacuum from the trunk and vacuum the crumbs.

This car that had the roaches in it was a car that I bought recently. I cleaned it thoroughly, but unfortunately, I didn’t get them all.

all of my vehicles are so clean that you wouldn’t believe that I have 2 kids under the age of 10.

No, I didn’t make this story up. This actually happened to me. With this roaches in car guide, I’ll share with you how to get rid of roaches in your car forever.

How do roaches get in your car?

  • Careless eating in the car by adults and children.
  • Transferred from home to car or from work to car from bags and other things.
  • Accidentally leaving door or window open.
  • Repair shops leave doors and windows open while it is being stored for service.

The best way to get a roach out of hiding

The best way to get a roach out of hiding is to get a sticky rat trap from the store then soak a napkin with some beer. Place the beer soaked napkin to the trap. Place the trap in the open overnight and watch the magic work when you return in the morning to see a whole family of roaches stuck to the trap.

What kills cockroaches instantly?

Roach sprays kill roaches instantly. you don’t want to spray roach spray all over your vehicle because it is highly poisonous. And let’s not talk about the smell, you don not want to constantly breathe in those fumes it’s not good for your respiratory system.

How long until roach bait works?

The faster they eat the roach bait, the faster they die. To take aggressive action place sticky traps and roach bait all over your vehicle.

I would say a realistic time to expect to not see any more roaches is about 30 days. When your traps become empty of dead roaches, then they’re gone for good.

How to get rid of roaches naturally without chemicals

Mix a little boric acid with powdered sugar. The sugar’s purpose is to lure the roaches to the trap, and the boric acid kills them. Don’t worry the boric acid isn’t toxic to people or pets. The boric acid will irritate the skin a little so it is best to keep it out of reach of children.

Sprinkle it under and behind the seats on a sticky rat trap. You can also place some of the mixtures into cracks along the edges where it is not visible to children and pets.


Don’t want to get your vehicle all smelled with chemicals out of fear of being poisoned? By Placing crushed bay leaves in places in your car, like under the seats or and other areas, this method will keep roaches at bay.

While this method won’t get rid of them, it just repels them from a certain area. You might just drive them to other areas of the house, like the trunk of the car.


Placing fabric softener sheets in key areas of your vehicle will attract roaches and trap them. The fabric softener sheets texture makes it difficult for them to escape which give you more time to catch them in the fabric softener and throw it out.


Saturate a cloth or napkin with beer and attach it to a stick mice trap. Roaches will be attracted to the smell, feed on the beer causing them to become drunk and unable to move from the stick trap.


You can place cucumber peels in an open tin can or plastic. The smell of cucumbers mixed with tin is said to be so strong that it’s enough to repel a cockroach kill it.


Make a catnip spray solution. Put a few scoops of catnip into boiling water. allow the water to cool and then pour the mixture into a spray bottle.  spray the solution in areas out of reach of pets and children.The smell of the catnip solution is supposed to repel roaches from the car.

3 other Other Alternative Products for car roach infestation removal


Image credit:



Last update on 2018-01-20 at 16:58 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

About Author

Collin Whittaker

My name is Collin and I am the editor and founder of My Used Car Blog. A little bit about my background - I've been an automotive technician for 10 plus years and I have worked for companies like Honda, Nissan, and other major automotive repair shops. I am a husband and a dad to three beautiful kids. My reason for starting this blog/website stems from my love and passion for the automotive industry. I will provide expert and insightful information from my years of experience.
Comments (15)
  • do sonic repellers work on mice

    Anytime mices are plentiful or wherein unhealthful conditions occur along with
    refuge, poisoned baits are an efficient resource to
    use with trapping. Generally there are simpky 3 kinds of mouse poison; acute toxins,
    calcium dischargers and anticoagulants. The majority of acute poisons are no longer available because of the threat of unintentional poisoning.
    Vitamin D or cholecalciferol is a calcium releaser that creates too much calcium to get produced into the blood stream, resulting in kidney, liver, or heart failure.The perks of vitamin d are that iit really wipes out anticoagulant-resistant rodents and generally there is very little trouble oof secondary
    poisoning. Mice poisoned through anticoagulants ddie from
    bleeding internally. Since the outcomes show up
    few days following having thhe poison, they do not
    correlate their poisoning to the rodentcide itself.

    • collin whittaker

      Thanks for the short lesson info on mice, but I don’t have mice in my car. I hope you don’t either. LOL

  • Eula

    Very soon this website will be famous amid all blogging
    people, due tto it’s good articles

    • collin whittaker

      Thank you. I try to write about only what the readers want to know about.

  • Deanne

    WOW just what I was looking for. Came here by searching
    for click here

    • collin whittaker

      Deanne, I am happy you were able to find the answer to your problem.

  • dodge neon computer codes

    Howdy would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re
    working with? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different browsers
    and I must say this blog loads a lot quicker then most.

    Can you suggest a good internet hosting provider
    at a fair price? Kudos, I appreciate it!

  • Nannie

    Wow that was strange. I just wrote an extremely long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear.
    Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Regardless, just
    wanted to say excellent blog!

  • cockroach trap

    Cockroaches are merely passive vectors and only carry bacteria that are already
    present in the environment (6). Fiberglass window screen over vent
    pipes on the roof will prevent cockroaches from migrating up from sewer connectiobs and gaining
    access to attics and windows. There services use pest control spray that can be used inhdoors on a large scale and you don’t need to worry about its affect on your health as they are not injurious to health unless you are exposed to them for a long period of time.

  • Kathryn

    I’d like to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this
    site. I really hope to see the same high-grade content from you later on as
    well. In fact, your creative writing abilities has encouraged me to get my own website now 😉

  • ig

    Good post but I was wanting to know if you could write a litte more on this topic?
    I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit further.

    Bless you!

    • mm
      Collin Whittaker

      Sure, check out our write for us page at the top of the site.

  • how to get rid of roaches in your house

    But now, I was tolld that thhe baits I used may not be working at all, and if I
    think further I may reach the conclusion that baits may not ever
    wrk again. Use under cabinets and around baseboard
    areas to repel pesky roaches. Roaches’ ability to survive drought, flood, fire, and famine is what makes them so successful
    as a species.

    • mm
      Collin Whittaker

      some of the baits don’t work. The one that I have listed on the site works like a charm.

Leave a Comment