Get Rid of Cockroaches (Gokiburi) with the Japanese “Gokiburi Hoi Hoi” Trap!

  • HOW TO
  • Cockroaches, or ‘gokiburi’(ゴキブリ) as they are known in Japan, are the horror of every housewife, tenant and even if met this pest outdoors, one would get nightmares for weeks. If you come from a dry northern country, you might get shocked how common cockroaches are here. But do not worry, almost everyone has to deal with them at their house, unless you live in a high building on the top floor, but then still there is no guarantee, since they can reach practically everywhere human can live.


    But do not worry. In the land of convenience, someone has already thought of a super effective problem. The ‘gokiburi hoi hoi’ houses will rescue you in your misery. It is the easiest and safest way to eliminate cockroaches without using chemicals. Sprays help temporally, but can not get them all. Cockroaches will hide in cracks in walls and wait for their opportunity to get back while you are away. So here come those insecticide-free houses, which will definitely help you out to remove most of so far gathered pest at home.

    How they work

    The houses are pretty simple. They have a special glue on their ‘floor’ and in the middle some bait to attract. Once the cockroach enters the house, it will get trapped. They are sold in most supermarket, every drugstore and DIY stores.

    Step 1:

    Stick the ‘foot mat’ onto the designated area. It removes the cockroaches fat which is stick to their feet when entering and makes it impossible to escape.

    Step 2:

    Remove the floor sheet, to uncover the glue area.

    Step 3:

    Open the bait and place it right in the middle. Kindly press it onto it, to make sure it sticks right in the middle.

    Step 4:

    Fold the walls and close the house by pushing the roof part into each other.

    Step 5:

    Put it vertically or horizontally somewhere in the kitchen (under the fridge, in between cupboards, inside cupboards, against the wall. etc. FINISHED!

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