This stuff works wonders
So I have been using this stuff for past couple of years after reading positive reviews here. I don't have anything against cockroaches but not in the house. Long and short - It works really well. $8 for a tube at Coles. Problem solved.
Longer back story
The first place I tried it was in our previous unit. It was a unit in a complex with 3 levels of units.
Every summer we would get cockroaches. Tried the roach bombs, bait sprays. They sort of worked. With roach bombs the cockroaches would be gone pretty quick.
But then you would walk past a ...neighbours unit and could smell that they had just bombed and sure enough a day or so later the roaches would be back. Rinse repeat all through summer- bomb cochroaches move units. Very annoying and the bombs aren't exactly cheap - let alone poising our food risk. Anyhooo gave this bait a try and went away for a week to come back to see lots of dead cochroaches over the floor. There were still a few here or there but by about week 3 all gone.
Tiny dot of paste in the corners of the room away from food surfaces, topping up as needed and the infestation has gone within a few weeks. Friend recommended after his cleared in a few days. Beyond words at having them gone. So grateful, couldn't recommend enough.
Only thing that worked
Living in an apartment block sucks if your neighbours can't keep clean. We had a huge German cockroach problem for nearly 2 years, even had to throw out the oven and dishwasher after they got in the wiring. Tried surface sprays and baits, but they did nothing. I was hesitant about using bombs as I have pets, so I picked this up from the supermarket, no prior knowledge behind the purchase, only desperation as it was one of the few products I hadn't yet tried. Followed instructions carefully (as it is a highly concentrated poison). Dotted it in h...ard to reach places and within a week they were gone. I couldn't believe it! There's a thread further down wondering as to the veracity of these glowing reviews. Myself, I am reviewing after I saw my first cockroach in 18 months today, picked up the half-used tube to use again and thought "wow, this cheap butt tube really did work." I wish I'd known about it from the start. I wish i didnt have to replace my oven and dishwasher. I wish that when I'd searched "best ways to kill cockroaches" this thread had come up. I hope they never change the formula for this product. $8? Priceless for piece of mind.
Purchased in January 2019 for A$8.00.
roach infestation is now almost gone
So I have been having this infestation for quite some time and everybody in the house knows how bad I'm freaking out! Unfortunately, the natural method didn't work so I decided on buying this and voila, the roaches are no longer seen!
Purchased in August 2020.
Put it in the howtater tank area where I have had an infestation for months. Kept spraying them but would come back
A couple of doses with this product and they are now all gone, it seems
Easy to use and I think pros use this type of gel
Purchased in June 2020.
Can't believe it actually works
Had a bad German infestation happening. My mum used to have the same problem but said she used talon and swears by it. I bought two tubes and just dotted around where I saw their mess (the black dots they leave). It's been two days now and every time I walk in the kitchen I have to sweep up a bunch of dead and dying cockroaches, it's a beautiful sight lol. Will be doing a big wipe down inside of all the cupboards in a few days as I will need to with all the dead ones dropping EVERYWHERE, and will reapply once done.
I was going to pay over $300 for pest control, but instead $8 a tube fixed the problem. I wouldn't have believed it if I didn't see it myself.
This really works
Had a bad cockroach infestation 2 years ago. Was using surface spray and roach baits. They helped a little but would still see roaches. Then bought this on a whim. This was a game changer. Within a week never saw a roach again. I reapply every 3 months to keep a roach free house.
I’m a big fan of Talon Ant Killer so decided to give the roach gel a try. We have not had coackroaches around for a while but started to notice small cockroaches coming out of appliances in our kitchen. I applied this bait sparingly behind and around appliances and whitegoods as well as in cracks and voids around the skirting boards. After a day or so I’ve noticed many cockroaches laying dead on the kitchen floor overnight. It works.
Huge fan but bought cockroach gel instead of Ant gel
I am an absolute huge fan of selleys talon ant gel, but not noticing till I opened the package (was in a rush shopping before school pick-up), I had bought cockroach gel instead. I have a newly built home and have a shocking ant problem. Last application of Ant gel lasted 3-4 months. Out of curiosity I've applied the cockroach gel and the ants seem to enjoy it. As the colour is different I will wait till the ants have disappeared and will remove the gel off of my counter, but will let you know the results.
This is what you've been looking for!
I had major German Cockroach problem in the kitchen of a place that I had recently moved into. I had been told that the pest control had been in previously, but it sure didn't seem like they had. I tried 2x bombs over separate days to get rid of them - to no avail. Those little creatures were seemingly unkillable.
A bit of research - and by recommendations on this website, I gave the Talon Gel a go. WOW - is all I can say. (I didn't think I would ever be able to get rid of them.) Overnight it was clearly working. The sheer satisfaction of see...ing more dead roaches when I woke up / got home from work for a few days. I put the gel in spots around the kitchen as recommended. I did have to do two rounds, but within a week, the numbers had dramatically decreased. Two weeks later I might see 1 cockroach, but on the whole, the disgusting problem has been fixed (and this is a humid summer). I can't recommend this product highly enough. I am still amazed they haven't reappeared and I haven't even opened my second packet of Talon Gel!
This is the only product that actually worked and we had quite the plague, havent seen a living cocky in months .. excellent product, highly recommend.. be sure to follow the instructions and theyll be gone in no time
Tried sprays and bombs but still had cockroaches in kitchen. Tried Talon based on reviews here. It works. A few dead one on kitchen floor morning after using. A few more dead 'uns for a few days. No more roaches seen sincr.
Actually Works. Now Have Zero Cockroaches.
My previous review was based on the result after 2 days with one tube. After buying the second tube 2 days ago I now seem to have no cockroaches. I started with Mortein Cockroach gel and it did nothing. I bought a second- nothing. Heaps of roaches. Tried the Mortein and Raid plastic baits- Useless. Tried a single tube of Talon Gel and seemed to do nothing. After 2 days bought a second tube. Bingo. Zero roaches. I'll be using this stuff in the future.
Very impressed it really works
I had small German cockroach invading my kitchen. I used one and a bit of the tubes where the cockroach were hiding and after a couple of days there were sick ones then dead ones. I haven't seen a cockroach for six weeks. If they reappear I will use the remainder of the product before they take hold.
Works for months...! A truly GREAT product
All I can say is, Talon PLEASE don't water down this formula or put the price up too much, because you've made a truly great product. I put a few dabs about a foot apart around the kitchen, and there are no roaches for MONTHS. The dabs stay there pretty well too, wiping out any newcomers who try to invade. THANKS TALON ! You're saving capitalism lol.
I had concern of visible cockroaches anytime i go in kitchen and i applied on some areas before we went on holidays for 3 days and after coming back don't know where they gone. Found few dead on floor and the rest just disappeared maybe dead in hidden arras. Very happy with the product.
If only i had known sooner, i wasted so much money on other shonky roach kill products.
Bought 2 syringes and used the first one, i got about a meter long worth of gel and drew a dashed line around my fridge and sink(only chemical free water sources in the house) its been a week and all i see now dead roaches, amazing didn't even get to use the second tube.
excellent - 90% gone in 3 weeks
Sold at Coles supermarkets for around $8/ tube.
I have already used 7 tubes and the roaches are gobbling it down.
Within a day there are usually some very sickly looking cockroaches wobbling around and with 2 or 3 days there were literally thousands of dead roaches.
Don't waste your money on the roach bombs as they only kill a small percentage.
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