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Roach Doctor Review: Does it Work?

Roach Doctor Review: Does it Work?
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Roach Doctor is a gel formula that attracts and eliminates cockroaches. Does it really work? Here is my Roach Doctor review.

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About Roach Doctor

Roach Doctor is a highly potent cockroach bait that lures roaches and then wipes out their entire colony. The official product website is buyroachdoctor.com, which was registered in March 2016. The screenshot below shows how the product website looked in November 2017.

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Claims & Features

  • Quickly eradicates cockroaches
  • Simple to use (just apply gel to areas where roaches hide)
  • Attracts roaches and wipes out the entire colony
  • Works on almost all species of cockroach
  • No toxic fumes
  • Save money on exterminators

Cost

The cost for two tubes of Roach Doctor is $19.99 + $9.99 shipping for a total of $29.98. There is an optional double (four tubes) for a separate fee of $9.99 which would raise the total to $39.97. Each tube of Roach Doctor is enough to cover 100 feet.

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Roach Doctor Review

Anyone who has suffered from a roach infestation knows the dilemma of either managing it yourself or calling a professional. The problem with managing such a problem yourself is that you have to know what you’re doing and choose the right materials. The problem with calling a pro, at least out here in Las Vegas, is that most of them want you to sign a contract – which I won’t do. In either case, it is possible that a pesticide will be used that I don’t really want to be exposed to.

With Roach Doctor, we have a gel-filled syringe which you use to place tiny drops of their proprietary solution in areas you are most likely to find roaches. Roaches are attracted to the Roach Doctor formula bait, which they will consume and also track back to the rest of their colony. Once there, other roaches will be affected by the gel and will soon perish. For a few days, you may find dying roaches shuffling about on the floor, but eventually your roach population should dwindle dramatically. It’s a highly effective method of roach control.

One concern I have is not regarding the effectiveness of Roach Doctor, but that roaches could track the gel across cutlery, silverware, or even food, so you will need to be careful where you place it. When I’ve used similar gels in the past, I placed it away from my kitchen, such as around the garage, living room, baseboards, etc.

Even though we are only told that Roach Doctor contains a “proprietary” formula, it is almost certainly similar to other syringe gels found on the market. You don’t get a lot of gel in each tube, but a small amount will go a long way.

Price-wise, Roach Doctor is on the high end of the spectrum when compared to similar products discussed below. The double offer of four tubes for about $40 is more than double the cost of a similar best seller on Amazon. I also have not seen Roach Doctor in stores as of this December 2017 writing, meaning you’ll be forced into shipping costs and delays. I have no doubt that Roach Doctor is a highly effective product, but its cost and availability may be its downfall.

Alternatives

There are seemingly endless roach gels on the market. Most of them are highly rated, especially this best-selling $18 roach gel that has a 4.4 star rating among about 13,000 reviews.

Your Roach Doctor Reviews

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