Cockroach Control

Cockroaches multiply very quickly, and they also adapt quickly, too. It is important to contact a pest control agency quickly if you see them in your home or business.

Species

roach cardThese are the types of cockroach infestations you will most likely encounter: American cockroach, Brown Banded cockroach, German cockroach, Oriental cockroach, Smoky and the Brown cockroach.

Size & Color

Cockroaches range from as small as 1/2” to as large as 2” in length, depending on the species. Cockroach colors can vary from yellow, light brown, chestnut brown, reddish brown, and dark mahogany brown.

Controlling Methods & Tips

In many instances there is no way of keeping roaches out of your home even if you are very clean and maintain a house hold free of crumbs and food. Here are some general tips and guidelines to prevent and mitigate your cockroach problem.

  1. Inspect all incoming food goods, boxes, and used furniture and appliances for the presence of cockroaches or their egg capsules. 2.
  2. Remove any cockroaches or egg capsules using a vacuum or otherwise killing the insects.
  3. In commercial facilities, avoid storing food items in cardboard boxes on shelves. Cardboard is a preferred harborage site for cockroaches.
  4. In homes, do not store paper bags under the sink or elsewhere in the kitchen if possible don’t bring them in the house rid them outside
  5. If you need to keep the bags and utilize them try and keep them in the garage or rooms other than the kitchen, utility room, or bathrooms.
  6. Makes sure you seal any holes or cracks around plumbing pipes under sinks, behind toilets and baseboards.
  7. Make sure a regular vacuum treatment is done on a consistent basis and clean floors under kitchen appliances.
  8. Using baits that will work with low toxic will help and eliminate a small infestation if the infestation is large hire a licensed Pest Control Company

Contact

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