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Unfortunately, cockroaches are found across the country. When you find these pests around your home, it is pertinent to do something about them. Otherwise, they’re going to sneak into your home, eat your food, and turn your life upside down. Thankfully, you can depend on us. Our skilled technicians can help you deal with this problem swiftly, safely, and reliably. Remember to contact our office so we can deal with this problem right away.
More About Species Of Cockroaches
Remember that there are numerous cockroach species in our area. Therefore, it is vital to learn more about each. After all, you can’t do anything about the problem until you’ve identified the species. Read the information below to find out more about the species in our area.
While there are numerous cockroach species in our area, one of the most common is the German cockroach. It is only 5/8 of an inch. The German cockroach is tan or light brown. Remember that most German cockroaches are going to breed and reproduce prolifically. The German cockroach fits into this category. It will start with a few cockroaches before quickly transforming into a large infestation.
Although they’re called American cockroaches, they can be found elsewhere too. It grows up to two inches, so you won’t be able to ignore this pest. You’ll also have to worry about the fact that this cockroach is going to fly. American cockroaches take a while to enter a residential structure. They live for many years so they’re going to leave in a hurry. They tend to approach homes with broken sewer pipes because they want to enter the nearby sewer system. Check your property to find out what is going on.
Pennsylvania Wood Cockroaches
The Pennsylvania wood cockroach is common in the eastern portion of the United States. However, the pest can travel by hiding in shipping containers. We sometimes find these pests in our area. Males often reach an inch in length while females are just three-quarters of an inch. Thankfully, these cockroaches are rarely found in our area although they can enter residences from time to time. Once you’ve found these cockroaches on your property, you need to start looking for woodpiles, wood siding, and overflowing gutters. If you have some of these, you’re likely going to have Pennsylvania wood cockroaches too.
Spotted Mediterranean Cockroaches
Next, you may encounter Spotted Mediterranean Cockroaches. While the cockroach is smaller than others, you cannot ignore it. If you do, there is a good chance that the infestation is going to severely worsen before you know it. The cockroach sometimes reaches a third of an inch, so it is one of the smallest cockroaches in our city. It is native to Europe although it has been in North America for hundreds of years. While you might encounter this cockroach, it likely won’t reproduce in your home. It can fly toward lights at night.
The oriental cockroach regularly grows over an inch. It is either black or dark brown and females will never have winds. As for male oriental cockroaches, their wings will cover three-quarters of their bodies. They are a lot like American cockroaches because they share traits. For instance, both cockroaches are interested in sneaking into sewer systems and steam tunnels. While these cockroaches have a lot in common, there is one significant difference. The oriental cockroach can tolerate cold weather exceptionally well. American cockroaches cannot.
Smokey Brown Cockroaches
These cockroaches grow over an inch. They’re different in terms of appearance because they have a deep, red hue. Thankfully, these cockroaches are infrequently found in our city. You might from them from time to time, but it is unlikely. If they’re found in our area, there is a good chance that they arrived in a shipping container.
The Surinam cockroach is only three-quarters of an inch, but it’ll make a big impact on you. One thing that sets them apart is the fact that Surinam cockroaches are female. The group of cockroaches does not have any male cockroaches. Despite being females only, the species can still reproduce prolifically. The female cockroaches hold eggs until they hatch. Once this happens, they’re going to give live birth to the new cockroaches. The Surinam cockroach tends to hang out in greenhouses and similar buildings.
At only half an inch, the brown-banded cockroach is one of the smallest cockroaches in our area. Nevertheless, a brown-banded cockroach infestation will prove to be a major problem. Many people believe brown-banded cockroaches are German cockroaches. They look alike, but there is one difference. The brown-banded cockroach doesn’t have a pair of racing stripes on its head. It is unlikely that these cockroaches are going to infest your home.
Reasons You Have Cockroaches
Have you wondered why cockroaches have tried to enter your home? Ultimately, cockroaches can invade a home for many reasons. In some cases, they’re entering your home to search for leftovers and food crumbs. In other cases, they’re searching for ways to access sewer systems. Regardless, they’re going to enter your home and breed prolifically. Eliminate the infestation quickly or it will worsen.
Dangers Associated With Cockroaches
Remember that cockroaches can indeed be incredibly dangerous. Do not ignore an infestation of cockroaches because doing so will put everyone in your home at risk. You don’t want your loved ones to get sick because of your negligence. Get rid of the cockroaches right away. While they don’t bite or sting, they can still make people sick. They’re going to contaminate your food products. If you happen to eat the contaminated food, there is a high risk that you’re going to get sick. Stop this from happening by calling our office and letting us eradicate the cockroaches in your home.
Removing The Roaches From Your Dwelling
It is vital to get rid of these pests right away. If you don’t, you’re going to run into serious issues. You can experiment with DIY methods but doing so is not a good idea. Some of these products are incredibly dangerous. Others are dangerous. You should protect the ones you love by letting a professional remove the pests for you. Try cleaning your home thoroughly. If your home is dirty and littered with food crumbs, there is a good chance that roaches are going to sneak inside. Make things easier on yourself by letting us rectify the problem for you.
We’re Always Here To Help
Our technicians are always here to help. Remember to notify our office when you find cockroaches in your home. We’ll call you within 48 hours.
Our Cockroach Treatments Are Safe
Our cockroach treatments are safe. We’ve made it a top priority to ensure that our clients are protected to the fullest. We use the safest methods so we can sleep soundly knowing our clients are safe. Our qualified, skilled technicians will keep you safe while eliminating the pests. They’ll resolve the problem using EPA-approved solutions. Call today to learn more about our safe cockroach treatments.
Preventing Cockroaches From Entering Your Dwelling
Try to stop cockroaches from invading your home. Start by properly cleaning your home. If they can’t find food to consume, they’ll leave. Properly seal all gaps on your outer walls so the cockroaches nearby can’t get inside. If they enter your home, count on us to get rid of them.