Cockroach Identification & Control
The American cockroaches are the largest household cockroach pests. They are 2 inches in length, have an oval shaped body and 6 legs. They are reddish brown in color with a yellowish eight figure pattern on the back of their head. They never grow wings until they become adults.
Areas of Infestations:
Cockroaches are largely found in:
As a result of the habits and the areas they prefer most, American cockroaches spread many diseases. In the United States alone, these pests are known to spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, 6 different kinds of parasitic worms, and 7 other pathogens. While crawling through decay or sewage, their spines pick up germs. These germs are protected under their bodies and can remain active for weeks. The pathogens lead to contamination when they contact silverware, water or food. This can lead to severe health problems.
The health concern is a result of these pests crawling over dirt and walking over food and other items in the house. They lead to food contamination, allergic reactions, asthma and many other illnesses especially in kids.
How to Protect your Home
The first step in protecting your home is to have it inspected for cockroaches. Our trained pest control & extermination technicians will do that for you when you call or contact us using our discount coupon form. In addition you should do the following:
Call us now before the damage or infestation gets worse. We’re here to help.