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Cockroaches Pest Control

american roach pest control
brownbanded cockroach pest control
german cockroach pest control
oriental roach pest control

The American cockroach is the largest of the house-infesting cockroach.

COLOR: Reddish brown, with a yellowish figure 8 pattern on the back of the head
LEGS: 6
SHAPE: Oval
SIZE: 2″
ANTENNAE: True
REGION: Found throughout the U.S.

Habits:
American cockroaches are found in food processing areas and food storage areas, as well as other types of buildings. They are active when the temperature is 70 degrees or higher, but they can survive lower temperatures with the right conditions.

Habitat:
American cockroaches are often found in sewers and basements, particularly around pipes and drains.

Threats:
Cockroaches have been reported to spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, six kinds of parasitic worms, and at least seven other kinds of human pathogens.
They can pick up germs on the spines of their legs and bodies as they crawl through decaying matter or sewage and then carry these into food or onto
food surfaces.

Germs that cockroaches eat from decaying matter or sewage are protected while in their bodies and may remain infective for several weeks longer than
if they had been exposed to cleaning agents, rinse water, or just sunlight
and air.
Recent medical studies have shown that cockroach allergens cause lots of allergic reactions in inner-city children. They were even shown to cause asthma in children.
These allergens build up in deposits of droppings, secretions, cast skins, and dead bodies of roaches.

Our Source for this Information: National Pest Management Association Inc.

Brown banded cockroaches get their name from the two lighter bands they have across their dark brownish bodies. In addition to the distinctive banding, males have full wings, which reach beyond the tip of their rather pointed abdomens, but females have underdeveloped wings, much shorter than their broad, rounded abdomens. The lighter band markings are much more distinct in nymphs than in adults of either sex.

COLOR: Brown, with pronounced banding across wings
LEGS: 6
SHAPE: Oval
SIZE: 1/2″
ANTENNAE: True
REGION: Found throughout U.S.

Habits:
Male brownbanded cockroaches have been observed to fly indoors. Among cockroach species, brownbanded cockroaches have the most distinctions between sexes. Females have larger abdomen and shorter wings than males. Brownbanded cockroaches often hide their egg cases in or under furniture.

Habitat:
Within a room, these roaches tend to prefer warmer, drier, and higher locations than do any of the other urban pest roaches. They are often found in upper cabinets or in other rooms than the kitchens (food preparation areas) or bathrooms.

Threats:
Cockroaches have been reported to spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, six kinds of parasitic worms, and at least seven other kinds of human pathogens. They can pick up germs on the spines of their legs and bodies as they crawl through decaying matter or sewage and then carry these into food or onto food surfaces. Germs that cockroaches eat from decaying matter or sewage are protected while in their bodies and may remain infective for several weeks longer than if they had been exposed to cleaning agents, rinse water, or just sunlight and air. Recent medical studies have shown that cockroach allergens cause lots of allergic reactions in inner city children. They were even shown to cause asthma in children. These allergens build up in deposits of droppings, secretions, cast skins, and dead bodies of roaches.

Our Source for this Information: National Pest Management Association Inc.

German cockroaches can be found all over the world. They are the most common cockroach in the United States. Each German cockroach can live about 100-200 days.

Size: 1/2″ to 5/8″

Shape: Oval

Color: Brown to Dark Brown

Legs: 6

Wings: Yes

Antenna: Yes

DIET
Cockroaches are attracted to sweet and floury foods. They also eat non-organic items such as toothpaste and books!

HABITAT
German cockroaches live in warm and damp places, like kitchens, bathrooms, and places where people eat and drink.

IMPACT
Cockroaches crawl through dirty areas and then walk around our homes tracking in lots of bacteria and germs. They can contaminate food by shedding their skins. Their cast off skin and waste byproducts are allergens that can trigger allergic reactions, asthma and other illnesses, especially in children.

Our Source for this Information: National Pest Management Association Inc.

The American cockroach is the largest of the house-infesting cockroach.

COLOR: Reddish brown, with a yellowish figure 8 pattern on the back of the head
LEGS: 6
SHAPE: Oval
SIZE: 2″
ANTENNAE: True
REGION: Found throughout the U.S.

Habits:
American cockroaches are found in food processing areas and food storage areas, as well as other types of buildings. They are active when the temperature is 70 degrees or higher, but they can survive lower temperatures with the right conditions.

Habitat:
American cockroaches are often found in sewers and basements, particularly around pipes and drains.

Threats:
Cockroaches have been reported to spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, six kinds of parasitic worms, and at least seven other kinds of human pathogens.
They can pick up germs on the spines of their legs and bodies as they crawl through decaying matter or sewage and then carry these into food or onto
food surfaces.

Germs that cockroaches eat from decaying matter or sewage are protected while in their bodies and may remain infective for several weeks longer than
if they had been exposed to cleaning agents, rinse water, or just sunlight
and air.
Recent medical studies have shown that cockroach allergens cause lots of allergic reactions in inner-city children. They were even shown to cause asthma in children.
These allergens build up in deposits of droppings, secretions, cast skins, and dead bodies of roaches.

Our Source for this Information: National Pest Management Association Inc.