Carlsbad Pest Control
Catching a glimpse of cockroaches in your home or business place can be very disturbing. They are associated with dirt and are known carriers of infectious diseases. Besides health risks, cockroaches produce a foul odor that contaminates food and objects they come into contact with. They are difficult to keep down and can breed very quickly. Prompt response at the very first sign of an infestation is important to control cockroaches on your property and finish off the spread of this pest to your neighbors.
- Color – Cockroaches are usually reddish brown with a yellowish figure 8 pattern on the back of the head.
- Size – Adults may range between 1 1/4” to 2 1/8” (32-54 mm) in length
- Legs – They have 6 legs
- Antennae – Yes
- Shape – Oval
- Region – American cockroaches are found worldwide
Cockroaches are attracted to a particular type of environment. Generally, that means warm, airless, and dark. This makes cracks and holes the perfect hiding place for roaches. Cockroaches are not only displeasing to the eye but also a health concern; therefore, one must know what attracts them. Food is the major attractant for cockroaches, and it does not matter whether it is human or pet food.
Cockroach odor is described as spicy, musty, and oily. A single roach can only give away a faint smell. When you can smell them, and the odor is strong enough to notice, you already have a huge infestation. Now is no time to mess around! It is best to ask for help from a professional exterminator immediately.
Cockroach droppings are usually found in areas where they often hide and where they scavenge for food and water. Places where you see more droppings only mean that there is a high traffic of cockroaches, and you should make a note of this area.
Seeing them is a sure sign that you have roaches in your house. They are usually around at night since they are nocturnal. Start being more worried when you spot some, even in the morning, which means you have such a large infestation that some get pushed out of their nests.
Their egg capsules can be as long as 38 mm and usually contain 10-20 eggs. All the more reason you need to get rid of live eggs when you spot one. You don’t want them to hatch.
Get in Touch With Us – Professional Cockroach Exterminator
A do-it-yourself pest extermination can be done, but if the infestation is severe, it is recommended to call a professional. Our professional cockroach exterminators can locate the spots where the infestation is the worse and will be able to effectively treat the entire roach infestation for affordable and reasonable rates. Our pest control service will make an important difference in how easily you can eliminate the problem. We highly recommend consulting with us before conducting a do-it-your-own pest extermination. Call us today to know your options.
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