Get Rid of Cockroaches For Good!

 

There are over seven species of cockroaches in California alone. There is the American Cockroach, German Cockroach, and Brown-Banded Cockroach to name a few. They can all become pests that infest your residential and commercial spaces, especially where there is a food prep or storage space. These pests can be dealt with and prevented from coming back.

 

Cockroaches of all species are a huge contaminate to any area and carry many diseases and illnesses if humans come into contact with them. They can spread bacteria that cause food poisoning, strep and staph infections, and hepatitis and have been even known to spread typhoid and dysentery.

 

If you have a cockroach infestation, they will eventually contaminate your cooking utensils and cookery, destroy fabrics, leave behind extreme odors and lay their waste throughout your area. The cockroach is a nasty insect, and they need to be dealt with to get them out of your space for good.

 

Descriptions

 

The German Cockroach is approximately a half to five-eighth long and is overall brown color with lighter legs. There are two horizontal stripes on the pronotum and a gold stripe onto the wings. The American Cockroach is red-brown in color with golden brown legs and a yellowish brown pronotum. It measures approximately one and a half to two inches long and is the most common within homes in the United States.

 

The Brown Banded Cockroach is a half inch long and is dark brown with light brown legs and spotted black joints. Its wings are dark brown and banded with light brown. The Oriental Cockroach is one to one and a quarter inches long and is almost all black and uniform in color. They cannot fly and are normally found outdoors unless it is in a colder climate. The Smoky Brown Cockroach is also black and uniform and is about one to one and a half inches long. It is closely related to the American cockroaches and is mostly found outdoors.

 

Behaviors

 

Cockroaches can live anywhere from six to eight months, but in comparison will have up to three hundred offspring within that time. They travel in large communities and communicate with each other using cutlcur hydrocarbons by either leaving waste in the path of others or through chemicals on their bodies.

 

Cockroaches are great with communicating with hundreds of other cockroaches and will tell them the best places to find food, where to hide and can even avoid mating with offspring or relatives. They can slip into even the smallest slit in a wall or floor and they always travel in large numbers.

 

Prevention

 

If you have a cockroach infestation, call your exterminator immediately. They are the only ones who know how to properly get them out of your home for good. Visit our website at www.allgreenpestcontrol.caor call us today. You can rest assured that you will be cockroach free and at an affordable cost.