Cockroaches are indeed one of the world’s most common household pests. They are also one of the most robust insects and can colonize almost any place. Understanding roaches’ fundamentals will make assisting in their eradication easier.
To make matters worse, roaches have been found to contain diseases that cause food poisoning and diarrhea, as well as induce asthma, allergies, and skin rashes. Cockroaches can emit a nasty odor in huge quantities—all the more incentive to get rid of cockroaches before they become an infestation.
Fullscope Pest Control can safely and effectively control the infestation and keep the pests from returning. We employ the most recent and advanced pest control treatment solutions available. These include bait and poison solutions that attract and kill the roaches that are already in your home.
What Draws Cockroaches To My House?
Many people are astonished to see cockroaches in their tidy homes. In actuality, your home does not need to be filthy to attract these pests. Cockroaches may be enticed to your home for a number of reasons, including:
- Cockroaches are attracted to moisture, which can be provided via dripping faucets and other open water sources.
- Cockroaches will find nourishment in your house. It’s not even necessary to place food out in the open. These bugs can feast on wallpaper, cardboard, leather, and soap in addition to what you have in your pantry.
- Cockroaches are attracted to all types of refuse. Standing water, compost, woodpiles, and garbage cans near your home may be a homing beacon for hungry and thirsty cockroaches.
Even if you follow all precautions, cockroaches may enter your home via your neighbors’ property, especially if you share an adjoining wall, as in an apartment complex, condo, or row home. German cockroaches are commonly introduced into standalone homes with other products such as groceries, new clothing, furniture, or other stuff. That is why professional pest control is always your best bet for cockroach management.
Cockroach Prevention Tips
Although you can help reduce the likelihood of a cockroach infestation by implementing appropriate cleaning measures, simple cleaning and keeping a watchful eye cannot guarantee that cockroaches will not infest.
Here are some approaches to help you avoid roaches:
- Keep the house clean and free of food scraps.
- Store food properly in airtight containers to prevent them from attracting cockroaches.
- Remove all items from under sinks, behind appliances, and in cabinets to eliminate potential hiding spots for roaches.
- Routinely check for cracks around doors and windows, as well as any other signs of water leaks that may be contributing to a cockroach infestation.
- Get rid of standing water around the house and keep gutters clean.
If you cannot control your roaches on your own, contact a pest control professional. At Fullscope Pest Control, we offer a proven and effective approach to getting rid of cockroaches that provides you with peace of mind. We offer a personalized approach to eradicating the cockroaches in your home. Contact us for more information!