Carter Pest Control, Pest Library: Cockroach
HOW TO IDENTIFY COCKROACHES: CARTER PEST CONTROL GUIDE
In order to provide proper pest control, it is wise to clearly identify cockroaches. Most cockroaches are scavengers and feed on a variety of food, such as starches, sweets, grease and meat. The most common cockroaches seen in the Southern Central United States, are the American Cockroach and the German Cockroach. Review the information below to help you identify cockroaches around your home.
Since most cockroach species thrive in warmer temperatures, this can pose a problem when these pests make their way into your home, especially during the winter months. As a homeowner, take action and contact CARTER PEST CONTROL for all your pest control needs.
CARTER PEST CONTROL LOCATES COCKROACHES AROUND YOUR HOME
Cockroaches can be found in a number of places around your Southern Central United States home. Cockroaches are considered a pest because they can carry disease-causing bacteria, such as Salmonella. The American Cockroach is commonly found in dark, moist places like basements, crawlspaces and foundations. They enter your home through small openings, such as cracks in the foundation, sewer connections and air ducts. Most cockroaches are nocturnal, and will search for food and water at night. German Cockroaches are attracted particularly to meats, starches, sugars and fatty foods. It is no wonder why this small pest is usually found hiding in tight, confined spaces in your kitchen. A seasoned pest controller, like Carter Pest Control is highly aware of the typical hiding places for cockroaches. Servicing the Southern Central United States, CARTER PEST CONTROL will alleviate your pest problems by locating cockroaches and their nests in and around your home.
CARTER PEST CONTROL DISCUSSES COCKROACH SEASON: WHEN IS IT?
Cockroaches are found all over the world except Antarctica, simply because they cannot tolerate cold weather. Warm weather can bring about a successful mating season for this pest. An average female cockroach can produce over 400 eggs in her lifetime. When the weather starts to get colder, cockroaches make their way inside homes to seek warmth, creating a year round problem. Cockroaches are one of the most rugged insects and have the ability to survive on limited resources. Some species can survive a month without food. It is important to be conscious year round of roaches and their impact, especially since they have the ability to breed rapidly and in large numbers.
Servicing the Southern Central United States, CARTER PEST CONTROL is dedicated to providing premiere pest control services in and around your home.