cockroach control

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What is the best spray to kill cockroaches?

There are tons of cockroach sprays on the market that will give consumers all kinds of promises. Truth be told, it comes down to effective marketing and copywriting. Some over-the-counter cockroach sprays have at least one active ingredient or multiple. The industry leader in common household repellants has Imiprothrin. According to the chemical. life science…

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How Many Cockroach Species Are There?

The Smithsonian Institute answered this very nicely. According to the Smithsonian Magazine there are a staggering 4,500 cockroach species in the world, and out of them 30 species are considered invasive pests! In Canadian households, there are a handful from those 30 species that are often seen in our homes. These are the American, Oriental,…

How Far do Cockroaches Travel

How Far do German Cockroaches Travel?

Cockroaches are unsightly pests that should be avoided at all costs. These are filthy insects that can make you sick with food poisoning and airborne allergens. If you’ve spotted a cockroach within a shared space, such as a laundry room, be careful that you do not bring one to your home. Cockroaches breed very rapidly,…

Can Cockroaches Do Any Harm?

Can Cockroaches Do Any Harm?

Can cockroaches do any harm to humans whether in the home, office or restaurant? If you’ve ever had a close experience with these creepy crawlers then you should read this. Cockroaches could be a real pest or PR problem in the kitchen, home or office. Besides the economic waste, they create cockroaches could pose some…

What Do Cockroaches Eat and What Attracts Them Into Your House?

Do you know what attracts cockroaches in your home or office? Cockroaches in the home or workplace usually strike as not only repulsive but one of man’s worst nightmare. Imagine walking into your kitchen at night only to discover an intrusion, group of cockroaches littered every. No need discussing what follows next if you incidentally…

Places Where Cockroaches Like to Hide

Top Places Where Cockroaches Like to Hide

Cockroaches are a common household pest, and one of the hardest to deal with. They often hide out of sight, making it hard to know where they proliferate. You might not even see roaches until you stumble into a dark room, such as the kitchen, and turn on the light. Suddenly, you see them scampering…

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Why Do Cockroaches Come Out at Night?

If you have cockroaches in your home, it is unlikely that you see them out and about during the day, unless you have a severe infestation. Cockroaches are more apt to roam around at night in the cover of darkness. When you turn on the light in a room, you may notice them scattering for…

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in the Kitchen

Have you ever walked into your kitchen in the middle of the night to grab a drink or something to eat? When flipping on the light, did you see a roach or a cluster of cockroaches on your floors or counter scattering for cover? If so, you are not alone. Cockroaches commonly invade homes throughout…

Effective Management of Cockroach Infestation

Cockroaches are an eyesore but also pose a serious risk to human health. These insects carry bacteria and poison food, eating utensils and food preparation surfaces. It is therefore essential to be able to spot the signs of a cockroach infestation. Roaches also moult or shed their exoskeleton and excrete. These antigens can trigger asthma…

American Cockroach Identification – How to Deal with It

The American cockroach is a common pest. Despite its name, it is not specific to American. In fact, you can find American cockroach throughout the world. For instance, Canada is no stranger to the American cockroach. You must know how to identify this species of roach to know if it is what invades your home.…