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American and German Cockroaches

All over the world, cockroaches are an insect type found that are very resilient and very difficult to manage.

Cockroaches are a type of insect that are resilient, very difficult to control and found living all over the world. This cockroach species are seen as a benefit to the environment because they support getting rid of decaying organic materials. The species that invade homes and businesses are not all that appreciated though because cockroaches are considered to be dangerous and should be eradicated as soon as possible. The American cockroach and the German cockroach are two of the most common species to invade your home or property.

German Cockroach

The most common of cockroaches to be found in today’s residential or commercial property is the German cockroach. This type is most likely due to a speedy breeding schedule of up to six generations per year. Light brown to tan in color, these cockroaches have two parallel dark stripes located on their backs.and the adults can grow from 1/2” to 5/8” in length.

American cockroach

The largest species of house infesting is the American cockroach. The adults can grow up to 2 inches in length, reddish brown in color and have a distinctive yellowish colored figure 8 marking located on the back of their head.

Why are cockroaches dangerous?

When trying to control cockroaches on your own, home or property owners may use DIY treatments. These type of chemicals are not only ineffective, but improperly used can be very dangerous to you, your family or pets. It is very important when trying to control cockroaches that each cockroach present need to be treated for and eliminated. If any are left behind, you will quickly have another infestation.

Flea Master experts offer cockroach control treatments and monthly services programs that are customizable to meet your needs. We target your flea infestation source and eradicate your specific pest problem. If they return, give us a call, we will return to your home or business at no charge, assess the problem and find the solution.

How can I prevent a cockroach infestation?

Continuous pest control services is the best way to prevent and manage cockroaches. There are other methods and precautions you can take to prevent a home or business cockroach infestation.These cockroach prevention tips are:

  • Reduce or eliminating all sources of water, including roof run-offs, shallow areas where water may pool or stand.
  • Keep all food items in your refrigerator, and sealed, air-tight containers.
  • Inspect boxes, packages and dry good containers for cockroaches before bringing them into your home or business.
  • Keep your kitchen clean and wipe up spills, crumbs and grease in the kitchen, especially areas around all appliances.
  • Store all dry pet food in sealed containers.
  • Remove areas of your home that are cluttered where roaches can reproduce and hide in.

If you find cockroaches in your house or around your property, give Flea Master Pest Control Solutions a call today and we will provide you a plan to safely eliminate these pests for good.