Cockroach Control Tips

Cockroaches are a threat to human health because they contaminate food and indoor environment. They transfer “food poising bacteria” by contaminating food, dishes, or areas where food is prepared in. Some of the fragments of their bodies contain antigen that trigger allergenic reactions. Scientists have not assessed all the possible ways roaches negatively affect human health but available evidence clearly show they are dangerous. To contain them, the following are some reliable cockroach control tips. (more…)

Best Way to Kill Cockroaches In Your Home

Cockroaches are some of the most resilient pests known to man. For instance, cockroaches can survive for a month without food and water. This means that using conventional means to get rid of cockroaches will not be successful. You have to become ingenious. You cannot allow these pests to spread allergic reactions around your home and/or possibly cause a member of your family to suffer from salmonella, dysentery, typhoid and gastroenteritis among other diseases. However, the question remains, “what is the best way to kill cockroaches in your home?” Well, here are a couple of ideas on how you can get this done.

How to identify if you have a cockroach problem

Cockroaches are household pests which are mostly active at night and this makes it difficult for one to realize that an infestation problem exists. This brings in the question: which tactics should you employ on how to identify if you have a cockroach problem? The answer may be found by being on the lookout for the following: (more…)

Using Baits to Kill Cockroaches

Cockroaches infest millions of homes in the United States. Getting rid of these pesky little bugs is most often an extremely difficult task. People will spend hundreds of dollars on pesticides and other bug killer products to get rid of the roaches in their home yet nothing really seems to work. A lot of these products contain chemicals that can be harmful to you and your family as well. One of the best ways to kill cockroaches is by using bait. (more…)

Identifying The German Cockroach

The German cockroach is the most widely seen roach in homes all over the world. This roach can be identified by the two black stripes that run side by side from front to back, on the top of the head. It is light brown in color and its wings are as long as its body It produces eggs which are darker in color almost black, which become lighter as they mature. (more…)

How to Control A Cockroach Population

There are several methods that you can use to control a cockroach population. You can utilize some of the methods and principles that pest control professionals use to help eradicate cockroaches from your home.The first step is to look for dead or live cockroaches. Some of the best places to look include the kitchen cabinets, in dirty laundry and around kitchen appliances. This will help you identify the cockroach hot spots. (more…)

Homemade Cockroach Repellents

There are few things more annoying in life than having your home infested with cockroaches, they carry germs and diseases and if you have small children this is even more of a concern. The best way to get rid of  them is to take swift and decisive action. Many of us are so accustomed to just purchasing repellents at the supermarket or pharmacy that we do not give much thought to natural methods. Below some natural and effective homemade methods will be listed in order to help you take care of your problem with cockroaches. (more…)

How to Identify The Brown-Banded Cockroach

Pest identification is very important when it comes to understanding the best way to deal with them. It is through this identification that you will know what brings them, their life cycle, their eating habits, habitats and how to eradicate them finally. Among the most common household pest infestation is the cockroach problem. These pests live in tinny nooks and crannies and they can feed on almost anything. The following are tips on how to identify the brown banded cockroach. (more…)