Cockroaches are some of the most common pests around the world, and they’re everywhere. It is estimated that there are 4,600 species of roaches in the world, and five of those are commonly found in Southern Indiana.
• German Roach – Tan in color and often appear in large numbers; most common species to be found in home kitchens and food establishments.
• American Roach – reddish-brown in color; they prefer warm, moist areas. They are often found in basements, around sewers.
• Oriental Roach – Shiny black or very dark brown and often found in cellars or damp, dark areas.
• Brown-banded Roach – Tan in color like the German roach, but often infests the entire house, rather than just the kitchen.
• Woods Roach – Not usually found indoors, but can be brought inside on firewood.
Cockroaches are notoriously hard to get rid of. After all, they’ve found a way to survive on this planet for 350 million years! Roaches are some of the most quickly reproducing pests and they can live up to two months without food or water.
Of course, cockroaches can be disturbing to find in your home or business, but they are also known to carry and transmit diseases to humans, which is why having your YES Pest Pros pest control expert remove the infestation is so important. Cockroaches have been found to carry diseases including:
Your dedicated YES Pest Pros pest control specialist will thoroughly inspect the area to determine where the roaches are coming from and the severity of the infestation. This allows your pest inspector to create a customized plan specific to your needs. This is done in conjunction with our environmentally-responsible Integrated Pest Management program.
The chances of effective, long-term cockroach control are greatly increased if thorough sanitation proceeds proper chemical application. Following the inspection, your YES Pest Pros pest control expert may make sanitation recommendations including destruction of breeding places and the removal of food and water sources. Your pest control professional will also recommend a plan specific to your needs to control and manage the problem.