German Cockroach


Scientific Name: Blattella germanica Common Name: German Cockroach Color: Varies from light brown to tan Size: 13 to 16 mm long FACT: German cockroaches have wings but do not use them to fly!

German Cockroach Information

Conventional Insecticide Treatment Preparation Sheet

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American Cockroach


American cockroaches generally live in moist areas but can survive in dry areas if they have access to water. They prefer high temperatures around 29C (84F) and do not tolerate low temperatures. These cockroaches are common in basements, crawl spaces, cracks and crevices of porches, foundations, and walkways adjacent to buildings. In residential areas outside the tropics these cockroaches live in basements and sewers and may move outdoors into yards during warm weather.

Conventional Insecticide Treatment Preparation Sheet

Gel Bait Treatment Preparation Sheet

Cockroach extermination: Alternative pest control methods

Cockroach infestations are often effectively treated with pest control methods and chemicals that require people, pets, and other animals to vacate a location for a period of time and can involve extensive preparation before treatment. In situations where people and pets or sensitive equipment cannot be easily moved, there are some alternative methods to spraying….

How to keep cockroaches out of your kitchen

Cockroaches love kitchens. These pesky insects are drawn to the warmth, moisture, and readily available food sources kitchens provide. The best way to keep cockroaches out of your kitchen is prevention. Here are some practical tips for a roach-free kitchen. 1. Inspect incoming items carefully. Cockroaches like to hide in tight spaces and are often…

The impact of cockroach infestations on health: a pest control specialists’ insight

Cockroaches aren’t only unpleasant to look at, but they can also be a severe threat to your health. These tiny insects can carry harmful bacteria, allergens and even viruses that can make you and your family ill. Here’s what you need to know. Health issues Some of the concerns associated with cockroach infestations include: Allergies….

Holiday havoc: managing a cockroach infestation during the festive season

As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to gear up for all the festivities and fun activities that come with it. There’s much to look forward to, from decorating to preparing delicious meals. However, amidst all the hustle and bustle, it’s important not to forget about the uninvited guests that could potentially ruin your holiday…