Few bugs can make the skin crawl like a cockroach. Grown men have been known to jump up on furniture to hide from these critters. While considered a "dirty bug", cockroaches are not just found in run-down, unkempt properties. Anywhere there may be a crack, crevice, or hole, you can find these critters. Even the cleanest homes can be surprised by a roach infestation. These bugs like to hide in dark, damp, small spaces. If you see ONE in your house, there are more hiding in the walls or cabinets. As soon as your spot a roach, call us.
Detection and elimination are essential to ridding your home of these roaches. In America, there are many species of cockroach. Five are considered to be pests and must be eradicated:
The cockroaches are an ancient group, dating back at least as far as the Carboniferous period, some 320 million years ago. They are common and hardy insects, and can tolerate a wide range of environments from Arctic cold to tropical heat. They are popularly depicted as dirty pests, though the great majority of species are inoffensive and live in a wide range of habitats around the world. Cockroaches live up to a year, and the female may produce up to eight egg cases in a lifetime; in favorable conditions, she can produce 300 to 400 offspring.