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The Trick To Getting Rid Of Roaches In Your Home

January 17, 2023 - Cockroaches

Author - Tom Miche

a cockroach inside a home

When you have the privilege of living in a beautiful state, you don't need roaches ruining your day. Pests like roaches are incredibly difficult to exclude if you don't use professional-grade pest control solutions.

These tiny, resilient insects can hide in furniture, nooks, and crannies around your home, as well as kitchens and bathrooms. Don't let roaches move you out of your home. Have a qualified pest control company fight these pests instead.

Clear Sign Of A Cockroach Infestation In Your Home

Protecting your home and family requires recognizing the signs of a cockroach infestation. Look out for the following:

  • Cockroach droppings in your home on counters, doors and cabinets, walls, and near windows.

  • One or more roaches running around in the daytime signifies a problem. 

  • A foul musty odor may indicate you have a lot of these pests.

  • Sightings of egg sacs mean roaches have fully invaded and are reproducing.

If you see any of these or other signs of cockroaches in your home, get roach pest control services to clean up the infestation as soon as possible.

All The Ways Roaches In Your Home Can Make You Sick

Because pests like roaches crawl around garbage or travel along drains, pipes, and sewers, they are more than likely to spread bacteria and disease. When you smash one of these bugs, it may not spread roach eggs, but it can leave behind pathogens. Keeping a clean home and sanitizing areas where you discover evidence of roaches or insect bodies is critical.

Some people are allergic to roaches and molted exoskeletons. These bugs in your home may trigger coughing, nasal congestion, a rash, or exacerbate asthma symptoms. You may be wondering what other diseases do cockroaches carry? These pests can carry salmonella, E.coli, and transmit cholera, dysentery, and typhoid fever.

Can cockroaches kill you? These bugs are not venomous and do not directly cause humans or pets to die. However, roaches' parasites and pathogens might trigger an adverse health ailment. Failure to treat health problems might develop into a more severe, life-threatening condition.

Cockroaches bring down your quality of life, making your home feel and look dirty. When you have a roach infestation, these pests produce a pungent musty odor that you can't cover up.

Even Clean Houses Can Attract Roaches

Getting rid of cockroaches is incredibly tough because of their size and ability to hide. Without the help of an expert pest control service, your cockroach control products might not be able to reach these insects effectively.

Where do cockroaches live? You will find these troublesome insects hiding in the following places:

  • Inside cabinets under kitchen sinks 

  • Around food in cupboards and pantries

  • In the baseboards and trim around the walls

  • Between closet door hinges and inside boxes, bags, and other cluttered areas

  • They also hide inside kitchen appliances, electronics, and furniture

Inspect and clean your home thoroughly because roaches can lay eggs in crevices and gaps in fixtures around your home. Also, ensure your home gets pest control treatments quarterly to prevent roaches. Keeping your home clean can help prevent pests like roaches, but it's not enough to get rid of them once they have established a population.

Why It Takes Professional Assistance To Get Rid Of Roaches

Roaches rapidly reproduce after entering your home, seeking warmth, food, water, and safe hiding places. These bugs can produce thousands of offspring in less than a year and spread disease. Permanently expelling roaches from your home should be left up to a professional pest control service.

Miche Pest Control is ready to help fix your roach pest problem. We can provide a next-day appointment, inspect your property, and treat your home inside and out. Miche Pest Control guarantees our services, so if you're not satisfied, we'll treat your home again at no charge. Send roaches packing by giving Miche Pest Control a call today and getting started with our cockroach control services.

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