Why should you seek professional services for pest control for cockroach infestation? Cockroaches are annoying dirty pests. They transmit various kinds of diseases. They vomit on stored food, thus contaminating the food and spreading illnesses and allergies to people when they eat that food. In addition, they are very unsightly. Cockroaches are considered to be one of the most detestable pests of all the pests that can inhabit in our homes.
Cockroaches thrive in warm environments. Mostly, they are nocturnal and therefore you will mainly see them active at night. However, don’t be surprised if you see one popping out during the day to look for food in the rubbish bin. They also have a tendency to scuttle from one dark corner to another.
The oriental cockroach
The Oriental cockroach has a rich dark brown colour and it is referred to as a water bug in some instances because it thrives in damp, cool and dark areas. They can therefore become rampant underneath sinks, in dank basements and the washing area. Compared to the German cockroach, this species is slower and less wary. The oriental cockroach type thrives in filth, and travels through stinking sewer pipes. If your home is infested by them, you will need professional cockroaches pest control services to eliminate them and ensure that they never come back again.
The German cockroach
The German cockroach has a light brown colour. It is smaller than the oriental cockroach and its size ranges from 12-15mm. This cockroach thrives in humid environments. It is proactive, and travels by climbing over surfaces, even tiles and vertical glass, and is prevalent in domestic houses and hospitals. It is easy to notice when your home has been infested by the German cockroach, and therefore makes it easier for you to enlist pest control for cockroaches in good time before they over breed.