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American Cockroach

American Cockroaches are common pests that love to live in damp, dark, and warm places. On top of being agile, infesting rapidly, and spreading diseases, these pests typically require expert treatment to be effectively eradicated.

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American Cockroaches are common pests that love to live in damp, dark, and warm places. On top of being agile, infesting rapidly, and spreading diseases, these pests typically require expert treatment to be effectively eradicated.

Characteristics

2 inches; reddish brown; large body, edges of pronotum are light colored.

They tend to be reddish brown in color. They also have large wings which cover their body as an adult and readily fly. Adult females carry the egg cases around for about 6 days and then cement them to a protected surface where they incubate for about 2 months or longer. The egg cases, which are about 3/8 inch long, are brown when laid but turn black in 1 to 2 days.

Harborage

Prefers warm and humid environments, usually with temperatures in excess of 82¡F.sewers, including water meter boxes, storm drains, steam tunnels, animal-rearing facilities.

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Treatment

How we treat American Cockroaches

For American Cockroaches, our experts take a thorough approach to ensure that these pests are appropriately targeted and treated. We utilize a combination of dusting treatments and bait options near entryways in the homes, around furniture, and in dark and damp places that cockroaches love to live to make sure these tricky pests stay away.

Our pest experts take a tailored approach when treating your property and work to ensure that your concerns are addressed and your home is protected, inside and out. We’re dedicated to providing you with peace of mind and making sure you enjoy your home.

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