Cockroaches – the one pest that incites chaos in your home. It’s a well-known fact that cockroaches are one of the nastiest pests you could ever encounter and the longer they hang around your home the more difficult it is to get rid of them.

Here are the signs of a cockroach infestation:

Cockroaches leave behind fecal droppings where they go.

Cockroach fecal droppings look similar to ground coffee or black pepper, of course if the cockroaches are larger in size then the fecal droppings are larger too. The more droppings you find the larger the cockroach infestation you have and wherever you find the droppings is where you should target your pest control measures.

If you find their eggs then take it as sufficient warning sign that you have a severe cockroach infestation.

Oothecae, or cockroach egg casings, are an indication of an infestation. Even if you only find one egg casing you should take it as a sign of an infestation and you need to get cockroach control measures in place immediately. One egg casing can hold between 10 to 20 eggs and they are easily identified as a long, round and brown shaped egg.

If you spot roaches during daylight hours you can be assured you have an infestation.

If you spot cockroaches running around your property during the day then you are likely to have a very serious infestation as they are nocturnal critters. Cockroaches scavenge for food and water during the night, so if you spot one during the daytime it’s because the numbers have grown so much that the rogue roach has been pushed out of the nest.

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We have found an infographic from www.preventivepestcontrol.com that will tell you all you need to know about these awful pests, how to spot a cockroach infestation and how to prevent one. View the infographic here.

As you can see, these nasty roaches are robust and can survive on very little for quite a long time. Not only are they infecting everybody just about everywhere but a cockroach infestation in your home brings with it a number of problems. Roaches can bring with them diseases, can cause damage and contaminate your food.

If you are concerned about a cockroach infestation in your home then you should take some steps to deter them and implement cockroach control measures.

Cockroaches need a warm place to nest and breed and they require access to food and water. By eliminating these characteristics they won’t be able to settle in your home. Have a look at the ways to prevent prevent cockroach infestation in your home on the inforgraphic.

If you need cockroach control then you should call in a professional pest controller.The Specialists are expert pest control professionals and we have cockroach control measures that we can implement for you in your home that will sort out your cockroach infestation. Contact The Specialists today to be rid of these roaches.


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