Cockroaches spread disease

Cockroaches cause diseases, because cockroaches eat a wide range of food, including rotting garbage. It is believed that they spread a number of diseases to humans including salmonella and gastroenteritis. Recent studies have indicated cockroaches can also cause allergies. A cockroach infestation can be treated with a combination of good hygiene practices and pesticides.

Cockroach control

Cockroaches  spread disease. Roaches are filth and ruin food, fabrics and book-bindings. They disgorge portions of their partially digested food at intervals and drop feces. Roaches also discharge a nauseous secretion. They do this by there mouths and from glands opening on the body which give a long-lasting, offensive cockroach smell to areas or food visited by them. Cockroaches move freely from building to building or from drains, gardens, sewers and latrines to human habitations. Because they feed on human feces as well as human food they can spread germs that cause diseases.

Cockroach elimination

Cockroaches elimination is not very easy. German cockroaches usually prefer a moist environment with a relatively high degree of warmth. The insects are mostly scavengers and will feed on a wide variety of foods. They are especially fond of starches, sweets, grease, and meat products. In many locations, garbage is a principal food source.

Cockroaches extermination

As with other species, German cockroaches are mostly active at night, when they forage for food, water, and mates. During the day they hide in cracks and crevices and other dark sites that provide a warm and humid environment. Their relatively wide, flat bodies enable them to move in and out of cracks and narrow openings with ease. They may be seen during the daytime, particularly if a heavy population is present or if there is some other stress, such as a lack of food or water or an application of pesticides. We are your local exterminator