For over 400 million years, cockroaches have been lurking in the face of the earth, and believe it or not, they are even more productive than the human race. In the United States alone, there are over 57 species identified for cockroaches and among the 57, Blatella germanica is the most common. Blatella germanica is the species of cockroach that is mostly seen in the kitchen and bathroom of our home. Let’s face it; having roach control should not be a chore if you want your home to stay clean.
Cockroaches don’t usually crawl around in the morning, since these creatures are nocturnal in nature. But the morning does not limit the eggs. You can confirm an infestation in your home when you find cockroach eggs all over your home. Cockroach egg is colour brown that is oval in shape. Though a female cockroach can only lay one or two eggs, each egg contain 40 eggs of new cockroaches.
In all the specie of cockroaches, they all carry a certain amount of danger and threat to you and to your family. Cockroach can carry a number of bacteria and can transmit them to humans such as typhoid fever and dysentery.
In order to regain order and cleanliness in your home make sure that you deprive these pests with food and water resources. Store every food or leftover in tightly sealed containers, or better yet, place it inside the refrigerator. Cockroaches are fond of water, so make sure that you dry all sink, cover all leak, and make sure everything is dry. The last thing would be to keep garbage out of the house every night, as cockroaches along with ants and other creatures love to swarm in trashes when the night kicks in. Cockroach can live without food for several days, but eventually, without the nutrition they need, they will die.
When cockroaches declare war in the home, you can start using sprays. Windex (glass cleaner) can be very effective in killing cockroaches within minutes. You can also place Boric Acid under the sink, all over the exterior of the refrigerator, or any particular place where the cockroach would run through. But remember that you should be careful in using Boric Acid if you have pets at home, as well as using the aerosol, as this can be hazardous to the health of your pets.
Clean, this will be the most unlikely environment that a cockroach would like to live in. It will be hard for them to find crumbs or water, or any source of food. This can also make it easier for you to see eggs of cockroaches and throw them away instantly.
Catnip herb can also help in pest control. It has been proven that by rubbing the leaves and placing them in places where cockroaches stay can make them go away. You can also pour hot water to a cockroach you see crawling over your home, this can kill them quickly.
Aside from you trying to kill and control the pests in your home, there is always the exterminator. Calling a professional pest control service or any tampa pest control management could be the best option for you.