A-1 SPECIALIZES IN
BROWN BANDED COCKROACHES
Brown-banded cockroaches are named from the two lighter bands they have across their dark-brown bodies.
What we do
A-1 Bonded Termite specializes in safe and effective cockroach removal treatments. When taking care of your cockroach problem, you can expect the utmost care and professionalism by our certified team of pest removal specialists.
A-1 Pest Control thoroughly inspects your property to properly establish what pests we are dealing with, and their colony size.
Once the pest is isolated we find ways to effectively remove the pest from your living area.
Once your pests are eliminated, we ensure they don’t come back.
COCKROACH PREVENTION TIPS
If you suspect a cockroach infestation, it is important to hire a pest control professional to rid your home of cockroaches as soon as possible. The most effective way to get rid of cockroaches is to call A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. for a free inspection*.
Your inspector will make recommendations to eliminate the infestation and make suggestions on how to correct conditions that may be conducive to re-infestations.
They are the smallest of the cockroach family. Male brown-banded roaches have full wings that and can fly, but females have underdeveloped wings and cannot fly.
Brown-banded cockroaches prefer darkness and can be found throughout structures but prefer drier locations and areas above 80 degrees. Brown-banded cockroach females carry their egg capsule for one to two days then attaches it to a protective surface such as furniture. Each capsule will produce about 18 eggs and females can product about 14 capsules in their lifetime.
brown, with pronounced banding across wings
oval, about 1/2″
Found throughout US, brown-banded cockroaches tend be found in homes, apartments, hotels, and hospital rooms. They are frequently transported in furniture and rapidly spread throughout buildings.
They are generally found in the warmer parts of the buildings. Preferred locations indoors include beneath tables, chairs, tables, chests, picture frames, moldings, and in rough plaster on walls.
This type of cockroach is not typically found in restaurants and kitchens because it feeds on starchy materials and residues of body oils and skin flakes.
PEST THREAT LEVEL
Brown-banded cockroaches can cause damage from feeding and harboring in pantries.
They contain protozoa and bacteria that can cause diseases such as gastroenteritis and diarrhea. Bacteria and protozoa can be transferred on their legs and bodies by crawling on food, utensils, and food surfaces.