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Oriental cockroaches are frequently called “waterbugs” because they come out of drains.
They only have a one-year lifespan, but females can produce 150 offspring during that time. Males have wings and will run or fly, females have no wings and can only run. They remain indoors year-round and prefer cooler areas such as basements and crawl-spaces.
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.
ORIENTAL COCKROACHES 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.
Oriental cockroaches have a life-span up to one year and during that time, the female can lay up to 150 eggs. They feed on a variety of food sources but prefer starchy food or decaying organic matter. Although they primarily life indoors, they can survive outdoors in freezing temperatures.
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Oriental cockroaches prefer dark moist areas. Outside you will find Oriental cockroaches in sewers and under debris, leaves, stones and firewood. They can enter structures under doors, under windows, through plumbing, or utility pipes. Indoors you will find Oriental cockroaches under porches, in basements, crawl spaces, sink pipes, and floor drains.
PEST THREAT LEVEL
Although the Oriental cockroaches is certainly a nuisance pest, it can also spread bacteria and disease. They are known to spread bacteria, parasitic worms and human pathogens.
Oriental cockroaches’ habits of visiting places of filth means that they are likely to pick up germs as they crawl through decaying matter or sewage and deposit this bacteria, germs, and disease into food or onto food surfaces.