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Having cockroaches in your home will not just give you willies; it could make you and your family very ill. Roaches are infamous for spreading all kinds of bacteria like the E.coli. They also spread diseases like plague and salmonellosis. The scariest bit is that you do not have to be in contact with the bugs to fall sick. Cockroach droppings, surfaces where the roaches have skittered and airborne roach allergens are also health hazards. Thankfully, there is a lot you can do to protect yourself from this dangerous bug.
Identify the Specific Pest You are Dealing With
Currently, there are more than 3,000 known species of cockroaches in the world. Four of these species are commonly found in homes.
Understanding the species you are dealing with will make fighting them easier. Different species have different feeding habits. The more you understand what you are handling, the higher your odds of destroying them forever.
An easy way of knowing the species you have in your house is to catch a few of the bugs. The recommended traps are the sticky ones, which are simple traps made using cardboard and strong adhesives. For effective trapping, add small amounts of food crumbs at the center of the trap. A little of this goes a long way. Next, place them strategically. Random locations won’t work well. You should place them in areas where the cockroaches pass through. After you catch a few, compare with online sources.
If you have never hunted for cockroaches previously, you are likely to have a difficult time identifying the species. Consider hiring a professional pest control company. Contact Hollywood Florida Pest Control at (954) 361-6126 for reputable and reliable services.
Determine Why They are Bugging You
All types of pests, including cockroaches and termites, like living with human because they need shelter, warmth and food. Essentially, they are looking for place to survive, and your house provides the right conditions. If your house provides the necessities for survival the bugs will not want to leave. After they find their way around the house and discover all the requirements for comfortable living, they will invade your house fast and multiply exponentially. Call the pest control company with certified termite exterminators for the best termite control and extermination of these cockroaches.
How to Control Their Numbers
The best way to keep roaches out of your house is to maintain a clean environment. The bugs will disappear from your house if you cut off their water and food supplies entirely. Although this might seem unrealistic, there are little adjustments you can make to breed great benefits.
1. Reduce food source3>
2. Reduce water sources3>
3. Keep your house clean and tidy at all times3>
Cockroaches are tiny, so they don’t require a lot of food. That is why it’s nearly impossible to eliminate all food and water sources. Cleaning your house everyday is not easy either. However, it I important to try your best if you want to get the cockroach fiasco behind you. Try putting in extra effort.
4. Do not allow them to enter3>
Close all opening they can use to access your home. if you leave your door open, they are likely to invite themselves. Unfortunately, these creatures are very small, thus, even if with termite tenting, they can squeeze through extremely small spaces. However, this shouldn't discourage you. Try sealing all the small crevices that they might use to access your home. Some of the common openings through which cockroaches might enter include:
Kill the Infestation using methods that actually work
Insect Growth Regulator3>
They work very well, and they are ideal for all serious attempts to do away with cockroach infestation. They are artificial hormones. IGRs don’t kill roaches, but they prevent the juvenile pests from attaining adulthood.
Boric acid is an ideal natural solution for killing cockroaches. It is applied on the paths where cockroaches pass through.
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