Cockroaches can be some of the world’s most difficult pests to kill as their survival rate is so high and they’re good at hiding. Surprisingly cockroaches were not originally found in the United States of America. Instead, they were brought to the continent accidentally during the 17th century.
There are three main species of cockroaches commonly found in the San Tan Valley area. There is the German Cockroach, the American Cockroach, and the Turkestan Cockroach. Davis Pest Control can be your go-to roach exterminator to deal with these unwanted pests in your home.
Rarely found inside homes however they are known to infest during heavy rain. They grow to be around 1.5 inches in length. The American cockroach pest control usually consists of loose pellet bait, and other management substances can be applied to walls and other infested areas.
This species of cockroach is the most common cockroach found around the world. While they do have wings and are able to fly, they prefer to run around instead. These cockroaches are typically only around 0.5 inches to 1 inches in length.
The Turkestan cockroach is otherwise known as a rusty red cockroach or simply a rusty red. They are known to live outdoors, similar to the German cockroaches, but they will inhabit shelters in tropical environments. They were first noticed in the USA in 1978.
Cockroaches spend most of their time resting in small cracks and conserving energy. At night is when they mostly eat, move around contaminating surfaces, and mate with each other.
Cockroaches like to dwell in dark and damp areas that are difficult for predators to get to them. The common areas they are found are near plumbing fixtures, cracks in a cupboard, kitchen sinks, basements, crawl spaces, behind refrigerators, under washing machines, and food storage areas. The cockroaches move around through cracks and plumbing to find a safe space to hide.
As cockroaches eat almost anything. Their food consists of human food and waste materials. They are even known to eat soap and toothpaste. Common household foods they are known to eat include grease, grains, starch, glue, hair, fingernail clippings, dead insects, decaying matter, and meats.
Getting a cockroach exterminator to come and get rid of these unsanitary pests is the best option as they know exactly how to get rid of them, and they have the correct chemicals. At Davis Pest Control, our technicians know exactly what to do and how to do the job efficiently to save you time, money and peace of mind. Davis Pest Control has a quick turn-around time of 24 hours and less, so you can rid your home of cockroaches in a timely manner.
Make sure you do not have scraps of food or any other food sources that cockroaches like to eat.