Having a clean house will not eradicate roaches entering your home since they are looking for food, shelter and water to survive. If it is a larger cockroach you are seeing, they are coming from the outside to the inside, through windows or doors that might not be sealed properly when shut, or through attics, basements, etc. If it is the smaller cockroach, they can be brought in on groceries, bags, furniture, etc.
What do cockroaches eat?
Many, many different things. for example, feeds on a great variety of foodstuffs including bread, fruit, leather, starch in book bindings, paper, glue, skin flakes, hair, dead insects and soiled clothing.
How Do Cockroaches Make My Family Sick?
Cockroaches produce a specific protein, tropomosin, which has been linked with asthma. Decaying molted exoskeletons and fecal matter from roaches also contribute to the allergens caused by cockroaches. They will also cause sickness by spreading bacteria across food or structure surfaces as the crawl around.
Treatment For Cockroach
A professional treatment is the best way to control cockroaches in a given area. Pestofume Corporation of India Pest Control offers professional treatments for the control of cockroaches and our pest management professionals are thoroughly trained to address all your cockroach problems.
- Sanitation – Like all animals, roaches need food and water, so by reducing access to these conditions, the populations will become stressed and perish.
- Harborage alteration – Outdoor clutter, such as leaf litter and wood piles, are excellent harborage for roaches and often provide high areas of humidity and moisture.
- Perimeter Treatment – A professional perimeter treatment around the home is effective in reducing cockroach populations.