Cockroaches are similar to termites. For one, cockroaches help the environment by helping to clear away dead plant material. For another, cockroaches will enter a house and nest there if they detect the presence of food, shelter and water. And, much like termites, cockroaches are sneaky little critters. That's why you sometimes don't realize they are in your home until you have an infestation. Unfortunately, because of their size, German cockroaches can enter a house in numerous ways. [Read More]
Tips for Preventing a Termite Infestation in Your Home
Unlike many types of insects that can be easily spotted flying or crawling around your home, termites can stay out of sight while munching at the wooden elements of the home throughout the year. As a result, you might not be aware of termite activity in your home until significant termite damage has already happened. The best way to stay ahead of termite problems is to put in place measures to prevent a termite infestation in your home. [Read More]
Does One Dead Cockroach Mean You Have an Infestation?
Have you discovered a dead cockroach in your house somewhere? Then, naturally, you'll now question whether you have an infestation in the house somewhere. Since cockroaches are social creatures that live in groups, one dead cockroach might mean that you have a cockroach colony. But before you panic, check your home for signs. Cockroaches Congregate Near Food and Water Cockroaches always congregate where the food and water is. As such, begin your search in an area, such as your kitchen, where food and water are plentiful. [Read More]
6 Actions to Take If Your Restaurant Has German Cockroaches
It's every restaurant manager or owner's worst nightmare: a German cockroach infestation. If German cockroaches manage to get a foothold in a restaurant, they are notoriously difficult to eradicate. That's why if you see even one cockroach, you should be prepared for an infestation. Have you spotted a German cockroach in your restaurant? Taking the following six actions should help you to deal with the problem before it gets out of hand. [Read More]