Roach
Cockroaches can be very good at hiding and even better at hiding their eggs. They reproduce very quickly and in a short time get out of hand. The inside of your home is a great place for them to thrive with unlimited food, water, warmth and places to hide. Roaches are active all year long! They can be brought in by food deliveries, grocery bags, used appliances and electronics and personal items like purses or book-bags. Some roaches can even carry and transfer disease and a variety of pathogenic organisms such as food poisoning, diarrhea.

BIOLOGY BASICS

  • Have been on earth for over 400 million years.
  • Commonly found indoors in restaurants, bars, grocery stores, homes, apartments, etc.
  • Adults are 1/2-5/8 inches long, tan to light brown, and have 2 dark parallel lines from the back of the head to the wings.
  • Have developed wings but do not fly.
  • Have 3 development stages: egg, nymph, and adult.
  • Female carries purse shaped egg capsule containing up to 48 eggs and can produce 4 to 8 capsules in her lifetime. 1 every 6 weeks.
  • Can become an adult within 8 weeks and have a life span of 20-30 weeks.
  • 1 female can be responsible for over 10,000 offspring in one year.
  • Mostly active at night but send over 75% of their life in a crack or crevice harbor age.
  • Prefers to live in an environment close to food, water, shelter, and warmth.
  • Over 75% of an infestation consists of pre-adults.
  • Can trans-locate from neighboring and adjoining buildings.
The presence of Roaches is not only dangerous and unsanitary, it will seriously damage your brand and reputation!
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