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Whether you own a home, rental property, or a commercial building, cockroaches are about the last thing you want to deal with. Their infestations can cause damage that ranges from medical to psychological to those affecting property. There’s no time to lose in contacting a seasoned cockroach control service technician. Pro Active Pest Control offers emergency service and same-day scheduling to the greatest extent possible. 

The Signs of Cockroach Infestation in Your Home

Recognizing the telltale signs of infestation empowers homeowners to take timely action to address the issue effectively.

Some of the red flags that indicate you should call our office are these: 

  • Live cockroach sightings: As infestations progress, cockroaches may become bolder in their quest for food and water. Sightings in kitchen and bathroom areas warrant immediate attention.
  • Fecal droppings: The droppings resemble small, dark specks or pellets and may be concentrated behind appliances, in cabinets, and along baseboards. 
  • Egg casings: These casings are often found in secluded, sheltered areas, such as within cracks, crevices, or behind furniture. Their presence signifies the potential for a population surge.
  • Shed skins: As cockroaches mature, they shed their exoskeletons in a process called molting. The discarded exoskeletons, known as shed skins or exuviae, are tangible evidence of cockroach activity and growth. 
  • Musty odors: Cockroaches emit pheromones that contribute to a distinct, unpleasant scent. Musty odors emanating from wall voids, under sinks, or within storage areas should prompt thorough inspection.

Call (888) 335-4008 today. Our bilingual team serves both English and Spanish-speaking property owners.

The Risks of Cockroach Infestation 

Prominent risks posed by cockroaches include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Allergies and Asthma Exacerbation

The presence of allergenic proteins in cockroach feces, saliva, and shed skins can elicit immune responses, leading to a range of allergic symptoms. For people with pre-existing respiratory conditions, exposure to cockroach allergens can precipitate severe exacerbations, characterized by wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. 

Spread of Disease-Causing Pathogens

Cockroaches act as vectors for various disease-causing pathogens, posing a substantial public health concern in residential and commercial settings. Cockroaches have been implicated in the transmission of bacteria, viruses, and parasites that can lead to a spectrum of infectious diseases.

Damage to Food 

Cockroaches are notorious for their affinity towards consuming a broad spectrum of organic matter, including food items, paper products, and fabrics. Their voracious feeding habits can result in contamination of stored food supplies, rendering them unfit for consumption. 

Damage to Property 

Beyond the realm of food-related damage, cockroaches can inflict harm upon property through their gnawing activities and excretions. The presence of cockroach excrement and regurgitated matter can tarnish surfaces and compromise indoor air quality.

Why Cockroach Infestations Happen 

Cockroaches are a diverse group of insects, with several common species prevalent in urban and residential environments. Each species possesses distinct characteristics that influence their behaviors and our management strategies.

Cockroaches are known for their nocturnal nature and rapid reproduction rates, making them challenging pests to eradicate once established. They are adept at finding hiding spots in cracks, crevices, and dark, secluded areas within buildings. Their ability to feed on a wide range of organic matter further contributes to their tenacity.

Their remarkable resilience and adaptability set cockroaches apart from many other pests. They have evolved survival mechanisms that enable them to endure harsh conditions, including prolonged periods without food or water. 

Get Pro Active With Your Cockroach Control 

Don’t just sit back and let the cockroaches invade your home and disturb your peace of mind. Let our experienced professionals give your property a thorough cleaning, and then follow up with constructive measures aimed at prevention. We’ve been helping homeowners for over 10 years and welcome the opportunity to help you next. 

Call Pro Active Pest Control at (888) 335-4008 or use our online contact form to ask for a free estimate.


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