The Obnoxious American

American CockroachesIf one were to poll pest control customers about what they thought was the most disgusting insect, there’s a good chance the American cockroach would come out on top. First of all, it’s large and scary, it’s very fast, and when it proliferate it stinks. Add to this that the American cockroach is one of the few cockroaches that readily flies and you’ve got one obnoxious pest.

American cockroaches live longer and are slower to reproduce than the more common German cockroach. The American cockroach female only produces 16 eggs as compared to the German cockroach which produces 36 eggs. If American cockroaches are left undisturbed, they can build impressive populations.

An American cockroach can survive in places with little food. They are relatively common in storm drain systems, basements, and storage areas. These cockroaches often feed on glues and starches associated with boxes and papers.

InCide® Pest Control Insulation installed in walls can help eliminate the infestation of cockroaches. Whether you are building a new home or have an existing home, InCide® can be easily installed. Not only will InCide® Pest Control Insulation save you money on your monthly utility costs. But, will give you piece of mind knowing those pesky roaches will not survive the pest control properties not found in other types of insulation.

Unlike many household pests, cockroaches are prevalent year-round. Homeowners attempting to control cockroaches themselves may find this to be a difficult task. You should contact a professional pest management company to eliminate a cockroach problem.

Since InCide® may only be installed by a licensed pest control operator, ask them how you can reduce the risk of cockroach infestation in your walls and save money on your monthly utility cost.

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