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Cockroach Baits

Cockroach baits come in tubes of gel or you can buy little stations that contain a pesticide œcookie. Either way, these baits draw hungry cockroaches to feed and once they do, they return to their nests where they die in a day or so.

Roaches In House | Cockroaches

, There is no reason why someone should live with roaches in a house with today's advanced cockroach baiting products.

Roach Baiting

german_roach_station.jpgSuccessful roach baiting requires knowledge of the cockroach species and a complete understanding about cockroach habits.

Cockroach Bait

Just because you buy cockroach bait doesn't mean you are going to control cockroaches. Most homeowners don't understand cockroach habits and even fewer actually read the product label.

Cockroach Control

Cockroach control is not difficult. It just takes time and a willingness to change some personal habits. Clutter and carelessness about food spills are at the top of the list of things that need to be corrected if you ever hope to be free of cockroaches.

Cockroach Infestation

A cockroach infestation cannot always be fixed with pesticides alone. Living in clutter and failing to do a good job of cleaning can cause a major cockroach infestation to occur. 

Cockroach Species

You might have known that cockroaches can survive for a week with its head cut off, but did you know that the cockroache species might be able to predict earthquakes? Find out more interesting cockroach facts.

Do Cockroaches Bite

All the cockroach species that are common invaders of homes are capable of biting people. Cockroach bites normally occur when the person is sleeping.

Palmetto Bugs

Palmetto bugs are American Cockroaches, but with a more appealing name. These suckers are big, they can fly, and they aren't scared of anything or anyone. Palmetto bugs are creepy, but getting rid of palmetto bugs can be a cinch.

Oriental Cockroaches

Oriental cockroaches are slow movers, can barely climb and few are capable of flight. But, don't underestimate the Oriental cockroach for what it lacks in maneuverability it makes up in other places.

Brown Banded Cockroach

The Brown Banded cockroach is one of the smaller cockroaches around.  But, what it lacks in size it makes up in numbers.  Brown Banded cockroaches hitchhike their way into our homes and our lives.

Cockroach - Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

The Madagascar Hissing cockroach has become an unwilling celebrity through various TV reality shows and horror movies. But, the Madagascar Hissing cockroach is actually a gentle giant.

Cockroach - American Cockroach

The American cockroach is one of the largest cockroaches we encounter. American cockroaches are usually found in commercial, industrial environments, but can find their way into homes via plumbing pipes and sewer lines.

Organic Cockroach Control

When it comes to cockroach control most people will scream œNo mercy! The problem is that some roach pesticides will poison you too! Here are a few non-toxic solutions to get rid of cockroaches.

Cockroach Identification

***image8***Cockroach identification is important to making correct treatment decisions. Big or small, identify cockroaches here.

Get Rid of Roaches

When you want to get rid of roaches most people will scream œNo mercy! The problem is that some roach pesticides will poison you too! Here are a few non-toxic solutions to get rid of cockroaches.

Cockroach Facts

Roaches and filth. Roaches and filth. Go together like, well, I don't know an adequate rhyme, but who cares? Cockroaches are yucky!roach.jpg

Water Bugs

***image1***We often hear homeowners say, œWe don't have any cockroaches, but we do see waterbugs in our basement. The Oriental cockroach is often called a waterbug or water bug.

Roach Control

***image2***In spite of advances in pesticides and roach control techniques, why is roach control so difficult? Cockroaches still maintain their position of being one of our most common household and commercial pests.

Wood Roach

***image2***The Wood roach is a large cockroach often mistakenly identified as the American cockroach. The wood roach does not live inside structures.

Name Origins Cockroaches

***image2***There are many cockroach species with many names depending upon the country. Cockroach name origins may not control the critter, but knowing the name origins of cockroaches can provide important information about this pest.

Cockroach Weird Stories

***image2***Urban legends about insects give us nightmares, yet we're still fascinated and disgusted by their presence. Read on if you have the stomach to hear about a cockroach insect urban legend.