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What are cockroaches?

While there have been over 4,000 cockroach species found living all around the globe, there are only four that are considered pests here in America: the American cockroach, the German cockroach, the Oriental cockroach, and the Asian cockroach. These roaches are commonly found invading both residential and commercial properties.

american cockroach with white background found in coweta oklahoma

By nature, cockroaches are resilient pests that range in size from ½ of an inch long up to 2 inches in length, depending on the exact species. Cockroaches feed primarily on decaying organic materials and, due to this behavior, have actually been found to be beneficial for the environment. However, though they may play an important role in helping to keep our planet clean, there is no question that these filthy pests are unwelcome in Oklahoma homes and businesses!

Are cockroaches dangerous?

Yes, cockroaches are dangerous to have hanging around your home or business. In fact, cockroaches are high on the list of pests you do not want invading your property! As beneficial as their habits are to the environment, having insects that spend most of their time crawling through garbage, sewers, and waste spreading harmful bacteria across your food prep areas is a definite danger. Studies on these pests have discovered that they carry around 33 different kinds of bacteria on their bodies including Salmonella and E. Coli. Additionally, their shed skins can trigger asthma attacks in people children, the elderly, and individuals with breathing problems.

Why do I have a cockroach problem?

If you’re dealing with a cockroach infestation in your home or business, it is most likely because they have found a suitable place to breed. A suitable breeding site for cockroaches is a warm, humid space that provides them easy access to food and water sources; boiler rooms, basements, steam tunnels, and sewers are some of the places they often find to meet these needs. And it only takes one female cockroach finding a way into your home or business to start a full-blown roach invasion on your property!

How do I get rid of cockroaches?

If you have spotted cockroaches in your home or business, it is vital that you contact a pest control professional immediately. Having cockroaches around is definitely not worth the health risk they present! At Dandi Guaranty, our team of pest control experts would be happy to help solve your cockroach problem. With just one call, you can secure a pest prevention plan that works for you and your property. When you partner with us at Dandi Guaranty, you’ll find freedom from those filthy, illness-spreading roaches in no time!

Can I do it myself?

Unfortunately, most DIY cockroach control methods just don’t get the job done. And the last thing we want is to see you struggle with frustrating cockroaches. That’s why we provide quality pest control solutions to make your life easier. To learn more about our residential and commercial cockroach control options, give us a call today!