Cockroaches are undoubtedly repulsive to you. They’re known to carry germs that can spread disease, they seem to appear out of nowhere when you go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, and they’re just not attractive to look at. One of the few things that could be worse than seeing cockroaches is seeing one and realizing that there are many in your home.
Crannies and Nooks
Cockroaches love to hide in cracks and crevices, which are abundant in houses and flats. Baseboards and trim, the backs of picture frames, and areas where recycling has piled up are all examples. By removing any debris that may attract roaches, you can avoid infestations in these places. Inspect your home as well to ensure that all cracks are sealed and that your baseboards and trim are flush.
Are you feeling uneasy now that you know where cockroaches hide? Knowing that your cockroach prevention and control needs are being handled by a trained specialist may set your mind at ease. Contact SOS-extermination® to have a certified specialist check your property and develop a customized pest control strategy for you.
You aren’t the only one who thinks the couch is comfortable. Roaches will occasionally congregate on — or rather, in — your couch, especially if you have a habit of spilling while snacking and watching movies. Worse, cockroaches have been known to lay eggs in and on your furniture. Regularly vacuum upholstered furniture and inspect wooden furniture for egg casings that need to be removed to help prevent this.
Appliances for the Kitchen
Are you afraid about roaches hiding in the back of your microwave, refrigerator, or oven? Unfortunately, because the kitchen is warm, moist, and a wonderful spot to gather up particles of food detritus, these places, along with countertop gadgets like toasters and coffeemakers, may be roach havens. You may reduce several main cockroach attractants by wiping off counters after meals, cleaning under countertop appliances, vacuuming or mopping on a regular basis, carrying trash out, and keeping sink drains and traps free.
Do you believe cockroaches can’t get into your cabinets? Reconsider your position. They have no qualms about sneaking inside cupboards and feasting on any food that has spilled. Clean your cabinets and pantry on a regular basis to keep creepy crawlies away. Additionally, store grains, pastas, and pet food in airtight containers that are sealed.