• Winter time and Cockroaches

    Most homeowners are aware of the health and safety risks associated with cockroach infestations, including the allergies and asthma triggered by cockroach allergens, and the germs and bacteria they have been known to spread. What may not be as widely known is the fact that cockroaches are a very interesting and resilient pest that exhibits some very odd behavior and survival tactics. For example, cockroaches spend 75% of their time resting and can withstand temperatures as cold as 32 degrees F…

  • INVINCIBLE INSECTS: HOW TO GET RID OF GERMAN COCKROACHES

    Predating the dawn of civilization, cockroaches have been roaming the earth for millions of years, making them the oldest known insects in modern-day existence. Throughout multiple millennia, roaches’ anatomy hasn’t changed all that much, either—as the oldest fossils found look nearly identical to the cockroaches that creep us out today. Talk about being more resilient than dinosaurs! For prehistoric pests, cockroaches—German cockroaches (Blattella germanica), in particular—have been notorious…

  • How to Get Roaches Out of Furniture

    Cockroaches appear frightening to many homeowners, but their offensive look is far from the most important reason to get rid of these pests. Roaches can carry diseases, aggravate the symptoms of asthmatics, and contaminate food and water. When roaches take up residence inside furniture, they can be persistent and difficult to remove. By considering the habits and behavior of roaches, however, you can design a control method to protect your family and furniture. Step 1 Vacuum the furniture in whi…

  • Investigating Links Between Roaches and Mental Health

    What are the links between mood disorders and a type of pesticide called Organophosphates? One OU PhD student explains their research... Organophosphates exist throughout our environment and consequently, we are all likely to come into contact with these compounds to some extent. Evidence suggests that long-term, low-level exposure to these compounds play a role in psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression. However, most research has focused on the effects of short-term exposure to …

  • Pest Control for Roaches

    www.redully.com https://twitter.com/RedullyT Once you've taken away food and water sources for roaches, you're ready to kick them out of their nests. Using the sticky traps, you should have a good idea of where they live. Next, find any cracks or crannies in that area or places that you've seen roaches escape. Fill those gaps with a flexible caulk that prevents roaches from getting back into your living space. Roach baits and boric acid are your next line of defense if those previous steps d…


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