About Oriental Cockroaches
One of the most common cockroaches found in Oregon is the Oriental Cockroach, also known as a black beetle or water bug. The Oriental Cockroach is an occasional invader, meaning that for the most part they live outside, but they will occasionally find their way into your home. Their habitats are tight areas such as cracks, crevices, or under objects such as garbage cans. Their diet mainly consists of organic material which is why you will tend to find a higher population numbers around garbage cans or compost piles. You will start to see them around spring time all the way through summer and into fall.
How to Prevent Oriental Cockroaches
Some ways to prevent oriental cockroaches from getting into your house is to limit their accesses point. A common entrance will be doorways that are not properly sealed and have a gap between the bottom of the door and the threshold. Around your plumbing is another common entrance point that allows them access into your house. Our pest control exterminator company can eliminate these bugs.
About German Cockroaches
German cockroaches are smaller than Oriental Cockroaches, but are found commonly inside houses, rather than outside. They are found mainly in the kitchen, but can also be found almost anywhere in your home. They like to hide in appliances, such as microwaves, dishwashers, refrigerators, and also in cupboards. Around and under the sink is another very common place to find German Cockroaches. A very common way to get German cockroaches is by bring luggage, bags, or used appliances into your home.
How to Prevent German Cockroaches
The best way to prevent from getting German Cockroaches is by checking anything you bring into your house from another place. These include used appliances, luggage, bags, i.e. It will also help to keep your kitchen clean, and to not have any open containers of food for them to feed on. Fuller's pest control exterminator company can eliminate your cockroach problem.
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