Pest Spotlight: German Roaches In Reno Can Be Difficult To Get Rid Of

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It is not healthy to sit around worrying about pests like cockroaches. This will do no one any good. What is helpful is doing a bit of research and finding out why these pests invade homes and how to keep them out. Today we are going to put a spotlight on German cockroaches and offer you some simple options to keep these pests out of your Reno home year-round. Call Celtic Pest Control for more direct information about pest control in Reno or to schedule your home for a service visit. We would be more than happy to skip the details and jump straight to professional control options.

Spotting One German Cockroach Almost Certainly Means More

There are lots of pests that invade homes on their own. The German cockroach is not one of these pests. These local bugs invade with their family members and rapidly reproduce when they have access to food, moisture, and shelter. Keeping this in mind, if you see a single cockroach inside your home, it is a good sign that there are more just out of view. These pests become more and more brave the larger infestations become. If seeing roaches is a common occurrence, call for help because your problems are much more significant than they seem. 

German Cockroaches Spread Dangerous Pathogens In Your Home

There are many things you should be concerned about if you have German cockroaches inside your home. One of the biggest worries is that these pests will get you or one of your family members sick. They do this by carrying harmful bacteria, pathogens, and parasitic worms inside and on their bodies. They transmit these sickness vectors by crawling over countertops, tables, and left-out food. If you're wondering what diseases do cockroaches carry, here are a few, salmonellosis, typhoid fever, plague, and listeriosis. You might contract a harmful disease when you consume contaminated food or interact with a contaminated surface. The good news is you can avoid this by cleaning often, storing food inside air-tight containers, and seeking professional help to deal with cockroach infestations before they grow out of control. If you are considering using DIY control methods, we have some things you should think about first. 

Why Do-It-Yourself German Cockroach Control Fails

It doesn't matter if you have massive cockroaches or tiny cockroaches inside your home; these pests are difficult to control, plain and simple. Why are they difficult to control? Here are a few reasons.

  • Cockroaches are resistant to many traditional forms of pest control.
  • Cockroaches are quick on their feet and will run from danger.
  • Cockroaches can hide inside wall voids, attics, and other hard-to-reach areas inside homes.
  • Cockroaches can withstand over 900 times their own body weight in pressure.
  • Cockroaches can live without their heads for over a week.

If you suspect your home has an active cockroach problem, let our team handle these pests for you. We know what methods work best to root these annoying bugs out from the places they hide.

The Best Way To Get Rid Of Roaches In Your House

Now that you know some not-so-fun facts about cockroaches let's talk about how to get and keep these pests out of your home. We recommend finding a treatment plan that meets your need. There are many great options for this at Celtic Pest Control. Our team specializes in general and specialty pest control measures and is ready to help you address your cockroach problems.

Call now for a free evaluation or to learn more about our year-round pest control plans and find a solution to the roaches inside your Reno home.

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