Cockroaches are one of the most disgusting animals on the planet. No one can doubt this argument. Any sighting of disgusting black cockroaches skittering in front of you is enough to make your skin crawl. In fact, a lot of people do not realize, but living with hundreds of cockroaches in their houses. Cockroaches itself are dangerous as it carries diseases and allergies, especially for children, as well as gives off unpleasant odors and ruins food.
Have you ever wondered how cockroaches enter your house? House is indeed the ideal place for cockroaches since it has a shelter, moisture, warmth, and food. These all are the basic needs for cockroaches to reproduce and grow. It doesn’t matter whether your house is dirty or clean, there are probably cockroaches hiding inside. Either inside appliances, behind the fridge, stove, or crawling around the house.
Can you imagine if you are living in a dirty home? It provides the perfect conditions for cockroaches. Besides, although cockroaches are more prolific in the summer, they’re still there all year round. Cockroaches usually live in warm and humid environments, which make Sydney the perfect place for them.
All cockroaches may look the same for you, in fact, there are more than a hundred different types of them living in Australia. Cockroaches generally have flat and oval bodies with a small head and six legs. The body of the animals becomes darker in color as they grow up. Among those types, German cockroaches are mainly seen around the apartment buildings. The cockroaches can breed up to hundred thousand eggs in a single year.
With hundreds of cockroaches hiding inside the house, you may not notice until there is a serious cockroach infestation. There are many ways to identify the existence of cockroaches, including the sighting of cockroach — obviously, black streak marks from cockroach droppings on the ground, dead cockroaches’ bodies, “crunchy” shells, and oily bad smell in several areas inside your house.
If you ever seen any of these signs in your house, it is best to take immediate action to repel cockroaches. It is time to call and to partner up with a professional pest control inner west company. Having an expert to help you is the most efficient solution for this problem. Using an insecticide spray is not recommended since it doesn’t help to repel cockroaches, but spreading them around the house instead.
However, there are some ways that you can do on your own to prevent cockroach infestation in your house. First of all, it is vital to keep your home clean and tidy in all areas even the smallest part. Clean the underneath appliances especially refrigerator, stove, microwave, and toaster regularly. Avoid leaving any food in an open space, and make sure to store it in an airtight container. Also, take out the trash every single day, don’t leave it overnight. If you find any cracks or holes in the walls, immediately seal it to prevent cockroaches from entering those holes and end up breeding inside.