Cockroaches are infamous for being difficult to control without the help of an experienced exterminator. Seeing even one cockroach in your property is often a bad sign that there are more nearby. In addition to being gross, cockroaches can be dangerous as well. They can carry bacteria and pathogens that may cause disease, and have even been linked to allergic reactions in people.
The dangers of cockroaches
Cockroaches are certainly gross, but they could be more of a threat than you realize. Some of the dangers associated with roaches include:
- Cockroaches carry a range of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. This can cause contamination and deteriorate food products.
- Roaches are linked back to allergies. Their droppings, exoskeleton, and saliva release particles into the air that may trigger allergic reactions in some people.
- Roaches are suspected carriers of organisms that cause disease. They have been linked to salmonellosis, cholera, listeriosis, and more, all of which are transmitted indirectly through their droppings or saliva.
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The importance of cockroach pest control
Anyone who comes across a roach in their property probably wants to take immediate action to get rid of them. Many people likely want to treat their property for cockroaches on their own through a number of store-bought or all-natural methods. Unfortunately, this DIY cockroach control route simply will not work when you’re dealing with an infestation.
Cockroaches only need a few weeks to turn into a full-blown infestation, usually right under your nose. For that reason, it’s important to call a cockroach exterminator as soon as you notice roaches in your property.
Best cockroach exterminators
At Pest Defense Solutions, we understand that cockroach infestations are distressing for any property owner. We use the latest science and technology to test new and innovative products so we can protect your home from cockroaches with an effective plan suited to your specific needs. To learn more about why we’re Albuquerque and Santa Fe’s top cockroach exterminators, give us a call today!Back to Cockroach Exterminators, Control & Removal
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