Cockroaches are an extremely difficult pest to get rid of. They’re nocturnal, scatter quickly, and hide in dark areas of the home. For these reasons and more, it can be hard to know when you have an infestation. However, seeing even one roach is an indicator that there are likely many more nearby. It’s important to learn how to manage cockroaches by learning what attracts them to your property in the first place.
By knowing how to prevent cockroaches, you can save yourself from the gross discovery of an infestation!
DIY Cockroach Control
Although there are many all-natural or DIY cockroach control methods that supposedly are effective, they are never a long-term solution. Some may work to prevent roaches, but won’t provide any successful cockroach control. Cockroaches are known for hiding in the nooks and crannies of your property, making them difficult to find without the eye of a trained professional. Your best best at managing a cockroach infestation is preventing them in the first place.
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How to Prevent a Cockroach Infestation
To keep cockroaches away from your property, it’s important to know how to reduce or eliminate their chances of survival indoors. Some ways you can keep cockroaches away include:
- Refrigerate unsealed food and store food in airtight containers.
- Avoid leaving pet food out overnight and promptly put it away after mealtime.
- Wipe or clean up spills and crumbs immediately.
- Keep your oven, microwave, and counters debris-free.
- Never leave clutter or piles of junk around your property.
- Seal all cracks and gaps around pipes and in your home’s exterior.
- Completely seal trash and take it out routinely.
Cockroach Prevention Services
Bottom line: getting rid of roaches requires the help of a professional cockroach exterminator. They are excellent at hiding, and can be difficult to exterminate without aggressive methods. With award-winning training and advanced technology, your Pest Defense Solutions specialist will look for conditions that invite cockroaches, tackle current infestations, and stop their life cycle to prevent future invaders. Call us today to learn more!Back to Cockroach Exterminators, Control & Removal
How to Manage a Cockroach Infestation in Albuquerque NM
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