Brown Cockroaches are not a common pest in houses. However, they can be abundant in sewers and buildings.
Size: Up to 1 1/2 inches long
Activity/Behavior: This cockroach has not been able to become successfully established within northern states. Rather, it is common in southern states. They go as far west as Texas.
Where They Live: This cockroach prefers to inhabit warm, damp locations like steam tunnels and boiler rooms. In the summer, large numbers accumulate in outdoor locations (such as leaf litter, ground covers, trees, and dumps). In the fall, they migrate into surrounding structures.
Tips for Control: This cockroach requires intensive treatments to all areas of a residence. This cockroach is rarely seen in the Northeast and treatment methods should be discussed with the client by management.
How Suburban Exterminating Can Help: Control of brown cockroaches takes persistence and experience. An infestation sometimes can be controlled using over-the-counter products, but cockroaches often need to be treated directly. Too much bait may repel the pest, but a professional can place down the right amount, help you properly survey the property to get rid of cockroaches.
Suburban Exterminating follows a strict set of guidelines to ensure your health and safety. We use only products which are registered with the EPA. Our technicians are registered and licensed with NY State. Our technicians participate in a continuing education program.
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