Preventing a Cockroach Infestation in Your Home

Preventing a Cockroach Infestation in Your HomeNo one wants any type of bug in his or her home, especially cockroaches. Besides being disgusting and scary to look at, roaches can spread salmonella, Staphylococcus Pneumonia, and other diseases throughout your home. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to prevent having roaches invade your house.

First things first, inspect your home. Check for droppings, egg sacs, and shed exoskeletons. If you see them in isolated areas, put down strips of roach traps immediately, to try to stop the problem in its tracks…literally. Roaches seek out water, so look for collected water near plants, your drip pan under the refrigerator, and condensation around pipes.

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