✔️ Looks for cockroaches at night:
Nests are usually hidden and this insect is nocturnal, so you are more likely to see a cockroach at night. Pay attention to your kitchen or outside after dark. If you have pets, check the area where they eat because it is easily accessible.
✔️ Signs of cockroaches around the house:
We often suspect a pest, but we are not sure because we do not see the insects. For cockroaches, look for the presence of droppings (tiny black grains), eggs, or cockroach skin husks. You are also likely to find jaw marks on certain foods such as pasta and bread or food packaging.
✔️ Damage to objects caused by cockroach bites:
Another factor to consider is the damage that cockroaches can do to objects such as books or upholstery. As they eat everything, this insect can leave marks on sofas and other types of paper or leather objects.
✔️ Strange odors where cockroaches pass:
Cockroaches leave droppings and fluids wherever they go and where they sleep. These odors produce pheromones that attract more cockroaches, but are one of the best ways to diagnose a cockroach infestation.
Where do cockroaches hide?
Look under appliances, inside kitchen or clothing cupboards, behind pictures on the wall, in cracks in doors and windows, electrical outlets, and in every corner you can.
How to prevent and control a cockroach infestation?
Keeping the kitchen and appliances clean and free of grease, storing food in closed containers, emptying the trash, cleaning the pipes, repairing cracks in the walls and vacuuming frequently are just some of these behaviors.
Regular cleaning of the house is essential to reduce the presence of cockroaches. Clean the kitchen regularly, do not leave food scraps exposed and make sure there are no crumbs or food residue on the floor.
Traps can be an effective option for catching cockroaches. They usually contain a product to attract cockroaches and an adhesive substance to prevent cockroaches from escaping .
Attractive baits are toxic substances that cockroaches consume and take back to their nests, killing the cockroaches that come into contact with the bait and those in the nest.
the insecticides they can be applied in specific places in the house, such as in cracks, crevices or behind furniture. It is important to follow the instructions for the product and be careful when applying it.
5️⃣ Call a professional:
If the cockroach infestation is very severe , it may be necessary to call in a professional to deal with the problem. They will have access to stronger products and more effective pest control techniques.